3M Food Safety has launched a test that can detect aerobic bacteria counts in 24 hours for most food matrices.
Mérieux NutriSciences has bought the Randolph Companies after a shared history of safety services to the food industry.
Japan’s novus annus horribilis continues following the recall of more than 120,000 pouches of baby food after a consumer found an insect in one package.
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has published a revised standard on food safety and audits against it will start in July.
Massachusetts produce and aquaculture sites have been given grants to address food safety upgrades.
Invisible Sentinel’s Veriflow diagnostic technology has been adopted for use by Silliker in its laboratories worldwide.
The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has appointed Dr Matthew Gilmour as scientific director general National Public Health Laboratories.
Ireland has become the first EU member state to gain access to the US beef market following the lifting of a ban in March last year.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is organising a scientific conference during World EXPO 2015 in Milan.
Australia's Barokes Wines has applied to patent a process whereby beverage containers are coated with a layer including resveratrol - not to boost heart health but to better preserve wine.
Arrayit Corporation has signed an agreement with the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) around pathogen detection and is also working with a team from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
US Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) laboratories has held a workshop with scientists from the China’s Ministry of Agriculture to highlight efforts on risk assessment and food quality.
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Aseptix Health Sciences has revealed a global license agreement with Ecolab.
A method for finding bread volume has been approved by the American Association of Cereal Chemists – International (AACCI).
Hygiena International has introduced a rapid test system for acid phosphatase activity, a natural enzyme present in raw meat.
In Part 2 of our series, Walmart vice president of food safety Frank Yiannas discusses how the company and its associates convey food safety messages to consumers.
Neogen Corporation has acquired the food safety and veterinary genomic assets of its Chinese distributor, Beijing Anapure BioScientific Co.
The EDC-Free Europe coalition has launched an online platform in response to a consultation to help define criteria for endocrine disruptor chemicals (EDCs) by the European Commission.
Qiagen’s detection assays for Listeria species and Listeria monocytogenes have received AOAC Performance Tested Method (PTM) certification.
Nairns Oatcakes has installed a second combined checkweigher and metal detector from Loma Systems.
Six US federal agencies have jointly announced the 26 communities selected to participate in Local Foods, Local Places, an initiative providing technical support to integrate local food systems into community...
As part of its strategy to drive growth, create value, and improve profitability, food processing equipment provider JBT Corporation has purchased the assets of Wolf-tec, Inc for $54m.
After an 11-month manhunt, Chinese police have arrested 27 people suspected of being part of a smuggling ring that would bring beef into China at a time when BSE fears...
Cargill Meat Solutions, in Winnipeg, Canada, is examining its processing and testing procedures after ground beef in distribution tested positive for E. coli O157:H7.