Researchers have created antimicrobial packaging films containing high flavanol cocoa extracts that they say inhibits the growth of pathogens like listeria, E-coli and salmonella in food products.
Hygiena has received backing for two of its rapid diagnostic tests from the AOAC Research Institute.
Shareholders of Life Technologies Corporation have voted to adopt the takeover of the firm by Thermo Fisher Scientific for $13.6bn.
A sanitation products company is challenging food industry professionals to check their hand hygiene and ensure it’s up to snuff.
Symphony Environmental Technologies has signed a five year supply and marketing agreement with a division of Johnson & Johnson for anti-fungal and anti-bacterial technology for plastic applications.
Astronauts have lived for four months in a simulation of a Mars space station to explore food possibilities for space exploration.
Food and beverage manufacturers are increasingly relying on automated controls to achieve higher quality and consistency in a competitive market.
Software has been created to track and analyze environmental and product testing data to help food processing plants track microbial contaminants and prevent outbreaks.
Sartorius has unveiled a lab balance underlining the importance of reliable and traceable results when weighing in the food industry.
Vivione Biosciences has partnered with a US laboratory to accelerate commercialization of its foodborne pathogen detection kits.
Galactic biotechnologies has set up an e-shop as it launches Galastar and Galacin to satisfy producers’ demands for more natural food preservation technologies.
Eriez claims its sliding conveyor can handle fragile food products to avoid hopping and tumbling.
Silver nanoparticles produced by fungal biomass have been shown to inhibit the growth of a strain of Salmonella.
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The fight against pathogens that show resistance to antibiotics has taken a step forward, courtesy of findings from a Swiss university.
Neogen has launched a meat species identification service and an assay for microbial contamination in beverage products.
Consistent and quality samples are vital to laboratories to move onto the next steps in food safety testing, according to Seward.
Eurofins is to take over Danone’s laboratory for infant nutrition analysis in Germany in return for an exclusive supplier contract for infant nutrition analysis from the firm.
Pathogens can be detected on fresh food surfaces in real-time and in-situ thanks to a coil measurement technique demonstrated by researchers.
Two Irish environmental health graduates have created a food safety app which they claim meets the needs of industry and legislation.
Life Technologies has joined with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to advance food safety testing of E.coli and Salmonella.
AB Sciex has unveiled a meat speciation method which detects animal protein markers and veterinary drug residues in a single analysis.
Mettler-Toledo Safeline Metal Detection has bolstered software for its Profile detection systems with added processing flexibility.
Loma Systems has been awarded Atex21 compliance for its IQ³ metal detector head which is used in potentially explosive atmospheres.
Agilent Technologies has partnered with a polytechnic to open a laboratory and help small and midsize enterprises maintain strict safety and quality standards.