A new study suggests that the transfer of parasitic sea lice from salmon farms to wild salmon populations is much larger and more extensive than previously believed.
Shell has developed a lubricant that it claims poses no threat to human health and will not affect product odour and taste should it come into contact with food.
An upcoming global conference on brand protection, product authentication, document security and RFID industries should provide the food industry with plenty of food for thought.
Hydrocolloid supplier TIC Gums has launched a product designed to help xanthan gum dissolve more easily in water, writes Philippa Nuttall.
With largeness comes a greater exposure to risk and wineries are no exception: aiming to help producers achieve greater consistency, Danish ingredients firm Chr Hansen has created blended yeasts, writes...
Looking for growth through anti-microbial solutions in light of incoming EU rules, the venture capital arm of Danish ingredients firm Danisco will invest in French food safety company TMI Europe.
A new egg safety centre in the US could help ensure that health scares associated with eggs and low public confidence are far less common in the future.
The food code in Australia is under review as food maker Unilever Australia calls for approval of an ice structuring protein (ISP) used to make ice cream and edible ices.
Scientists in the US have successfully used single bacterial cells to make tiny bio-electronic circuits, which could in the future be used to detect bacteria, toxins and proteins.
Lock claims that its new MET 30+ metal detector features software that can help food processors become fully compliant with traceability regulations.
Ongoing steps to reduce the risk of foodborne illness in the European food chain sees the region's umbrella food agency calling for scientists to contribute to solutions.
Scientists in the US have found that spinach stored for a long time loses much of its nutrient content, a discovery that has implications for the shipping of fresh food.
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has launched a new online global standards directory that provides details of BRC-certified food, packaging and consumer product suppliers.
The US government is investing a further $2 million to enhance research on bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) and $5 million to establish a Food Safety Research and Response Network.
Bilwinco has designed a new multihead weigher that it claims is capable of weighing food products at a speed of up to 260 portions per minute.
Prague's Institute of Chemical Technology is home to one of Europe's leading food technology departments, which has helped put the Czech Republic at the cutting edge of food R&D, writes...
In light of tougher allergen label rules food makers eager to slash the risk of potentially harmful food allergens in their product range may welcome the expansion of its testing...
Packaging firm Ilapak is targeting cheese processors with an innovative range of packaging solutions at this year's Interpack show in Dusseldorf.
Hanovia has just launched its new Quantum in-line medium pressure UV system, a low-cost device designed specifically for small-flow industrial process and water applications (up to 120 m3/hr) in the...
The Nordic Committee on Food Analysis (NMKL) has identified flame atomic absorption spectrometry after microwave digestion as a viable means of determining sodium content in foodstuffs.
Developing food and non-food products from under-utilised agricultural materials such as cheese whey is the goal of a new centre opened recently by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS).
As players in the food ingredients industry strive to add value to their portfolio and fight off pressurised margins, a new initiative in the US aims to bring a raft...
In the US ODIN technologies has compiled a benchmarking report that analyses 14 of the leading electronic tags for RFID - an initiative that could simplify the complex choice, reports...
Chr Hansen plans to use this year's Cheese Industry Conference to showcase the technology that it believes can improve production for high volume manufacturers, Philippa Nuttall reports.
Ishida Europe is about to unveil a range of multihead weighers specially designed for wet or sticky foods and claimed to be the fastest and most accurate available, Simon Pitman...