Avure Technologies Food Division is to open a new site in Ohio due to demand for its high pressure processing (HPP) products.
Nanobiotechnology incorporating enzymes and nanoparticles is an alternative to antibiotics and chemicals in the battle against foodborne disease, according to research.
Biotecon Diagnostics has launched the first automated system incorporating detection of genetically modified organisms (GMO), allergens and animal species differentiation, which speeds up testing and is more sensitive than other methods....
Albis Plastic has announced a cooperation agreement with Addmaster (UK) involving antimicrobial additives.
A range of anti-fouling 'tuned' films has been developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films (IST).
A tool for measuring poultry tenderness has been launched by Stable Micro Systems, which the texture analysis expert claimed breaks new ground in terms of speed, accuracy and simplicity.
The world's biggest study of food allergies will see global experts and industry leaders including Unilever and Eurofins join forces to produce develop new standards and processes for allergen management...
A US scientist has created a novel mineral-metal hybrid material which shows antimicrobial activity against a range of pathogens.
Health Canada and France's Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (ANSES) have renewed their food safety partnership.
Food scientists have developed natural antimicrobials for poultry meat from whey protein isolate edible films and oregano or clove essential oils (EOs).
UK potato processor Branston has teamed up with Ishida Europe and the University of Lincoln on a £823,277 project to enhance food safety and quality inspection for food manufacturers....
bioMérieux has had its automated test for the detection of salmonella species granted Official Methods of Analysis (OMA) approval on food products and environmental samples.
Eurofins has acquired a majority stake in a food testing provider in Latin America to boost its footprint in the region.
Manufacturers of ready-to-eat meat and poultry products have a new weapon in their arsenal against Listeria monocytogenes as the USDA adds liquid sodium propionate to its list of approved antimicrobials.
Scientists have developed a Listeria biosensor using gold nanoparticles, which they claim achieves rapid, cost-effective results and proves highly sensitive.
Gap analysis or training audits are the best methods to start building a food safety program, according to AIB International.
Rapid microbiology has a big part to play in addressing the speed that foodborne diseases spread across the world, according to bioMérieux.
Sealed Air and Diversey highlighted minimising food waste, sustainability and verifying safety systems as focus areas for the firm relevant to food safety.
International Laboratory Services (ILS) is almost ready to resume full operations following a fire at its UK facility.
An organisational belief around food safety is the key to success, according to the vice president for food safety, global retail service at Ecolab.
Collaboration is vital to shift from a responsive to a preventative approach to foodborne disease outbreaks, according to a senior FDA figure.
Eurofins has targeted doubling the size of the business to €2bn in revenues by 2017, adding that it is sufficiently diversified in business and geographic exposure to achieve the aim.
Intertek has acquired a food safety firm to expand into Africa to meet global demands on food quality and auditing.
Key Technology and Visys NV have entered into a merger agreement and said the entity will be at the “forefront of vision inspection technology”.
Mettler Toledo Safeline is helping food and drink manufacturers clamp down on glass contamination with the introduction of an x-ray machine specifically designed to root it out in glass jars.