A test strip that can detect botulism-causing toxins has been developed by US researchers.
A food science specialist says ensuring an effective safety program at any food processing environment involves one key ingredient: its people.
Modified surfaces on food production lines will be examined by scientists at ‘Fouling and Cleaning in Food Processing 2014: Green Cleaning' conference.
Alchemy Systems has launched a mobile app for safety and productivity observations on the plant floor.
Researchers have successfully tested a method that can screen for multiple mycotoxins in milk-based infant formula and milk-based foods in a single analysis.
Quality and safety testing outfit Intertek has expanded its range of laboratory capabilities for gauging fitness of film and flexible polymer packaging.
A test to combat food fraud by detecting DNA in processed foods has won funding from the UK government.
Demand for convenience foods is driving the need for product inspection technology allowing food producers to make different products on single lines in shorter product runs.
A herb used in pizzas has been shown to breakdown the tough outer coat of Norovirus (NoVs).
Demand for polystyrene, and its base product styrene, will see a rapid increase in emerging countries in the coming years, according to market research institute Ceresana.
Researchers at Washington State University (WSU) have launched a pasteurization machine called MAPS (Microwave Assisted Pasteurization System) to reduce contamination in chilled or frozen food.
X-ray inspection machines are being moved up the production line in some food factories, according to Eagle Product Inspections.
Brand protection is important when it comes to automating quality control processes, according to Ishida.
US demand for active and intelligent packaging technology will hit $3.5bn by 2017; one expert outlines advancements and what’s behind the increased demand.
Regulatory efforts such as the Food Safety Modernization Act mean food manufacturers are demanding greater flexibility and stepped-up performance from metal detection gear.
Identifying and solving weak spots in the food chain for Salmonella is the aim of a newly-appointed molecular microbiologist at The Institute of Food Research (IFR).
A laser optical sensor has been created to screen pathogen colonies on an agar plate without damaging the colonies.
Biotechnology firm PURE Bioscience has launched an antimicrobial product that uses silver to efficiently and safely sanitize food surfaces.
Loma Systems has won the EEF Future Manufacturing Award for Innovative Operating Practices and Processes, beating prestigious firms including BAE Systems and Siemens.
PathoGenetix has delivered an early commercial version of the RESOLUTION Microbial Genotyping System to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
ABC Research Laboratories has been chosen to do chemistry testing of food products for Alliant Food Safety Labs.
A meat speciation method for detecting pig and horse contamination has been developed by scientists at the University of Münster and AB Sciex.
PathoGenetix has signed Sparton Corporation as the design and manufacturing partner for the Resolution Microbial Genotyping System.
The ‘PHE Pathogen Genomics Service’ is being launched by Public Health England (PHE).
Flight Plastics has opened a plastic packaging plant which makes food grade PET packaging from recycled PET (RPET) flake.