Neogen’s ANSR assay for Salmonella has been approved as a confirmatory method by the AOAC.
Pure Bioscience is testing formulations of its antimicrobial to be used for direct food contact as a rinse or processing aid on produce, poultry and meats.
Food packaging boasts the largest share in the total plastics market and has the greatest opportunity in terms of volume sales, according to Rabobank.
Covance is to open its first nutritional chemistry and food safety laboratory in Europe to be closer to customers.
Life Technologies' Salmonella pooling kit has been backed by a French certification system.
Campylobacter isolates from two previous studies are to be sequenced by the University of Liverpool and put on a publically accessible database.
Two environmental health practitioners have seen an astonishing 25,000 downloads after creating an app to fight future food recalls, such as the horse meat scandal and subsequent company closures.
A novel biosensor to detect Salmonella strains which delivers results within minutes has been developed by US researchers.
Agr International is beta testing software to control the level of crystallinity of production bottles.
Food giant Nestlé has found a new research partner in the form of a Singaporean government agency to study, with whom it will be studying a number of food and...
Mérieux NutriSciences has acquired a Brazilian lab to expand business in Latin America.
Atmospheric pressure cold plasma (ACP) can reduce microorganisms on strawberries without major impacts on colour and firmness, according to research.
An optical sensor that can detect spoilage in food products is being developed to cut down waste and extend shelf life.
Incorporating essential oils (EOs) into nanocomposite films could control food pathogens and maintain the necessary barrier properties, according to research.
Gard Chemicals is helping packaging and food manufacturers remove and prevent adhesive from sticking to surfaces.
The worldwide proliferation of food track-and-trace technology is expected to continue marching on to 2020 and beyond.
Attempts to kill seven-day old Salmonella biofilms is ‘extraordinarily difficult’ if not ‘impossible’, according to researchers who used different disinfectants.
Detectamet has introduced stretch wrap that can be picked up with metal detection equipment, cutting the odds of food product contamination.
Combining essential oils is better than single treatments when looking to stop the growth of some spoilage bacteria on vegetables, according to research.
Packaging producer Fort Dearborn is slated to attain BRC certification for all 12 of its label facilities this year.
Ecolab has launched a cleaning and sanitizing system for use in food retail meat rooms.
Bureau Veritas has acquired Maxxam to strengthen its position in Canada.
Fortress Technology has boosted production at a whitefish processor thanks to its calibrated metal detection system.
3M Food Safety’s Petrifilm Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plate has received certification from an AOAC program months after the product was launched.
Dubai plans to launch a new international centre for halal certification within the first-quarter of 2014, with the goal of making the emirate the world leader in halal certification.