Iceland needs to improve the official controls of poultry meat production, according to the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) surveillance authority.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has paid tribute to the chair of one of its panels who has died.
Roka Bioscience has had one of its pathogen detection assays backed from the AOAC Research Institute.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published an interim final rule for handling retaliation complaints under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
A farm owner has been sentenced to up to four years in prison for selling apple cider which caused an E.coli outbreak.
Kendall Packaging has adopted a Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) model developed in part by Nestlé, Danone, Unilever and Coca-Cola.
A second round of testing for horse meat across the European Union is set to be completed by the end of July 2014, following a first round last year that...
An oxygen absorber and carbon dioxide emitting system for use in packaging has been backed by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
MEPs have opposed a measure that would have exempted nano-sized food additives from labelling if they are already in common use.
Invisible Sentinel’s assay for Listeria species has been backed by the Association of Analytical Communities (AOAC).
InstantLabs has said its E.coli O157 Test Kit certification by the Association of Analytical Communities (AOAC), allows a ‘full suite of testing’ for major pathogens.
A 21-tonne container of Chinese shellfish-sourced raw glucosamine powder has passed border inspection at a UK port, the first to do so since a January quality control crackdown on animal-sourced...
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has found a polymeric additive and an active substance to be safe for food contact materials in two seperate opinions.
Innovia Films has been cited for 19 safety violations including exposing workers to flammable chemicals.
Roka Bioscience has been awarded AOAC Performance Tested Methods SM certification for its E.coli O157:H7 assay.
Thermo Fisher Scientific has completed its acquisition of Life Technologies Corporation for $13.6bn plus the assumption of $1.5bn in net debt.
The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has been chosen to enforce olive oil regulations around authenticity and labelling.
Huhtamaki has been fined £7k and ordered to pay more than £3k in costs after a worker lost a finger in an unguarded chain on a machine.
Suggested changes to FDA regulations on canned foods could throw processors for a loop; an expert on such draft guidances shares the ins and outs with FoodProductionDaily.
A UK cheese manufacturer has been fined for safety failings after a worker suffered leg and ankle injuries when he fell from the forks of a forklift truck.
Packaging Corporation of America faces $66,000 in fines after two repeat violations of workplace safety standards were found during an inspection.
ARO Pistachios Inc. has been hit with a warning letter from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The Pacific Sunrise Ventures Gold Star Food Safety Maintenance Program is designed for HACCP- and GFSI-certified operations.
Reynolds Consumer Products has agreed to settle charges with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for falsely claiming participation in an international privacy program.
A department of the Universidad de Santiago has been certified to run scientific tests in chemistry and microbiology.