Cookie dough manufacturers should reformulate ready-to-bake products to make them as safe as a ready-to-eat product, according to a study that has linked raw dough to an e-coli outbreak in 2009.
An innovative method for the detection of foodborne aerobic bacteria will soon be available in Europe after a certification process of over a year.
Inspection and testing service provider SGS aims to strengthen its position in the growing Malaysian food testing market through the acquisition of a leading regional testing business.
The European Commission (EC) has released the results of an Irish food safety audit conducted in June that identified shortcomings in the nation’s approach to policing the safety of sprouted seeds.
Researchers have developed technology using millimeter waves that could allow food manufacturers to examine finished products through packaging and give advantages over x-ray detection, the current preferred method.
The US Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) could be poised to perform a U-turn on levels of arsenic in apple juice through the development of new guidelines - a letter sent to consumer groups has revealed.
An unregulated, potentially harmful mycotoxin was found in over 10% of cereal sampled during a Food Standards Agency (FSA) survey, a report has confirmed.
Food safety in emerging markets has helped to drive revenue growth of 8% for the year so far, said quality and safety service provider Intertek.
European Union controls on Chinese rice product imports will be tightened in response to an increasing number of food alerts and border rejections of genetically modified (GM) contaminated products.
An anti-contamination treatment has been developed to help US poultry processors meet strict Russian import requirements.
European mineral water brands and salmonella tainted pork from Denmark were amongst more than 400 imported food and cosmetic items declared ‘substandard’ by Chinese food quality authorities.
A new food safety testing method using liquid crystals – a technology traditionally used in smart phones and televisions – is being developed with the aim of detecting multiple harmful foodborne pathogens in a single test.
European pork provider Danish Crown has recalled a ‘small’ amount of pork meat after batch samples tested positive for Salmonella contamination.
A new method to pinpoint the exact origin of foodborne bacteria has “great promise” and could lead to the development of a new, more accurate industry standard - according to US scientists.
A rise in the rejection of food and feed consignments at EU borders in 2010 has contributed to the number of food safety notifications reaching 8,582 – an 8% increase on 2009 and a record high.
A DNA-based pathogen detecting database could provide assistance in the fight against seemingly increasing foodborne contaminations.
A laser designed to measure gas content in sealed food packaging has the potential to set a new food industry standard for food quality and safety, according to the developer.
A new USB cost-effective and easy to use temperature monitoring label could help determine the quality and safety of food during and after transit, said the company behind the development.
The total number of reported cantaloupe related listeria deaths has risen, making the foodborne outbreak the worst in the US in the last decade.
Canadian researchers are using phages to target and kill foodborne pathogens such as listeria and E.coli present on the surface of ready-to-eat (RTE) and raw meats.
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