Gilman Cheese Corp. has been cited for 10 safety violations after a worker had two fingers amputated by an unguarded machine.
Alchemy Systems has expanded its SISTEM training platform with the introduction of interactive health and safety courses.
A packaging manufacturer and an animal protein processor have been cited for health and safety violations by the US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
Copper can rapidly destroy the food poisoning bug norovirus, according to fresh research from Southampton University.
Norway needs to improve its import control system and veterinary checks of products of animal origin coming in to the country, according to the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).
Listeria, Salmonella and undeclared allergens were the source of the greatest number of incidents of food contamination logged in the latest US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) report.
Killing pathogens by applying bacteriophages to food surfaces is gaining momentum, but several challenges must be overcome for them to be routinely used for such purposes in the US, one study asserts.
The UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has injected £500,000 into funding food safety, authenticity and traceability research in collaboration with the Technology Strategy Board (TSB).
Sinton Dairy Foods Co. has been cited for 14 workplace violations with proposed penalties of almost $75,000.
Necco is facing $133,000 in fines after being cited for 19 serious health and safety violations after an ammonia release at one of its plants.
US Marshals have seized food products from the Ridgewood, NY, factory and warehouse of kosher food specialist V.I.P. Foods after FDA investigators found “widespread rodent infestation”.
Lack of time is the greatest barrier to providing effective food safety training, according to more than seven in 10 food and drink processors globally surveyed by Campden BRI.
Internationally agreed testing methods for endocrine disruptive chemicals (EDCs) will become available shortly and will help with the risk assessment of them, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
A worker had two fingers crushed by a hydraulic ram in a sausage roll machine in another UK food manufacturing incident in which machine guard issues were a contributory factor.
Collaboration is vital to shift from a responsive to a preventative approach to foodborne disease outbreaks, according to a senior FDA figure.
Up to $14m could be shaved off the cost of major outbreaks of illness caused by foodborne pathogens, according to a report just issued by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT).
UK food manufacturer Cranswick Country Foods paid £10,000 in fines after one of its workers fractured his skull and was left partially deaf following a three-metre fall.
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.
A UK confectionery manufacturer has been fined for safety breaches after a worker's hand was crushed in machinery, another case in which inadequate machine guard measures proved a factor.
Sealed Air Diversey is working on a project enabling beef processors to apply lactic acid as an anti-microbial to carcasses, following its approval for such use within the EU.