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....
Mettler Toledo has launched a vision inspection system focussing on ensuring the correct type of lighting and utilising line scan camera technology.
Eagle Product Inspection has identified sanitation and survivability as key factors in the design of the new machines for the meat industry it unveiled last week.
A new U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tool helps food processing facilities, transportation companies, retailers and others prevent intentional food contamination.
One in eight Canadians suffer from some form of foodborne illness every year, according to a study published this week.
The small levels of DEHP that can be ingested via food do not pose a health risk, according to the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR).
Eurofins reported solid growth in food testing in the first financial quarter of 2013, which also helped offset negative impacts on revenue in France, according to the bioanalysis firm.
A US firm has filed a patent to stop or at least reduce the amount of bisphenol A (BPA) that migrates from can coatings in food and beverage products.
Electron beam pasteurization of raw oysters can significantly reduce food poisoning, according to research from Texas A&M University.
Nestlé USA has recalled four varieties of its frozen pizzas due to plastic contamination fears.
Neogen has rolled out a raw meat species identification testing service for customers in North America at its laboratories in Lansing, Michigan.
The UK government has rejected a suggestion that the response to the horse meat crisis was inadequate, insisting it was “swift and effective” with co-operation throughout Europe.
A generally accepted method for the cumulative risk assessment of pesticide residues on food is missing within the EU, according to the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR).
The initial findings of a research study has shown that pesticides are the number one problem reported by consumers around the world concerning food imported from China.
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has agreed to an external review in response to the adulteration of processed beef products with horse and pig meat and DNA.
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”.
The first outbreak of ciguatoxin poisoning from fish in Germany has been confirmed, with scientists claiming the problem is on the rise as more exotic fish species are consumed around the...
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has said it is looking for experts to join two food safety risk assessment panels.
Thorntons has recalled three varieties of chocolates after they were found to be contaminated with glass while fake Wonka bars have been found on sale in the UK.
Numbers of EU consumers contracting Campylobacter and E.coli food poisoning are increasing, with the data on E.coli particularly worrying, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
The French Health Authority’s report that Bisphenol A (BPA) poses health risks for pregnant women and unborn children is “in contrast with the most recent global scientific consensus”, according to...
UK retail giant Asda has recalled a range of its ‘smart price’ corned beef after it was found to contain phenylbutazone (or bute).
New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries is working with the kiwifruit industry and the supplier of a range of organically-certified citrus-based products following the unexpected discovery of very low residues...
Researchers are calling for a review of food colors in India after finding that the majority found in popular products exceed legal limits and almost a fifth of products contain...
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.