“Better too much than too little" is a policy that prevails worldwide when it comes to removal of supposedly faulty products from the production line, according to Heuft.
Vision sensors from SICK inspect every product that leaves the belt at a frozen food manufacturer in Belgium to ensure every product is what the label says it is.
Salmonella outbreaks are raising red flags over the safety of the poultry supply; however, according to one expert, there may be less reason to worry than we think.
A working party (subgroup) of food refrigeration equipment has been created by the European Hygienic Engineering and Design Group (EHEDG).
The quality of typing Listeria by Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE) in EU labs is ‘encouraging’, according to an external assessment.
McDonald’s has hit back at critics of its chicken McNuggets who claim its product is made from a ‘pink slime’ of mechanically separated chicken.
Higher sensitivity meat testing is demanded by the industry in the wake of the horse meat scandal, says Campden BRI, which provides technical, legislative and scientific support to the food...
First the report, now the class action lawsuits: PepsiCo and Goya Foods - who were both cited in a recent report from product testing firm Consumer Reports about allegedly “concerning” 4-MEI levels...
The Association of Germany Confectionery Industry (BDSI) has urged the industry to choose plastic packaging that provides a protective barrier against carcinogenic mineral oils.
Youngsters are highly susceptible to foodborne illnesses and practical school lessons should teach pupils about food safety, according to a study in the Food Control journal.
Just as many UK consumers are concerned about food additives as about food poisoning, according to the latest Public Attitudes Tracker survey from the UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA).
Campden BRI has warned of a microbiological skills gap in newly qualified and established microbiologists based on member feedback.
Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis (PFGE) is the gold standard for high discriminatory typing of Salmonella and the only generic method for typing all serovars, according to an EU report.
Researchers at Wageningen University and Research Centre (Wageningen UR) believe an ‘explosive mixture’ of manure and organic matter was the cause of a blast in a German dairy shed, not...
An illegal operation which repackaged expired mustard oil has been busted by student activists.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is proposing to clarify rules for selling unpasteurized, or raw, milk and cream.
Ensuring maximum sample recovery when monitoring hygiene in food factories is vital, according to Seward.
The curtain has closed on the International Production and Processing Expo, but its mission to improve the safety of the world's meat and poultry supply lives on.
Food fraud measures from the European Commission after the horse meat scandal have ‘changed nothing on the ground’, according to a consumer group.
Clostridium perfringens has been been found to be a potential trigger for multiple sclerosis (MS), according to US researchers.
Methane gas from a herd of flatulent cows caused an explosion in a German dairy shed, police say.
Campden BRI is to start testing the authenticity of olive oil imported into the UK.
Molsons Coors will talk about how it is improving its ‘beer print’ at The European Networking Group summit in Berlin this week.
A chicken processing plant in the US has donated $9k of chicken to a homeless shelter after finding a misprint on its labels, before it was dispatched.
Birko has achieved ISO 9001 certification for the quality management system in its Henderson, Colorado facility.