Detectamet has invested in a laser marking machine after customer demand for increased traceability.
An RSSL scientist has been recognised for the help and support she gave industry during the horsemeat controversy.
Flexible packaging might be gaining market share, but canned foods still figure into meal preparation at Thanksgiving and other holidays.
Despite frequent calls from government leaders, researchers and advocacy groups to ban bisphenol A, demand for the chemical (frequently found in food packaging) continues to rise.
The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has released the first edition of its Food Safety Auditor Competencies.
Using Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy to identify microorganisms can find contamination on production lines, according to Nofima.
The North American Metal Packaging Alliance (NAMPA) has hit back at a paper on low dose effects of bisphenol A (BPA) which claimed current guidelines do not protect human health.
Eurofins has raised €300m for acquisitions and investment expansions as part of its bid to double revenues to €2bn by 2017.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has produced an infographic on how it fights the ever-growing problem of antimicrobial resistance in the food chain.
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) is inviting tenders on the effectiveness of surface treatment in reducing microbiological contamination of meat.
Oxford Instruments is working with a UK research laboratory on preventing meat fraud, such as the horsemeat scandal.
Cereal giant General Mills is still working to undo the impact of poor waste disposal over 50 years ago at an old R&D center in Minneapolis as a new investigation...
Current safety guidelines for bisphenol A (BPA) do not protect human health, according to scientists.
Significant advances have been made in Salmonellacontrol due to research funds from a program celebrating half a century.
A redeveloped training course is targeting food protection officials to improve consistency of inspections.
Mocon has expanded its food safety system that can reduce bacterial detection times for food processors and packers.
There is a ‘great opportunity’ to reduce meat and fish waste in UK households after a report showed no decline over a five year period compared to other sectors. ...
A substance found in chocolate and sold by health food stores to enhance mood has been found to reduce the number of E.coli O157:H7 cells on beef meat pieces by...
Revolution Energy Solutions (RES) has started its inaugural North Carolina anaerobic digestion project.
The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) has blasted Initiative 522, a food labeling proposal, after it was rejected by voters across Washington.
UK households are throwing away 4.2 million tonnes of food and drink annually worth £12.5bn, according to Waste Resources Action Programme (WRAP).
Cargill Beef is to label its branded ground beef products containing finely textured beef (FTB).
Sources of Salmonella on egg farms and in the supply chain are being investigated to tackle the pathogen problem in Australia.
Birko’s Beefxide antimicrobial intervention product has been approved for use on beef products for export to Japan.
Listeria is developing resistance to some compounds in disinfectants frequently used to kill it in dairies and food processing plants, according to research.