A US Food and Drug Administration representative reports that two weeks after the government shutdown, the country’s food safety system is back to business as usual.
Sirane has launched Dri-Fresh Fresh-Hold labels, an odor-absorbing patch for retailers selling packaged meats, seafood, poultry and vegetables.
Cold treatment of imported fruits and vegetables has been approved at another US port, according to a final rule.
Nestlé has said it will shut a French frozen meals plant after consumer trust took a hit and sales plunged in the wake of the horse meat scandal.
A rapid multi-pathogen detector that can be used by non-technical staff in the pork industry will be created by a team behind an EU project.
Breast Cancer UK has called for the immediate ban on the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in food and drinks packaging as part of a manifesto launched at a parliamentary...
Following reports this week of further criminal activity in the horsemeat scandal, our timeline maps 'Horsegate' from its beginning in 2012. Hover over the right side of images below to...
American International Group (AIG) has launched NOVI, a web-based service to estimate the cost of product recall incidents.
An investigation into the horsemeat scandal today revealed the identity of suppliers of contaminated meat to ABP, which was found to have horsemeat in its burgers.
Investigators have found 82 “impure” oils and sealed and removed 66 products from a factory in Changhua, China.
Olive oil, fish and organic foods are at the highest risk of food fraud in Europe, according to a new draft report from the European Union – but meat is...
Sun Branding Solutions has acquired FoodSpecifications.com, a software tool which collects, manages and distributes product information such as specification details, nutritional data and packaging information.
Applied-science experts Battelle have built software that, instead of reacting to pathogen outbreaks, takes a predictive, proactive approach.
Slashed in half by the US government shutdown, the full workforce of the FDA is back on the job.
Food industry professionals from all across the supply chain tell us what they did on World Food Day (WFD) yesterday.
The leader of a packaging organization fires back at claims that reusable plastic containers used to transport produce are unsanitary.
A poultry producer tied to a multi-state salmonella outbreak will remain open, according to the US Department of Agriculture.
Extended spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing E.coli increased last year in imported broiler meat, according to a study in Denmark.
Up to 64% of reusable plastic containers (RPCs) used to ship fruit and vegetables are unsanitary, according to research.
The proposed rule to label mechanically tenderized beef products would add unnecessary costs to production with little, if any, benefit to food safety, according to the American Meat Institute (AMI).
Kosher chicken has the highest frequency of antibiotic-resistant E. coli at nearly twice that of conventional products, according to a US study.
The horse meat scandal exposed weaknesses in controlling the food supply chain, according to a UK watchdog.
The Institute of Food Research (IFR) is to study how a strain of Campylobacter can survive in different environments to better understand the risk to human health.
Merck Millipore has launched a Campylobacter detection kit for poultry to test for the bacteria on the farm immediately prior to slaughter.
The “only substantial disadvantage” of milk pasteurization is the change in the liquid’s organoleptic profile, Belgian researchers have claimed – rubbishing a range of arguments offered up by raw milk advocates....