R&D is where it all starts - from whole genome sequencing of foodborne pathogens to antimicrobials to stop pathogen growth and the role of nanomaterials in food safety all the latest techniques to ensure a safe supply chain can be found in this section
Fraunhofer and Döhler are working together to develop a microbiological detection method based on microfluidics.
Yarok Technology Transfer’s method to detect E. coli and Listeria monocytogenes in leafy vegetables has been validated by an Israeli microbiology lab.
Culture independent next generation sequencing (NGS) has been used to characterize the microbiome for recovery of Listeria monocytogenes from naturally contaminated ice cream.
Dutch consumers are exposed to Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase (ESBL)-producing E. coli bacteria through eating beef more than chicken, according to estimations.
PwC has established a specialist food and agribusiness advisory team and food safety assurance offering in Australia.
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Nigeria has held its first food safety and investment forum.
A new strain of a bacterial pathogen that has contaminated seafood and sickened shellfish consumers has been identified by researchers.
A chemical normally used in the canned food industry has been found to interfere with the hormone that controls appetite, raising the prospect of increasing weight gain and obesity.
Frontier Co-op has joined the Alliance for Advanced Sanitation.
The long awaited return of the research round-up series sees Listeria, Salmonella and a review article from the Caribbean.
An outbreak of E. coli O157 linked to flour serves as a reminder of how raw and undercooked versions might pose a risk to health, according to a study.
Declaring that public health professionals are “losing the battle” against food borne illness, a former president of the International Association of Food Protection suggests food safety specialists over-rely on training,...
Qlip’s new dairy laboratory in Zutphen, the Netherlands, has been officially opened by the King of the Netherlands.
Mass produced commercial tomatoes contain increasingly less flavour and return increasingly less consumer satisfaction. A team of researchers has discovered a ‘genetic roadmap’ for rebreeding tastiness into tomatoes
Infuser has started a project to scale-up disinfection technology to boost food safety for industry.
Canada is to contribute an additional $1m to international bodies that develop standards for food safety and plant protection.
A Thai university is hosting a conference to introduce a method for packaging foods and beverages called Microwave Assisted Thermal Sterilization (MATS).
A start-up focussed on improving food safety and reducing waste has been selected as a finalist in the 2017 SPIE Startup Challenge.
Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) has revealed its course schedule for food safety training for 2017.
An EU-funded project is aiming to extend food shelf life by using novel antimicrobial surfaces applied in active packaging.
Walrus, seal, caribou and whale were the most common traditional items tied to foodborne illness among Indigenous populations, according to a Canadian review.
Risk factors of Listeria monocytogenes contamination in ready-to-eat (RTE) foods have been described by researchers.
More than 400 people are expected to attend the 2017 Consumer Food Safety Education (CFSE) Conference.
The FAO and an Italian University have strengthened collaboration around areas including food safety.