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
Diageo and Thin Film Electronics have released a prototype Johnnie Walker Blue Label ‘smart bottle,’ which can assure consumers of authenticity, help the industry track the product, and ‘completely change...
More research is needed to establish whether Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) can be caused by food, according to researchers.
Interactive social media decreases the negative market reaction to product recalls compared to firms who do not use the platform, according to a study.
Failure to thoroughly clean and sanitize is allowing Listeria monocytogenes to persist in some delis, according to a Purdue University study.
Long ripening times for raw milk Cantal type cheeses lead to a decrease in Listeria monocytogenes, according to a study.
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) has received a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant to study foodborne pathogens.
A European consortium will continue its work with annual meetings despite the project ending last year.
A grant of $150,000 has been awarded to the University of Maine to develop a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-based method to understand pathogens in produce.
The biggest knowledge gap is understanding a commercial lab environment rather than a university one, according to Eurofins, which has launched a two year scheme for Microbiology Undergraduates at the...
A proof-of-principle has been designed and demonstrated for a system to detect crop species in processed foods.
ANSES has created a cooperation agreement with the China National Center for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA).
A handheld sensor to stop fraudulent seafood species claims has been developed at the University of South Florida's College of Marine Science.
Norovirus in berries presents the highest food/pathogen risk from fresh fruit and vegetables in Denmark, according to researchers.
The French food agency ANSES is recruiting scientists to renew five of its expert committees and five working groups.
More than 100 cases from 14 countries reported Hepatitis A cases in people returning from Egypt between November 2012 and April 2013, according to a Eurosurveillance report.
Whole genome sequencing (WGS) technology will be the focus of a workshop at the Institute for Food Safety and Health in March.
Campden BRI is holding a seminar on the understanding, testing and control of Salmonella.
Salmonella and leafy greens eaten raw was the top pathogen/food combination according to a risk assessment model.
Using a certain strength of ultra-high pressure (UHP) can help boost fish shelf life, according to researchers.
The team behind the discovery of a new strain of Salmonella has said the finding shows there is still more to be learned about the pathogen.
Two research projects to improve safety of Australian and New Zealand fresh produce have been launched by the Fresh Produce Safety Centre.
A nanoscale surface that bacteria can’t stick to holds promise for the food processing industry, according to its developers.
Although progress has been made, continued cases of trichinellosis shows work needs to continue to reduce the parasite, according to a surveillance report.
Cold atmospheric pressure plasma (CAPP) can reduce the risk of transmitting norovirus, according to a study.
A method to trace contaminated food back to its source developed by US researchers and a start-up company is targeting adoption from food firms by the end of the year.