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
An EU project is to validate optimum controls for three technologies to boost market uptake.
A consortium has been created by Purdue University to improve freeze-drying technology.
Nestlé Pakistan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS), Lahore.
More than a third of people believe food retailers or manufacturers don’t act quickly enough or provide timely information during health scares, according to Trace One.
Strains of harmless E. coli in the intestine can interact with pathogenic varieties to increase or decrease how much toxin the pathogen produces, according to research.
Packaging from food industry by-products, the problems which can come with scaling up, active materials and limiting pathogen growth were on the agenda in Erding this week.
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A Hiperbaric high pressure processing (HPP) machine will be installed at Cornell University thanks to State funding.
Plant-produced colicins could be used to kill pathogenic E. coli, according to researchers.
Low and middle income countries (LMICs) bear the brunt of foodborne disease (FBD), according to a review.
A method described as similar to a ‘pregnancy test’ has been developed for detecting contamination of meat products with E.coli O157 in less than 24 hours.
Links between socioeconomic status (SES) and foodborne pathogens have been analysed to better direct prevention efforts.
An enzyme that shuts down signals that bacteria use to form a biofilm has been found by researchers from the University of Maryland (UMD).
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The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) is inviting expressions of interest for research proposals in five areas.
High pressure processing (HPP) will be the most commercially important food processing technology for European industry in the next ten years, according to new data.
Mislabelled meat – including horse - has been found by US researchers in two separate studies who said reasons for the findings could vary from economic adulteration to accidental cross contamination.
Researchers have optimized a titanium dioxide (TiO2) photocatalyst to reduce cross contamination during produce rinsing.
Foodborne pathogens were found in 5% of items entering Germany, according to a study which looked at illegally introduced and confiscated products from two airports.
Virulence gene profile and patients’ age are major determinants of haemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) development, according to a study in Norway.
Listeria monocytogenes uses different ‘metabolic pathways’ when growing on refrigerated smoked compared to laboratory media, according to research.
Attempting to improve food safety by clearing wild vegetation surrounding crops could make things worse, according to researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.
Two Canadian universities have been given almost $10m for research to reduce Salmonella on fresh produce.
No high risk food products were identified in a case-control study for Listeria in the Netherlands, according to research.
The SAFE consortium is continuing to emphasize food safety topics its members would like to see in the Horizon 2020 Work Programmes.