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
Ensuring production facility surfaces remain free of contamination thanks to coatings and growth of intelligent packaging were the subject of two talks at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) conference.
A European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) panel has called for research on dose–response and behavioural characteristics of Bacillus cereus to identify routes and critical steps of contamination.
Chinese representatives from Foshan city have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on food safety with the Asia Pacific Centre for Food Integrity (APCFI).
A number of food safety projects have been awarded a share of £16m funding through government’s Agri-Tech Catalyst platform.
Spoilage bacteria grow faster than pathogenic bacteria in fresh beef, pork, lamb and poultry under the same conditions, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
Whole genome sequencing (WGS) and epidemiological investigations provided the discriminatory power to recognize low-intensity, extended time-period outbreaks, according to an analysis of two different Listeria outbreaks.
Similarities and differences between outbreak and sporadic cases across various characteristics have been assessed by a study.
Analytical methods and models to ensure cheese labelled as from Ireland actually was and protect against potential fraud have been investigated as part of a study.
The long incubation period of Listeria makes Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) an effective technology to use during outbreak investigations, according to a study.
The MCR-1 gene has been found in Salmonella recovered from pork products in Portugal, according to a study.
Germany and the Netherlands have partnered to develop scientific methods for risk assessment and communication.
Ancera has raised $8.9m to commercialize its single-cell transport technology by early next year.
FoodQualityNews has rounded up below recent examples of research relevant to food safety and quality control.
A joint project is helping cinnamon producers in Sri Lanka meet food safety and hygiene standards to boost export opportunities.
Whole genome sequencing showed organisms isolated from case-patients in two UK outbreaks were genetically related but no specific epidemiologic link was identified, according to a synopsis.
Canadian scientists have developed a nanotechnology and aptamer based biosensor to detect allergens such as peanut protein and gluten.
Goals for this year include completing the USDA approval process as a processing aid for raw poultry and testing PURE Control for beef and pork and file FCNs with the...
Eurofins Food Safety Systems (EFSS) has partnered with a university to provide co-branded public training for the Canadian food manufacturing industry.
A conference on food safety and security has been held in South Africa.
The Center for Food Integrity (CFI) has expanded into Canada.
The Universitat de València has inaugurated the headquarters of its Nutrition and Food Safety Observatory for the Developing World in Cairo, Egypt.
A method to determine Parmigiano Reggiano authenticity has been developed by researchers.
Before we head to the production line we must do the background work. Here, FQN takes a look at recent examples of research relevant to food safety and quality control.
Antimicrobial chemicals used as processing aids may lead to false-negative results in pathogen testing, according to a study.
VUV Analytics will provide its VGA-100 Vacuum Ultraviolet (VUV) detector to help a researcher determine organic contaminants in fish as they transfer through the food chain.