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
The Center for Produce Safety (CPS) has requested proposals on food safety research with $3m available to fund projects.
Hydrogenated vegetable fats are not the main source of nickel in finished confectionery products as previously assumed, a Czech study suggests.
Five priority areas for future research funding on foodborne viruses have been identified by experts.
IBM, Walmart and Tsinghua University are to work together on a 16-week project to improve the way food is tracked, transported and sold to consumers across China.
A method of testing for meat fraud has been developed at the Institute of Food Research (IFR).
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the China National Centre for Food Safety Risk Assessment (CFSA) are to sign an agreement on food safety next month.
Researchers have developed a system to monitor industrial food processing in real time.
Massey University is mulling the creation of a centre based around a novel food processing technology.
Chemical testing on the source of marine food products could help fight fraud, according to scientists.
Three southern African countries have strengthened food safety through a 12 month project funded by FAO.
An outbreak of Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis in France linked to beefburgers imported from Poland is one of the first to involve food banks, according to researchers.
The global market for breathable films is estimated to reach $3.21bn by 2021, registering a CAGR of 7.5%, between 2016 and 2021, according to MarketsandMarkets research firm. The figure was $2.10bn in 2015.
Tetra Pak has partnered with DTU (Technical University of Denmark) and several Danish research institutions to study X-ray tomography for cartons as part of a €10.5m ($11.5m) project called LINX...
We have collected below the highlights from recent research relevant to food safety and quality control.
A Cornell University center is to expand commercialization capabilities with $1m in state funding.
The governments of Canada and Manitoba are to invest $1.2m in 275 on-farm food safety and animal welfare projects.
LRQA has expanded its food safety training courses to offer FSMA Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) for Human Food FSPCA training.
Infections with Shiga toxin 2-producing E. coli (STEC) O26 have a high probability of progressing to haemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) and represent an emerging problem in Europe, according to an...
Scientists have succeeded in growing noroviruses in lab cultures which will help the development of procedures to prevent and treat infection.
Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and United Fresh Produce Association (United Fresh) have created a working group on Listeria monocytogenes (Lm).
How the food and drink sector is changing in regards to technology when it comes to staff training and compliance is the subject of an Appetite Learning webinar this week.
A scholarship programme between New Zealand and China boosting understanding of each other’s food safety systems has been extended for two more years.
Risks associated with meat and poultry have not remained static with some being successfully controlled or eliminated and others emerging, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts.
Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) has the potential to play a significant role in food safety but the level of understanding of concepts and potential vary among countries, according to FAO.
Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) could be used to determine a product is what it claims to be according to the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.