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R&D is ever-changing as whole genome sequencing, antimicrobials and nanomaterials are investigated for food safety uses

R&D

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

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Food safety question growing in global importance

The question of food safety is becoming more and more important everywhere in the world, according to Biotecon Diagnostics.

dispatches from Analytica 2014

Anton Paar: Sample prep just got easier

Sample preparation can now be done faster and in a simpler way, according to Anton Paar.

dispatches from Analytica 2014

Eppendorf targets growth in food and beverage

Eppendorf has said that it has the intention to be more aware with its products in the food and beverage sector.

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ACD/Labs launches informatics platform to put data in one place

ACD/Labs has released an updated version of their software platform at Analytica 2014 in Munich.

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KNF to evaporate the competition

KNF has launched a rotary evaporator to enter the sector for the first time at Analytica trade show in Munich.

RF technology kills bugs and pathogens in food

Equipment from RF Biocidics harnesses radio frequency technology to disinfect, disinfest, and pasteurize food products, without chemicals.

Merck signs food analytics deal in western Europe

Pharma giant Merck’s life sciences division, Merck Millipore, has inked a new deal with a Pennsylvania-based long-time partner in microbiology services for the European food and other sectors.

60-second interview: The day job

What do you do? Simon King, Eagle Product Inspection?

As part of FoodProductionDaily’s ongoing series of 60-second interviews with the movers and shakers of the food and beverage industry, we caught up with Simon King, global head sales, service...

NASA to grow fresh food in space

NASA has launched a ‘Veggie’ project to grow vegetables and herbs in Space and if successful, could be used on lettuce, radishes, bok choy, Chinese cabbage and bitter leafy greens.

Food safety software is as cold as ice

Customers, quality and food safety are tied together, according to the developer of a software program.

FOOD SAFETY SUMMIT 2014

Listeria test scores AOAC-RI certification

Following a pilot with ConAgra and other clients, Sample6's DETECT/L enrichment-free pathogen diagnostic for Listeria has been awarded AOAC certification from the organization’s Performance Tested Methods program.

Key Insights from Food Vision

Food Vision 2014: Bridge knowledge gaps, overcome change and work sustainably

What is the future of food? Simple communication of complex advances will be crucial, as well as picking up the pace amid a global population boom to feed the world...

FOOD SAFETY SUMMIT 2014

Wisdom trumps washing in effective sanitation programs

Thorough staff training is more important to a food sanitation program's chances of success than the chemicals used to clean equipment, according ChemStar.

News in brief

MOCON expands university packing technology

MOCON is donating oxygen, carbon dioxide, water vapor permeation instruments, package integrity test equipment and headspace analyzers to a university in Ireland.

FOOD SAFETY SUMMIT 2014

Food technologies wage war against pathogens

Novel technologies like high-pressure processing can win the war to lengthen shelf life and eradicate foodborne illness, according to industry experts.

Seward increases UK manufacturing capacity

Seward has increased production capacity for Stomacher blender bags with additional manufacturing in the UK.

InstantLabs to co-develop seafood species identification tests

InstantLabs has partnered with the University of Guelph to co-develop DNA-based seafood species identification tests to tackle marketplace fraud.

News in brief

Fortress unveils FM software

Fortress Technology has released its FM software which is compatible with previous detectors.

News in brief

Abacalab updates procedure management software

Abacalab has released an updated version of software to improve accuracy, efficiency and mobility for users and managers of standardized procedures and step-wise processes.

Food Safety Summit spotlights sanitation and inspection

The Food Safety Summit showcases contamination detection, product inspection, and equipment sanitation technology.

News in brief

‘Greener’ swab testing from TSC

Technical Service Consultants (TSC) has launched ‘a greener alternative’ to its range of sampling swabs, with its PreMoist Hygiene Swab Kits.

Campden BRI: Continental Meats Seminar, June 24

'Adventurous tastes' fuel continental meats market

Consumers are travelling abroad and developing more adventurous tastes, fuelling demand for continental meats, according to British food research organsiation Campden BRI.

Goya Foods fuels growth at PACK EXPO

Rapidly growing Latino foods producer Goya Foods is honing in on the latest technologies to fuel its expansion through connections made at PACK EXPO.

Allpax evaporative cooling retort cuts contamination

Allpax Products says its evaporative cooling retort, which cools products without expensive and time consuming refrigeration, is attracting the interest of processors who deal with large batches of product.

Stop that pack! SI and Dimaco seize sub-standard packaging

Systems Integration (SI) and Dimaco have launched ‘Smart Check,’ a combination of technology that puts information on packaging and checks it before it leaves the factory. 

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