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
UK firm BACTEST says a major global brewer is trialing its ultra-fast testing kit for wild yeasts in beer, and insists Speedy Breedy will save money and remove the risk...
Subtying methods under development and mooted for the future have been analysed by the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
Downtime is death for food producers; according to one conveyor expert, making sanitation quick and easy can save the day.
Thinfilm has developed time-temperature sensors that can be attached to packaging and tell when food in the supply chain has spoiled or reached a certain temperature.
A representative from Shimadzu says food analysis can gauge a product's taste, aroma, and texture to predict its chances of success in stores.
Thermo Scientific representatives say in the face of growing demands on food laboratories and stepped-up regulatory requirements, analytical staff must deliver top-notch performance and technology to keep up.
When Cargill Media Solutions needed to test a significant number of samples, they opted for ready-to-use liquid culture media to save time and effort.
Food technology firms like Accelrys are launching mobile products designed to connect equipment, data, and staff.
Monitoring and controlling production in real-time is crucial to tackle potential problems and have the right answers ready during inspections and audits, according to Objective.
A food sleuth from Microtrace says proper analysis of contaminants found in food and beverage products is crucial to preventing an incident from becoming a full-blown crisis.
Nestlè UK and Taste Success, an industry-led campaign by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) will host a live Twitter Q&A with engineering graduates from its apprenticeship scheme from midday-2pm...
Carton packaging is a cheaper and better way to package olive oil, according to Crete olive oil co-operative Peza Union Crete.
A representative of analytic technology firm Ocean Optics says while technology related to testing for food safety and quality has advanced, more needs to be done.
A representative of AIB International says that building a strong safety program requires a cultural connection among food operation personnel.
Ultrasound and antimicrobials could be combined to help reduce Salmonella levels on poultry, according to research.
A representative with Alchemy Systems says the most important resource a company relies on to ensure operation-wide food safety is its staff.
A Canadian graduate student is translating her lifelong passion for food into a career dedicated to a safe food supply.
Thoughts on reviewing audit arrangements in approved meat plants have been called for by the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA).
Eurofins has acquired a Dutch testing lab to provide a platform to scale up some of its low volume activities.
Bunzl has made two acquisitions including a packaging supplier in the Czech Republic.
An online scientific and technical knowledge platform is hoping to solve problems faster than currently possible.
A sensor that detects some synthetic organic food dyes has been created by Iranian researchers.
Manufacturing safety/sanitation outfit Diversey Consulting says an effective food safety program requires going beyond documents in a binder and occasional classes.
The Reusable Packaging Association is bringing together industry members to hammer out stronger sanitation guidelines for reusable food containers.
Mérieux NutriSciences has acquired an equity position in Inspection, Diagnosis and Analysis Lab Company (IDAC), which provides food testing services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.