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 source of the bacterium Campylobacter on poultry farmsand in processing plants probably lies in the birds' lungs, according to research by two scientists, reports Ahmed ElAmin.
European and Asian food scientists will link up under a new agreement through their respective professional bodies.
A new DNA-based test could make the identification of fungi that cause Fusarium head blight (FHB) in cereal grains far easier to detect.
A large-scale study into the bacterial pathogen responsible for major vegetable crop losses worldwide could lead to significant savings for food producers.
A UK research institute believes it has identified safe and effective antimicrobial nanoparticles for food packaging, a discovery that could revolutionise how food is packaged in the future.
Multispectral Solutions (MSSI) has been awarded a patent for ultra wideband RFID, a technology that promises more accurate tracking of products and the possibility of cheaper tags in the future.
RSSL is launching a single screening service to test for the presence of illegal food colourings such as Sudan I-IV, Para Red and Orange G just as public concern over...
A new study suggests that Soleris technology is over five times faster than conventional test methods in determining the shelf-life of pasteurised milk.
Canadian frustration over the failure to reopen the US border to Canadian beef imports has fuelled demands to accelerate the expansion of its own meat processing capacity, writes Anthony Fletcher.
The US will host its first international symposium on the burgeoning threat of agroterrorism to discuss ways of reducing the US food supply chain's vulnerability to terrorist tampering, Tom Armitage...
ASI Instruments has launched ShieldPoint, a series of radio frequency capacitance switches designed for point level detection in challenging food applications such as sticky slurries,reports Anthony Fletcher.
While acceptance of genetically modified ingredients remains divided across the globe, recent field trials in China suggest GM rice could reduce health problems and increase yields in the burgeoning Chinese...
A port operator and an RFID supplier are building an RFID-based network to track and manage containerised ocean cargo, a move that could save companies billions and guarantee supply chain...
Opportunities are flourishing for flavour suppliers targeting health-positioned drinks as number one soft drinks firm Coca-Cola says it will push R&D investment in health positioned products.
Russian meat firm Mikoyan has been named as the most popular meat producer on the Russian market. Angela Drujinina talks to Russian firm Mikoyan about the challenges and opportunities in...
Spanish supermarket chain Mercadona has installed RFID tags within the dry, fresh and frozen goods areas of its new logistics centre near Madrid.
A mineral and vitamin mixture that cuts the browning and extends the shelf-life of sliced apples could encourage consumers to eat more fruit, say researchers, Lindsey Partos reports.
As the deadline for the food allergy bill approaches, new research shows that the peanut testing kits used by the food industry are around 95 percent accurate.
Spearing the booming global €30 billion market for functional foods, Australian food scientists will receive funding from their government to develop and apply new technologies to protect the health-promoting activity...
Inspection equipment manufacturer Lock is using Interpack to showcase its new MET 30+ range of metal detectors, which it claims offers up to 30 per cent higher sensitivity than standard detectors.
Brussels clears new lab technology that can detect illegal GM sweetcorn Bt 10 following the discovery of this unapproved maize in Europe's food chain, writes Lindsey Partos.
Ishida Europe has launched a range of multihead weighers that it claims are the fastest and most accurate models ever produced.
Nestlé UK has followed the lead of General Mills across the Atlantic, announcing today that from June 2005 every box of Nestlé breakfast cereals will be made with whole grains.
BeverageDaily.com's sister site FoodNavigator.com has won website of the year in the 2005 Business Food and Drink Journalism awards.
Loma Systems says it has taken its biggest ever stand at Interpack 2005, currently running in Dusseldorf, Germany, to showcase its portfolio of end-of-line inspection equipment, including IQ 2 metal...