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
A New Zealand research group plans to create a genetically modified dairy herd capable of producing 'medicinal milk' that it says may be used to fight a range of diseases...
With the emphasis on food safety, there has been a rush on the market to provide companies with effective cleaning solutions to wipe out harmful bacteria.
A new DNA-based test machine for identifying deadly bacteria is faster, easier to use and more precise than some methods currently used by food and beverage processors, according to research...
A system that can rapidly detect pathogens within 48 hours has gone into full implementation at a gorgonzola production plant in Italy.
Scientist Michael Gaenzle believes injections of bacteria and enzymes can help improve the taste of food, giving processors a way of enhancing the flavour and nutrition of their products.
With the deadline approaching for a new global standard on managing food safety in plants, the industry is gearing up to train employees on how to keep contaminants out of...
Electronic Sensor Technology's gas sniffer is undergoing trials in the agricultural sector as a food quality tester, to see whether it can detect the gasses of bug infestation in plants...
Irish food body launches new food residue database online after government-funded project comes to fruition.
US-based Tasker Capital, which is attempting to expand its reach into the food market, will test its anti-pathogen pHarlo technology at a commercial poultry processor after it received authorisation this...
New technology could soon make it cheap and easy to identify food pathogens by tagging them with color-coded probes made out of synthetic tree-shaped DNA.
Unleashing potential gains in quality and sustainability for this common food, scientists will embark on a new project to track the wheat genome.
Parked on the hot coals of public opinion, the food industry can lose no time in proving how healthy its products are.
New research from the US backs growing evidence that food makers wanting to slice acrylamide from their fried food products should opt for lower cooking temperatures.
As Europe prepares for tougher rules on allergen labelling, a new study could help food makers by slicing away the allergenicity of peanut products, reports Lindsey Partos.
Number one culture maker Chr Hansen launches new product based on lactic acid to help salami and fermented sausage makers fight the common food pathogen listeria, reports Lindsey Partos.
Finding out if the truck delivering your frozen fish fails to keep your goods at the proper temperature could become easier with Agent QC's undercover transport tracking system, reports AhmedElAmin.
Ambitious rice giant Hisparroz will link up with a gene discovery firm to bring new rice varieties to market and fresh gains to the bottom line, the Spanish group has...
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.