Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) is advantageous but does not replace the need for basic epidemiology, according to experts.
Less than 10% of chicken and just over 3% of turkey sold fresh in retail stores were found to be contaminated with Campylobacter, according to a Finnish study.
Fraunhofer IVV is helping to develop processes for the surface sterilization of packaged meat and sausage products.
Yarok Technology Transfer has been named as a finalist in the Food+City Challenge Prize contest, in Texas in February 2017.
An EU project is to run pilot lines in operational industrial environments to manufacture antimicrobial polymer films.
Seventy four Bacillus cereus outbreaks which resulted in 911 human cases over seven years in France underlines the need to improve monitoring, according to a study.
Norovirus outbreaks could be prevented by analysing shellfish at elevated risk times, according to a study.
A University of Houston (UH) team has won a competition to help bring smartphone/tablet based food safety training tools to commercialization.
Mondelēz shared the consequences of hygienic design failings and Sealed Air explained how data could be used to achieve cleaning efficiencies at a recent congress.
University of Massachusetts Amherst has received a two-year grant from the US Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s (NIFA) Food Safety Outreach Program.
Despite widespread distribution of Listeria tainted ice cream not many illnesses were reported due to low contamination levels in a product that does not support growth, according to a study.
Turkey prepared in an unpermitted kitchen was behind an outbreak of Clostridium perfringens at a 2015 Thanksgiving lunch, according to a study.
Nestlé emphasised the importance of hygienic design while co-operation between EHEDG and GFSI was mooted during an industry conference.
Novel foodborne pathogen techniques and geographic origin determination methods as well as work from EU projects were presented at Rapid Methods Europe in Amsterdam.
Juices from damaged leaves in bagged salad can increase Salmonella growth 2,400-fold over a control group, according to research.
Collaborative efforts are imperative to reduce incidence of foodborne diseases in developing countries, according to one expert.
Molecular biology approaches that target DNA are being increasingly used for geographical traceability due to their speed, accuracy and reliability, according to review.
FoodQualityNews went to Amsterdam to look at the posters that presented a sample of the latest research and work in food safety and quality.
Improving the safety of the Bangladeshi fruit and vegetable sector is the target of a SWITCH-Asia project which runs until the end of 2019.
A new research centre to develop more efficient and sustainable food technology is in the pipeline at a Singapore university.
European universities are to work with The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) on food safety.
PRO-METROFOOD has been awarded €2m from the Horizon 2020 fund.
Alternative testing methods should be considered during outbreaks of unusual gastrointestinal illness when typical foodborne pathogens are not identified, according to the analysis of an outbreak in a US Correctional...
A member of the EU-funded FOODINTEGRITY project will speak at a symposium in Italy next year.
How data can be used for prevention, consumer perception of risk and early warning systems were highlighted in summary remarks by the president of the BVL.