Whole genome sequencing (WGS) clearly separates outbreak isolates from background isolates, according to a study.
A new validation technique using dried surrogate bacteria that could help companies come into compliance with new FSMA requirements has been developed by French company Novolyze.
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed lightweight 100% bio-based stand-up pouches using its patent pending enzymatic fibrillation of cellulose (HefCel) technology.
Organic may be less sustainable and less beneficial to consumer health than previously thought, according to new research.
Steam can kill E. coli, Salmonella and Listeria on cantaloupes, according to an Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist.
Internationally comparable Salmonella Enteritidis MLVA results could be seen between labs often using different equipment, according to a validation study.
For the second time this year it is time to pull up a stool (no, not that kind...) to the lab bench and take a swab from the petri dish...
Three research projects on methodology development in risk assessment have been awarded €1m by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP) will continue training lab staff to test mycotoxins, pesticides and veterinary drug residues.
An increase in Salmonella Chester cases each summer could point to persistent sources of contamination in Morocco and other West African countries, according to researchers.
Fraunhofer and Döhler are working together to develop a microbiological detection method based on microfluidics.
Yarok Technology Transfer’s method to detect E. coli and Listeria monocytogenes in leafy vegetables has been validated by an Israeli microbiology lab.
Culture independent next generation sequencing (NGS) has been used to characterize the microbiome for recovery of Listeria monocytogenes from naturally contaminated ice cream.
Dutch consumers are exposed to Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase (ESBL)-producing E. coli bacteria through eating beef more than chicken, according to estimations.
PwC has established a specialist food and agribusiness advisory team and food safety assurance offering in Australia.
No errors, no mood swings, no sick leave, and she can process three sets of microbiological tests in 14 minutes. Meet Ms Ugene, Singapore’s first two-armed robot microbiologist helping Traditional...
Nigeria has held its first food safety and investment forum.
A new strain of a bacterial pathogen that has contaminated seafood and sickened shellfish consumers has been identified by researchers.
A chemical normally used in the canned food industry has been found to interfere with the hormone that controls appetite, raising the prospect of increasing weight gain and obesity.
Frontier Co-op has joined the Alliance for Advanced Sanitation.
The long awaited return of the research round-up series sees Listeria, Salmonella and a review article from the Caribbean.
An outbreak of E. coli O157 linked to flour serves as a reminder of how raw and undercooked versions might pose a risk to health, according to a study.
Declaring that public health professionals are “losing the battle” against food borne illness, a former president of the International Association of Food Protection suggests food safety specialists over-rely on training,...
Qlip’s new dairy laboratory in Zutphen, the Netherlands, has been officially opened by the King of the Netherlands.
Mass produced commercial tomatoes contain increasingly less flavour and return increasingly less consumer satisfaction. A team of researchers has discovered a ‘genetic roadmap’ for rebreeding tastiness into tomatoes