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 software tool for setting and evaluating risk-based microbiological criteria for Campylobacter in broiler meat has been developed.
Cross contamination between deli foods and slicers by three pathogens and inactivation using sanitizers has been analysed by researchers.
Hygienic food handling and standard food safety protocols are not being practiced at many of Adelaide’s supermarket delicatessens, according to a University of Adelaide study.
A paper device, only slightly larger than a postage stamp, could detect pathogens including E.coli thanks to research from the University of Alberta, Canada.
Packaging Technologies and Inspection offers inspection equipment, focusing on gear that checks product integrity and quality.
Birko, a manufacturer of concentrated chemical formulations for plant sanitation, has launched ‘Wax-Oft' to clean belts and brushes that apply wax.
As part of FoodProductionDaily’s ongoing series of 60-second interviews with the movers and shakers of the food and beverage industry, we caught up with Sam Millar, director of technology, Campden...
With food safety for at the forefront of producers’ minds, interest in detectable products for production zones has soared in recent years, according to UK-based company Detectamet.
Raman microspectroscopy could form a part of foodborne pathogen detection, according to a study.
Increasing consumption of chocolate with high levels of cocoa could “elevate exposure” to food contaminants aflatoxins and ochratoxin A, according to researchers, although they acknowledged it remains a "minor source"....
Action to tackle Salmonella from primary production to consumption has made important progress in the last decade but challenges remain, according to an editorial in Eurosurveillance.
Protein-related testing such as allergen detection and meat speciation using LC-MS/MS is gaining more interest, according to AB SCIEX.
A lab on a disc has been created which researchers claim can detect pathogens in 30 minutes.
Glucose is a major nutrient used by Salmonella Typhimurium during infection in humans, according to research.
Listeria monocytogenes can be detected from selective enrichment broths using MALDI–TOF mass spectrometry, according to a study.
Adding an enzyme to whey protein coatings could decrease oxygen permeability by up to a factor of five, according to a study.
Nofima is to start work at a specially designed processing plant to produce and package food deliberately contaminated with pathogenic bacteria in the next month.
PathSensors Inc. is introducing the portable Zephyr Pathogen Identifier system, which it claims delivers rapid, detection of bacteria, virus and toxins in powder and liquid samples in minutes.
Machine vision provider Headwall Photonics has formed a partnership with the USDA on technology for high-speed, in-line inspection of poultry.
3M has received an award for its Salmonella detection technology which gives results in 44 hours.
AbCelex Technologies Inc has closed on $2m in Series A venture capital financing.
Water-assisted pulsed light processing could be a non-chemical alternative to chlorine washing to decontaminate blueberries, according to researchers.
Hollandia Produce, which specializes in leafy greens and ‘living’ lettuce, has earned a perfect score on a certification audit offered by Azzule Systems.
An invisible label to protect olive oil from adulteration has been developed by ETH researchers.
Hormel Foods has recognized high-pressure processing technology firm Avure with its Spirit of Excellence Award.