LRQA has expanded its food safety training courses to offer FSMA Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) for Human Food FSPCA training.
Infections with Shiga toxin 2-producing E. coli (STEC) O26 have a high probability of progressing to haemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) and represent an emerging problem in Europe, according to an...
Scientists have succeeded in growing noroviruses in lab cultures which will help the development of procedures to prevent and treat infection.
Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and United Fresh Produce Association (United Fresh) have created a working group on Listeria monocytogenes (Lm).
How the food and drink sector is changing in regards to technology when it comes to staff training and compliance is the subject of an Appetite Learning webinar this week.
A scholarship programme between New Zealand and China boosting understanding of each other’s food safety systems has been extended for two more years.
Risks associated with meat and poultry have not remained static with some being successfully controlled or eliminated and others emerging, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts.
Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) has the potential to play a significant role in food safety but the level of understanding of concepts and potential vary among countries, according to FAO.
Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) could be used to determine a product is what it claims to be according to the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark.
PRAN Group in Bangladesh is to get help to reduce food safety risks.
Industry could soon be able to reduce food allergy risk by modifying culprit proteins, say researchers who have filed patents on allergen-reducing technology.
Ireland has donated €150,000 (CHF 164,000) to help the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) poorest members boost food safety.
Norwegian researchers have developed a CO2 emitting pad for a range of fresh fish and meat products, saying it could replace CO2 gas and moisture pads as well as boosting...
We have been busy again collecting a selection of recent research relevant to food safety and quality control which you can find below.
Almost 70% of people trust food inspectors “a great deal” or “quite a lot” to make sure food is safe, according to a survey.
A novel method to detect hot dog fraud has been developed by researchers.
Uflex is running trials with an exotic fruit producer to extend shelf life of Rambutan and open up export markets.
Yersinia pseudotuberculosis in raw milk, oxalic acid in green smoothies and an outbreak related to raw beetroot were emerging issues identified by the Emerging Risks Exchange Network (EREN).
Analyzing retail-scanner data from grocery stores against maps of confirmed foodborne illness cases can speed up investigations, according to IBM Research - Almaden.
A research project to protect against highly pathogenic bacteria entering the food chain is being co-ordinated by the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR).
A Danish development project is aiming to make African camel milk safer to drink and develop methods for further processing.
FoodQualityNews went to Ireland for Food Micro 2016 to take a look at the posters that presented a sample of the latest research in the field.
Bacteriophage treatments are not a ‘magic bullet’ and should be used in the hurdle approach to food safety, according to findings of a critical review by Campden BRI.
Sample6 is working with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its pathogen testing detection system.
A test to rapidly and cost-effectively identify bacteria, fungi or viruses in industries including food is being developed by Fraunhofer researchers.