A US program has being developed to certify exporters of egg-containing products to ensure they operate in adequate manufacturing practices and under sanitary conditions.
Lack of time is the greatest barrier to providing effective food safety training, according to more than seven in 10 food and drink processors globally surveyed by Campden BRI.
Consumer fears about Bisphenol A (BPA) may compound the negative impacts on metal packaging in the next 10 years according to the latest study from market analyst Visiongain.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has called on food and drink manufacturers for information on the use of food additives, prioritising data on 15 colours and antioxidants for the...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warning letters to two seafood firms for violations found after investigations.
Frequent line changeovers, confusion over chemical detergent use and cleaning schedules that aren't thought through properly are major causes of hygiene and cleaning failures in food factories.
Scientific experts have outlined the focus on the level of evidence needed to characterise endocrine activity, according to a report from the Joint Research Centre (JRC).
Triclosan, an antimicrobial ingredient used in some hand soaps in the food processing industry, is under the microscope again after a US Court of Appeal decision.
Lawrence Staniforth, contracts manager for UK institiute Campden BRI's Heat Resistance and Decontamination unit, talks to FoodProductionDaily.com about its latest projects, and the current talking points, in the field of hygiene and...
Consumers were most uneasy about animal cloning, genetic modification, irradiation, and nanotechnology among the new technologies used by the food industry, according to UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) survey results.
A Northamptonshire grain firm has been fined after an employee lost three fingers and a thumb on the blades of a running mixer in another accident involving inadequately guarded machinery.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has delayed the final adoption of its opinion on bisphenol A (BPA) from May until November this year.
An EU project is aiming to assess the contamination risks for seafood from the marine environment and potential affects on human health.
Norway must bring the financing of a laboratory that verifies the quality of drinking water and foodstuffs in line with state aid provisions, according to the European Free Trade Association...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued two warning letters on the subject of illegal drug residue in the space of a week.
The porn industry is ‘more responsible’ than the food industry when it comes to safety and recall issues, according to Dr Doug Powell, professor at Kansas State University in the...
A Spanish non-profit health organisation has called for the country to draft legislation that bans bisphenol A (BPA) in food contact materials.
Internationally agreed testing methods for endocrine disruptive chemicals (EDCs) will become available shortly and will help with the risk assessment of them, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)....
Eagle Product Inspection is poised to launch meat quality analysis tools it hopes will help food processors crack down on contamination and lack of traceability in the supply chain.
The migration properties of an LAE–based antimicrobial food packaging material have been shown to be safe, according to research.
Food industry advisory body Campden BRI is exploring the effects of cold plasma technology on specific surfaces and microorganisms to help food manufacturers wage war on pathogens.
Seattle tofu and soy processor Chu Minh Corps has suffered the loss of its food manufacturing licence and a fine of $17,800 after repeated sanitation problems.
The European Parliament has backed a proposal to list endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) as “substances of very high concern” under the REACH legislation.
Scientists and food packaging firms are tackling growing concerns over the threat posed by anti-microbial resistance in the food supply chain.
Berry Plastics has been cited for six safety violations and placed in a severe violator enforcement program after a US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspection.