Yarok Technology Transfer’s method to detect E. coli and Listeria monocytogenes in leafy vegetables has been validated by an Israeli microbiology lab.
Witt has unveiled a gas analyser that can measure trace oxygen levels in the ppm (parts per million) range.
A proficiency test for determining heavy metals in canned peas has found more than 30 labs would have allowed a non-compliant sample to be placed on the market.
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recalls continued to rise, according to the Q4 2016 recall index by Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS.
Diversified Technologies has introduced a Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) system for processing fruits and vegetables.
Australia has provided insights into standard setting to Bangladesh which is working on its food safety system.
LGC has acquired API Food Quality to boost its portfolio of proficiency testing (PT) schemes for the food industry.
Food recalls have been notified by USA, England, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Sweden, Hong Kong and Denmark.
Canada is to contribute an additional $1m to international bodies that develop standards for food safety and plant protection.
It has never been more important for food processors to have hygienic equipment, according to Bühler.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published guidance for firms that work with sprouts to meet standards set by the Produce Safety Rule.
A start-up focussed on improving food safety and reducing waste has been selected as a finalist in the 2017 SPIE Startup Challenge.
Food recalls have been notified by Canada, USA, England, Jersey, Hong Kong, Sweden, Australia, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Netherlands, Hungary and Denmark.
Recalls due to products contaminated with plastic or rubber more than doubled in the past 12 months, according to Detectamet.
Food safety challenges this year will include persistent outbreaks and recalls and increasing US Department of Justice (DOJ) scrutiny, according to PURE Bioscience.
Understanding trends in emerging risks of imported food enables a clearer picture of those more likely to be subject to increased EU-wide official controls, according to the UK Food Standards...
Free-range eggs do not pose a greater risk of Salmonella contamination in hot months compared with other seasons, according to Australian researchers. The findings have shattering a supposed myth that has linked...
Data on which tropane alkaloids (TAs) are of concern in Europe has been collected to form the basis for future exposure assessments.
A multistate outbreak of Salmonella from cucumbers in the US has been revealed – eight months after the final illness onset.
FQN takes a month-by-month look at foodborne outbreaks for which a variety of pathogens and food groups are represented.
More than 4,300 foodborne outbreaks were reported in 2015, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
A network set up by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to deal with questions about the produce safety rule is struggling to cope, according to the Government Accountability Office...
Yarok Technology Transfer has been named as a finalist in the Food+City Challenge Prize contest, in Texas in February 2017.
European food recalls were down slightly in Q3, according toStericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS.
France has donated €50,000 in 2016 to help the World Trade Organization’s (WTO’s) poorest members implement food safety, animal and plant health standards.