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More ESBL exposure through raw or undercooked beef - RIVM

Dutch consumers are exposed to Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase (ESBL)-producing E. coli bacteria through eating beef more than chicken, according to estimations.

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PwC to help ISO standard compliance

PwC has established a specialist food and agribusiness advisory team and food safety assurance offering in Australia.

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Nigeria holds forum on food safety and trade

Nigeria has held its first food safety and investment forum.

Cross contamination, labelling errors and fraud behind allergen recalls

Allergen related recalls due to cross contamination in the factory and supply chain or labelling errors are increasing, according to RQA.

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Christeyns UK buys remaining stake in Klenzan

Christeyns UK has become the sole owner of Klenzan.

Mesutronic introduces entry level foreign body detector

Mesutronic Gerätebau has released its new X-Ray inspection system for packed food products, called easySCOPE.

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Australia and Bangladesh discuss food safety standards

Australia has provided insights into standard setting to Bangladesh which is working on its food safety system.

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Kiwa PAI upgrades SOFHT membership

Kiwa PAI has joined The Society of Food Hygiene and Technology (SOFHT) as a Supporting Company Member.

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Milk allergen first target of validated reference material portfolio

MoniQA Association has started to sell validated reference materials for the analysis of milk allergen.

Safe Food Coalition condemns President Trump’s ‘bean counting standard’

The Safe Food Coalition has condemned an executive order signed by President Trump calling it a ‘bean counting standard’.

Four tools to help fight food borne illness & boost food safety efforts

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,...

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D.L. Newslow and HACCP International name Ronald D. Mathis as EVP

D.L. Newslow & Associates and HACCP International have named Ronald D. Mathis as executive vice president, Americas.

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Canada contributes to Codex and OIE budgets

Canada is to contribute an additional $1m to international bodies that develop standards for food safety and plant protection.

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Almi uses Sesotec X-ray inspection system

Almi is using a sorting system from Sesotec to inspect incoming bulk materials and remove contaminants before they reach production.

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Ruparel Foods: Previously, only 1 in 8 rejected nuts were bad

Ruparel Foods has said only one in eight nuts rejected by its previous sorting systems were actually bad, prompting a move to machines from Tomra Sorting Food.

Canada closing in on updated food safety regulation

Canada has launched a 90-day public consultation on new rules to strengthen food safety.

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FSNS announces course schedule for food safety training

Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) has revealed its course schedule for food safety training for 2017.

FDA sets sights on reducing Listeria risk in RTE food

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has updated draft guidance to reduce the risk of Listeria monocytogenes (L. mono) in ready-to-eat (RTE) foods.

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SGS Canada partners with Niagara College

SGS Canada has partnered with an institute at Niagara College to offer a tool kit based approach around food safety management.

NSF strengthens EU lab network

NSF International has completed the acquisition of a food safety and water testing firm to strengthen its laboratory network and services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Listeria monocytogenes literature search ahead of risk assessment

Risk factors of Listeria monocytogenes contamination in ready-to-eat (RTE) foods have been described by researchers.

Plastic or rubber-related recalls double – Detectamet

Recalls due to products contaminated with plastic or rubber more than doubled in the past 12 months, according to Detectamet.

UNISON: Survey shows people don’t want meat inspection changes

Nearly four out of five people believe meat inspections should remain the responsibility of government and the Food Standards Agency (FSA), according to UNISON.  

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From A to Z: FoodQualityNews editorial calendar 2017

From lab technology to food fraud, FoodQualityNews’ 2017 editorial calendar of special editions will zone in on areas that impact the global food safety and quality market.

New food safety and hygiene course for drinks manufacturers

Appetite Learning has launched a new course, Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene for Drinks Manufacturers, a course specifically tailored to the beverage industry.

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