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R-Biopharm to develop improved ELISA method to detect allergens

R-Biopharm is developing an improved ELISA method to detect food allergens as part of a project with two universities.

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BfR to work more with Portuguese-speaking agencies

The Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) in Germany is to increase cooperation with Portuguese-speaking countries.

FSA: Trials show industry data can be used to assess compliance

More work is needed to see how private sector audit data could provide assurance businesses are complying with food law, according to the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

EU wants comments on Campylobacter draft regulation

The European Commission has called for feedback on draft regulation to control Campylobacter during the production of chicken meat in slaughterhouses.

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The Global Food Safety Conference: Reaction on Twitter

From partnerships with governments, discussions on a 'G30' of food safety to the insistence food safety is not a competitive differentiator; GFSI had it all.

Sales of APAC bakery & confectionery product inspection tech to grow 6.5% by 2025

The global outlook for bakery and confectionery product inspection technology sales will see steady growth up to 2025 with Asia Pacific (APAC) remaining the largest market.

Irradiated ground beef approved in Canada

Canada will permit the sale of fresh and frozen raw ground beef treated with irradiation.

Kreyenborg introduces infrared germ reduction technology

Kreyenborg Plant Technology has developed an infrared machine that destroys germs in dried foodstuffs that require gentle treatment, such as tea, spices, dried herbs, nuts, kernels and seeds.

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.

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