An EU-funded project is aiming to extend food shelf life by using novel antimicrobial surfaces applied in active packaging.
AddLife is to acquire all shares in part of Biolin Scientific AB which has been owned by Ratos since 2010.
An initiative to improve information around nanomaterials will go live from the middle of next year.
An EU project is to run pilot lines in operational industrial environments to manufacture antimicrobial polymer films.
3M Food Safety has introduced an assay for the molecular detection of Cronobacter.
The antipodean food regulator has commissioned an advisory group to assess the safety of nano-technology following the release of two reports reviewing the effects of nano-particles in food additives and...
Scienion and the University of California San Diego have developed a tool that allows scientists to see, at the scale of five billionths of a meter, 'nanoscale' mixing processes in...
3M Food Safety has launched a detection assay for E. coli O157 which is faster than previous versions to help customers make quicker decisions.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced plans to pump millions into researching ways nanotechnology can be used to improve food safety.
Foodborne viruses, yeasts and moulds, nanomaterials and development of MALDI-TOF are focus areas for the French food safety authority this year.
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Methods to analyse nanoparticles, food safety from the US perspective and insight into a range of EU projects were key topics during the second day of a conference in Prague.
Packaging from food industry by-products, the problems which can come with scaling up, active materials and limiting pathogen growth were on the agenda in Erding this week.
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has clamped down on the ‘false and unsubstantiated advertising’ of a device that claimed it could kill pathogenic bacteria.
A feasibility study for a reference material of silver nanoparticles in chicken meat has been investigated by scientists.
Funding of more than $3.8m to support nanotechnology research has been made available by the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
Advocacy groups are calling on companies using nanomaterials to take steps to avoid or reduce the risks in food products and packaging.
Integrating nanomaterial in the entire value chain creates challenges and requires different approaches, according to the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR).
A nanoscale surface that bacteria can’t stick to holds promise for the food processing industry, according to its developers.
Sensors that can be read by a smartphone have been created and could be used to combat food spoilage, according to the developers.
Nanotechnology, globalisation, foodborne illness and endocrine disruptors are some of the food safety challenges named in a report.
Valentis Nanotech, part of Trendlines Agtech, has signed an MOU with one of Israel's agricultural thermoplastics applications companies to create improved polymeric films.
Michigan State University (MSU) has been awarded almost $400,000 by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to reduce the Salmonella risk of low-moisture foods.
Measurements of nanomaterials in consumer products are urgently needed to assess exposure, according to a final opinion looking at silver nanoparticles (Ag-NP).
A research team at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has received almost $500,000 to develop faster methods for detecting and separating microbial contamination from food.