VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed lightweight 100% bio-based stand-up pouches using its patent pending enzymatic fibrillation of cellulose (HefCel) technology.
The Belgian Food Authority (FASFC) has recalled several Dutch waffles and cheese biscuits due to mineral oil contamination.
Steam can kill E. coli, Salmonella and Listeria on cantaloupes, according to an Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist.
Bonamar Corporation has partnered with Gateway America to launch crab meat products that have been irradiated.
JBT Corporation has acquired Avure Technologies, which provides high pressure processing (HPP) systems, for $57m.
Witt has unveiled a gas analyser that can measure trace oxygen levels in the ppm (parts per million) range.
Diversified Technologies has introduced a Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) system for processing fruits and vegetables.
A Thai university is hosting a conference to introduce a method for packaging foods and beverages called Microwave Assisted Thermal Sterilization (MATS).
A start-up focussed on improving food safety and reducing waste has been selected as a finalist in the 2017 SPIE Startup Challenge.
An EU-funded project is aiming to extend food shelf life by using novel antimicrobial surfaces applied in active packaging.
Poindexter Nut Company has increased its walnut pasteurization capacity with a second Napasol pasteurization line.
The FAO and an Italian University have strengthened collaboration around areas including food safety.
Bruker has acquired a manufacturer of benchtop micro-ESR (Electron Spin Resonance) spectroscopy systems used for applied and industrial applications.
Fraunhofer IVV is helping to develop processes for the surface sterilization of packaged meat and sausage products.
The Shanghai Food Safety Federation has visited Döhler’s Asia-Pacific headquarters.
An EU project is to run pilot lines in operational industrial environments to manufacture antimicrobial polymer films.
Massey University is mulling the creation of a centre based around a novel food processing technology.
High pressure processing (HPP) is rapidly gaining traction in new food and beverage applications, while the growing toll network has also made it more accessible, says HPP specialist Avure, which...
The global market for breathable films is estimated to reach $3.21bn by 2021, registering a CAGR of 7.5%, between 2016 and 2021, according to MarketsandMarkets research firm. The figure was $2.10bn in 2015.
A Cornell University center is to expand commercialization capabilities with $1m in state funding.
Novozymes has acquired microbial research company Organobalance to strengthen its position in microbial technologies.
Aloe Eco Park SAPI de CV has launched an aloe based edible coating in the US fruit and vegetable market.
We have been busy again collecting a selection of recent research relevant to food safety and quality control which you can find below.
FlavorActiV and Bruker Corporation have partnered to help breweries improve flavor stability.
Uflex is running trials with an exotic fruit producer to extend shelf life of Rambutan and open up export markets.