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A US company has made inroads in bringing its electrolysed water technology to market as a replacement for chemical cleaners.
A new type of shipping container material replaces wood and reduces the risk of contamination of any foods being transported, its creator claims.
European Union scientists have developed new natural enzymes that claim to improve the texture of high-protein food products, reducing the need for certain product-enhancing ingredients.
The European Commission proposes to create a special "animal welfare" label for meat and fish products.
The UK's Food Standards Agency (FSA) claims it has found no trace of unauthorised genetically modified material in samples of imported maize.
AgroMicron is developing a spray that lights up pathogens, providing a way for companies to quickly detect contamination in foods and drinks.
Frutarom has developed unique processing technology that it claims maintains the true natural flavour of citrus fruit.
An integrated filling sensor simplifies batch delivery by eliminating the need for separate controllers for valves and pumps.
In a bid to help food companies understand the EU's complex new food safety hygiene rules, the European Commission yesterday published three guidance documents on the regulations.
EFSA has expressed serious concern that the EU's proposed budget cut could seriously undermine food safety in Europe.
Danisco has developed new technology that it claims can harmonise flavours with other food ingredients and, for the first time, human perceptions of flavour.
The organic food movement has been hijacked by supermarkets intent on being seen to be green, but their disrespect of food miles shows they are anything but.
Recent regulatory measures by Italy againstimported wheat, chocolate and poultryhave raised questions over whether the country isusing the EU's food safety and labelling laws tobatter down foreign competition.
Scientists have devised a way of using 'live' bacteria in yoghurt to deliver medicine that can prevent HIV infection, potentially opening up a new avenue for probiotic dairy development.
A new concrete coating is designed to protect floors at food and beverage plants from dramatic temperature fluctuations and to resist bacteria.
A flow sensor is designed for the automated measuring low volume liquids in food plants.
The humble and much-maligned slug, a common garden pest and victim of numerous salt attacks, could be a factor in the spread of E. coli in salad vegetables.
Alerts about ink chemicals in Italian milk and doctored salmon from Norway dominate the latest EU's food safety advisory.
A texture analyser for measuring the quality of thin foods can now be used to test the strength of packaging.
Russian scientists say they have developed a sensor that "smells" a meat's gases to determine if it is fresh and how long it has been kept in storage.
A spectrometer manufacturer has linked up its Internet monitoring service with its quality testing machines, a move that could help food laboratories improve productivity.
EFSA has concluded that rapeseed oil high in unsaponifiable matter as a novel food ingredient is safe for human consumption under specified conditions of use.
The growing popularity of lupin in Europe has increased concerns that some consumers could be unwittingly exposed to allergic reactions.
A portable spectrophotometer automates the process of testing water at food and drink plants.
Two charities have issued a stark warning that unless there is a major overhaul of UK food and farming policies, there will not be enough healthy and nutritious food to...
Food safety fears have led to the emergence a new market in vegetarian supplement ingredients, and industry insiders predicting that as many as half of all ingredients could be non-animal...
A new variety of winter malting barley could provide brewers with a better quality and more stable barley supply, say scientists who have been developing the variety for the past...
While processors wait for Italy's food safety regulator to determine if contaminated wheat was distributed to Europe's pasta plants, Canada's grain regulator says the shipment was tested and found safe.
Greenpeace, together with a former manager of Monsanto and Limagrain in Romania, claim that Monsanto is contaminating European agriculture with its Roundup Ready genetically modified (GM) soy.
With the head of Europe's largest wheat mill under arrest, pasta makers are checking their supplies to see whether any came from a stock found to be contaminated with a...
Europe's food safety regulator says it is underfunded and might have to start collecting fees from companies for its work.
Applied Biosystems plans to release kits that can test humans and animals for avian flu virus within two hours.
A natural tomato lycopene has been classified as a food colourant in the US.
A deadly outbreak of avian flu in Turkey is spreading westward, with health officials confirming that a further three human cases have been found in the capital Ankara on Sunday,...
The increasing economic viability of microencapsulation technology has led to significant interest within the food and beverage industry.
A report into the mass outbreak of E. coli in Wales calls on the UK's food regulator to look into whether there should be more legislation and guidance on plant...
The EU's food industry association is calling for a raft of changes to proposed laws, calling some of them unworkable and misleading, including those that would regulate additives and enzymes,...
Consumer watchdog Which? has revealed that most readymade chicken sandwiches contain a hidden blend of additives - but Food Standards Agency (FSA) chicken labelling policy lacks muscle to enforce better...
A greener variety of black-eyed pea may well solve the problem of color fading faced by frozen food processors, allowing them to sell a better looking product, say scientists.
Scientists in Germany claim to have developed a microwave vacuum drying method that preserves the vitamin content of fruit and other foods.
Legislation to harmonize state and national laws on food safety has been submitted to the House of Congress for consideration.
DuPont Qualicon has introduced a new pathogen testing instrument to speed up the process of ensuring food products meet regulatory requirements.
Danish firm Palsgaard has launched a new emulsifier combination for very low fat spreads and butter with a fat content of between 10 and 15 per cent.
New Year's Day marked a significant milestone for food safety in the EU, with the entry of a large updated body of food and feed legislation.
With the ushering in of new hygiene laws at the start of this year, food companies are now under tougher regulatory scrutiny to ensure they do not send out poisonous...
Small electromagnetic shakers are designed specifically for tight fitting processing and packaging distribution lines that require precise metering and low maintenance drives, the system's manufacturer claims.
SAI Global has acquired EFSIS Ltd., one of the food safety inspection and certification firms companies will be turning to when checking whether they are in compliance with the EU's...
Consumers who suffer from food allergies are set to benefit from new "plain English" allergen labeling rules, which also provide food and beverage manufacturers with the opportunity to tap into...
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