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SGS Canada has partnered with an institute at Niagara College to offer a tool kit based approach around food safety management.
Additive overuse and microbial contamination were behind almost two-thirds of all food-safety issues in China last year, while less than 1% of infant formula failed to meet national standards.
An EU-funded project is aiming to extend food shelf life by using novel antimicrobial surfaces applied in active packaging.
Qiagen has acquired OmicSoft Corporation to expand its bioinformatics offering for data management and interpretation.
Errington Cheese has been halted in plans to go back to market after a link to an E. coli outbreak last year.
Walrus, seal, caribou and whale were the most common traditional items tied to foodborne illness among Indigenous populations, according to a Canadian review.
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).
A sampling project targeting ‘plastic rice’ by Trading Standards in a UK city has found no examples of the fake product.
Risk factors of Listeria monocytogenes contamination in ready-to-eat (RTE) foods have been described by researchers.
More than 400 people are expected to attend the 2017 Consumer Food Safety Education (CFSE) Conference.
Canadian officials are investigating an outbreak of E. coli O121 which has sickened 12 people.
A UK takeaway owner has been fined £2,000 and ordered to pay £200 in costs after admitting selling dishes labelled as containing lamb and almonds which were actually mutton and peanuts.
Campden BRI is to manage membership of a network created to share intelligence on food authenticity.
Recalls due to products contaminated with plastic or rubber more than doubled in the past 12 months, according to Detectamet.
The Hellenic Food Authority (EFET) has confirmed all ‘is back to normal’ following threats to contaminate Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Unilever and Delta products with chlorine and hydrochloric acid.
Carlisle Companies has acquired a provider of dispensing systems and food safety products for foodservice and hygiene applications.
Food safety challenges this year will include persistent outbreaks and recalls and increasing US Department of Justice (DOJ) scrutiny, according to PURE Bioscience.
Errington Cheese is planning to put some of its products back on the market after authorities prohibited sales following an E. coli outbreak last year.
Food recalls have been notified by Canada, USA, England, Australia, Belgium, Finland, Hungary and Denmark.
Nearly four out of five people believe meat inspections should remain the responsibility of government and the Food Standards Agency (FSA), according to UNISON.
Twinkies and Palmer Candy products have been drawn into the Salmonella scare linked to milk powder made by Valley Milk Products.
Poindexter Nut Company has increased its walnut pasteurization capacity with a second Napasol pasteurization line.
Novolyze has launched a platform to standardise the evaluation of pathogen inactivation.
Two men arrested in connection with the death of a girl after suffering an allergic reaction have been released on bail.
The majority of European laboratories were able to determine heavy metals in seafood, according to a report.
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