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Has the French system of penalties for supermarkets wasting surplus food really worked?
A dozen consumer groups have called on the US Senate to oppose regulation they have dubbed the “Filthy Food Act.”
The number of people infected by Campylobacter in Sweden has doubled in the past five years, according to Swedish agencies.
R-Biopharm is developing an improved ELISA method to detect food allergens as part of a project with two universities.
Truffle oil was implicated as the likely source of a 2015 Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak, according to a study.
Food recalls have been made by USA, England, Ireland, Wales, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Germany, Austria, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Denmark.
The Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) in Germany is to increase cooperation with Portuguese-speaking countries.
Using data to move to a risk-based auditing model could be the future, according to the global director of Diversey Consulting.
Finnish food tech firm Spectral Engines has scooped up first prize in an EU competition for its food sensor that analyses ingredients, nutrients and detects allergens.
Eurofins Scientific has acquired two companies to boost testing services in Singapore and Turkey.
Whole genome sequencing (WGS) clearly separates outbreak isolates from background isolates, according to a study.
Two US Senators have called for agriculture and food officials to have permanent representation on a committee that reviews proposed mergers and acquisitions of American companies.
The Brazilian government is to accelerate audits of 21 meatpacking plants as part of a police investigation into alleged corruption and tainted beef.
The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has downgraded Scottish haddock in response to shortages in the North Sea, prompting fury from fisheries who say the MCS’ actions are unscientific and amount...
There was mixed news for food safety agencies in President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint.
Former Marks & Spencer (M&S) technical director, David Gregory, has become the president of the Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST).
Food safety researchers are calling on public health agencies to develop clear guidelines on when to inform the public about foodborne illness outbreaks.
The School of Veterinary Science at the University of Bristol has published the results from a 3-year study of factors influencing campylobacters in chicken broiler houses.
A European team of researchers led by the University of Parma, is developing what it claims is the first ever fluid‐repellent, antibacterial metal surfaces in the food and beverage industry....
Lotus Bakeries is recalling a batch of more than 90,000 glass jars of Lotus Biscoff Crunchy Biscuit Spread because it may contain small metal particles.
A new validation technique using dried surrogate bacteria that could help companies come into compliance with new FSMA requirements has been developed by French company Novolyze.
The EU Parliament has backed new regulations for tougher food inspections from farm to fork in a bid to qualm consumer worries of food fraud after the horse meat scandal in...
Dangote Salt, part of the National Salt Company of Nigeria (NASCON) has partnered with the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to clamp down on food fraud in...
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.
Ongoing labour abuses at sea have prompted research into a possible ‘social sustainability’ scheme for seafood in Europe.
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