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A new water treatment system can help food processors reduce costs and meet water safety regulations, its manufacturer claims.
Europe's groundbreaking law requiring manufacturers and others to ensure that the chemicals they use are registered with a new regulator, comes into effect tomorrow.
Goat milk stored under refrigerated and sanitary conditions meets grade A standards for up to five days, according to a recent university study.
A new metal detector, designed for high speed packaging systems, is thin enough to fit into small spaces, its manufacturer claims.
Common preservative sodium benzoate, widely used in soft drinks and other foods, is again at the centre of health concerns after research emerged linking it to cell damage.
Ingersoll Rand has redesigned its oil-less air hoist to meet EU workplace safety standards aimed at preventing explosions.
A new rugged temperature device is designed for high moisture environments, where the sensor is subject to continuous freeze and thaw cycles.
In a world where getting your name out there is called branding, and branding in turn equals better market share, some companies will go to great lengths to draw attention...
Two people have been infected with the bird flu virus that has caused an outbreak on a farm in North Wales, tests have confirmed.
Last year was busy, but this year will be better, is the European Commission's message in its first annual report on food safety training initiatives.
A new portable thermometer has an extendable cable, which allows temperatures to be taken in harder to reach places, its manufacturer claims.
Cheese processors in the UK have been handed tougher guidance on hygiene, following EU claims that the country's food safety authority was not doing enough to protect consumers.
Extracts from the exotic fruit guarana showed excellent antioxidant and antibacterial properties, which could see the exotic berry making a move into food preservatives, new research suggests.
Food processing must play a role in preventing the evolutionary shifts that lead to bacterial antibiotic resistance, according to new research from the US.
US retailer, Albertsons, now requires its suppliers to use temperature monitoring devices on perishable food shipments to its distribution centers, which could force processors to invest in the technology.
A new machine can help processors test the barrier properties of packaging to ensure food products maintain their stated shelf life.
UK and Canadian researchers yesterday said they have joined forces to develop bacteria that can destroy Campylobacter, a pathogen responsible for millions of cases of food poisoning worldwide.
Bird flu is back in the UK, following the discovery of a form of the virus on a farm in North Wales, government officials confirmed today.
A new food contact surface cleaning system uses both ozone and antibacterial sprays to maintain hygiene in processing plants.
The Swiss beef industry was yesterday rewarded for its efforts in controlling bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), when the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reduced its status to "controlled risk"...
A new tracking system leverages existing Wi-Fi technology to locate products and objects throughout the supply chain.
Antioxidant waste from the soy industry could offer a cheap and healthy alternative to synthetic antioxidants that prolong the shelf life of food, suggests a study from India.
Packagers and manufacturers are gearing up for the EU's new regulation on chemicals, which comes into force 1 June.
Masterfoods' U-turn over its plan to reformulate its famous confectionery brands using animal-derived whey sets a precedent that will prevent any other food manufacturer from flying in the face of...
A number of US food processors said they will boycott Chinese exports over fears regarding the safety of products coming from the country.
A UK master-plan for a raft of 16 new vocational qualifications in food manufacturing will be unveiled to employers on 6 July.
A new cooling system uses liquid nitrogen to rapidly chill and freeze foods, its manufacturer claims.
Europeans are willing to buy foods produced, processed or packaged using nanotechnology techniques so long as they perceive the benefits, according to new research.
European countries are being asked to submit reports on incidents of zoonoses in an effort to coordinate a common food safety strategy across the bloc.
Ingredients specialist DSM is helping bakers target the lucrative health-conscious market with its newest enzyme product, designed to overcome the typical obstacles associated with producing high fibre breads.
A new range of spray dryers use a non-clogging ultrasonic atomising nozzle, which reduces overspray that can cause atmospheric contamination, the manufacturer claims.
The European poultry industry has just six weeks left to prepare itself for new proposals designed to prevent the spread of H5N1 avian influenza into the food chain, the European...
Danish scientists have developed a 12-hour detection method for salmonella in meat and poultry, which could slash the time of processors need to wait before allowing shipments to leave.
China must continue to reform its food safety practices if it is to maintain consumer confidence in its products, says a food safety expert from the World Health Organisation (WHO).
The UK's Food Standards Agency (FSA) has today announced the start of a review of its own guidance, which aims to make regulations easier to understand and follow for firms.
Over 1,300 food safety incidents were investigated by the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) last year, according to a report published yesterday.
Researchers in Brazil have identified pea protein as a possible novel encapsulator after results showed the protein capable of encapsulating vitamin E at high concentrations.
As worldwide sales of nanotechnology-related products approached the $1bn (€739m)mark last year, the food packaging industry could be worth as much as $30bn (€22bn), according to a new study.
Coca-Cola has reformulated two of its soft drinks in the US to halt a lawsuit alleging they may contain the cancer-causing chemical, benzene.
Leading proponents of the benefits of organic agriculture put their heads together last week to discuss how organic methods could help preserve food security for the future.
A new microwave tempering system can significantly enhance safety and performance within meat processing, its manufacturer claims.
Dutch inspections of US shipments will increase following the discovery of genetically modified (GM) maize banned in the EU as part of a Netherlands bound cargo.
Regular consumption of unpasteurised farm milk may offer protection from range of allergies, but the researchers cautioned against drinking raw milk until more research is carried out.
The new health claims regulations for foods could prompt more companies to tout the beauty benefits of their products, since cosmetics are not generally subject to the same stringent rules...
The emergence of foods based on nutrigenomics could spark a shift in the landscape of the food industry, says HortResearch's Karl Crawford, and the industry needs to start considering how...
Euro Freeze (Ireland) has received a £13,000 (€19,000) fine after being prosecuted in a UK court for illegally putting false health certificates on meat products.
Independent testing of trans fat oil alternatives has revealed that the performance and taste of the more 'heart-healthy' oils matches or exceeds those of partially hydrogenated oils.
Growing use of natural ingredients in the UK food and drink industry took on greater importance this week in anticipation of a new study again linking widely used additives to...
EU regulators are investigating whether the banned chemical melamine has made its way into Europe's food and feed supply chain from China.
Baby food processors are breathing easier today after the UK industry regulator released a study showing that levels of arsenic and mercury in their products are below legal limits.
Politicians in Holland have called on government to set maximum consumption limits for acrylamide, potentially leading to legislation that would force processors to reduce the potential carcinogen in their products.
As recent incidents of food contamination demonstrate, the cheapest source for ingredients may not turn out to be so cheap after all.
Using the sugar tara gum to improve the gelling of the whey protein beta-lactoglobulin may offer industry with a more cost effective alternative to locust bean gum, suggests new research...
The food sector will remain the biggest biotech employer in Germany by 2020, according to a new study, but German industry must make use of synergies between sectors to remain competitive.
A new system that measures the texture of food could provide processors with results to improve the shelf life and taste of products, its manufacturer claims.
A new range air-conditioners offers processors continuous protection against air-borne contaminants, even when cooling operations are not in use, claims the manufacturer.
An international research project will help set global standards controlling the use of active chlorine in food production and processing.
Postmenopausal women who regularly consume smoked and barbecued meats may be increasing their risk of breast cancer by at least 50 per cent, suggests a new study.
Artificial snot costing just a few extra euros greatly improves the performance of electronic odour sensors, according to new research.
Three new hygiene products that can be used by food processors to comply with food safety procedures, their manufacturer claims.
A European Commission proposal to exempt small businesses from part of the bloc's main hygiene rules has been sent back to the drawing board.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has called on industry and other groups to submit scientific information as part of its review on cloned meat.
A new handheld sensor that provides multiple environmental conditions in a single report helps processors comply with food safety regulations, its manufacturer claims.
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