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Two men have been arrested by British police investigating the horse meat scandal.
Food Safety Today has said education is vital to prevent the spread of foodborne illnesses such as listeria.
RSSL has had its accreditation to ISO 17025 maintained following a visit from UKAS.
France has called for revised harmonised classification and labelling (CLH) of bisphenol A (BPA) based on reproductive toxicity, prompting the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) to launch a public consultation.
Product recalls across all US industries cost $20bn every year, and food safety technology can be revolutionised to lower this figure and exploit existing investments, claim researchers.
Best Sanitizers has launched a sanitizing station which sprays Alpet D2 Surface Sanitizer to the bottom of a worker's boots.
AB SCIEX has launched MasterView Software to simplify mass spectrometry in food safety testing and environmental analysis labs.
Our quest to search out the reasons behind food recalls this week takes us to UK, USA, Germany, Australia and Canada where we find allergens, listeria and glass contamination concerns...
At its annual meeting, AOAC International has set a stage for food scientists, testing suppliers, and brand owners like Pepsico and Kraft Foods to tackle crucial topics.
Mérieux NutriSciences through its Swift Silliker subsidiary has invested in a chemistry laboratory in Midrand, Johannesburg.
The horse meat scandal in Europe highlights the need for more systematic testing, according to Eurofins.
Green tea leaves, red wine, dark chocolate and cacao beans can be used to make an antibacterial coating, according to US researchers.
ConAgra Foods has recalled a variety of cookie dough after it was put into a package that does not say the product may contain peanuts.
Hundreds of illnesses from Cyclospora in Texas do not show a connection to Taylor Farms’ salad mix, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The UK’s National Pig Association (NPA) has warned “the foundations for the next food scandal” are being laid by retailers flouting promises made after the horsemeat crisis.
Technology advanced by 3M and other companies is helping fuel the rapid growth of the global food testing market.
Minimum standards for the safety of produce to reduce microbiological hazards are being proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Cleaning beef with electrolyzed oxidizing (EO) water before processing reduces E.coli numbers, according to US researchers.
Rodent fur has been found in a batch of Mexico-made Heinz ketchup, according to the Brazilian health agency.
Researchers have created antimicrobial packaging films containing high flavanol cocoa extracts that they say inhibits the growth of pathogens like listeria, E-coli and salmonella in food products.
Concerns over the use of silver nanoparticles in fresh produce have been tackled by US researchers claiming to have developed methods for their detection.
Hygiena has received backing for two of its rapid diagnostic tests from the AOAC Research Institute.
Wales has been hit with an outbreak of Salmonella that has sickened at least 22 people.
You can’t paint a horse like a cow and expect people not to notice – but grind their meat into patties and it may be a different story. So what...
A government-funded research team is examining how substances used in food packaging affect the health and development of children.
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