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New Zealand authorities have begun action to stop unlawful exports of infant formula to China, after trade bodies blamed these for severely undermining the southern nation’s reputation for food safety....
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has approved an application from dairy giant Fonterra to use hydrogen peroxide as a processing aid to control lactic acid-producing micro-organisms during the manufacture...
Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany have created humidity regulating films incorporating salts that absorb water vapour leading to extended shelf life and better product appeal.
The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is to change the current procedures for Listeria moncytogenes product sampling.
Russian authorities have places a temporary ban on imports of genetically-modified maize produced by Monsanto in the wake of last weeks’ controversial GM cancer study.
Three US universities have joined forces in a bid to strengthen food safety research and ensure experts state-wide work together.
Revenues increased 17% from products used to detect pathogens such as E.coli and Salmonella, boosting Food Safety segment results, said Neogen.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has expanded the recall of beef products potentially infected with E.coli for the seventh time to include more than 250 products.
A UK food manufacturer has been fined £2,000 after an employee severed her finger in an inadequately guarded machine.
Further cases of a strain of Salmonella are likely to be reported as the outbreak continues in Europe with no control measures yet in place, warned two European agencies.
Illumina has been awarded a five-year contract worth up to $17m from the US FDA to provide equipment for conducting whole genome analysis of all strains, species and products
Forever Cheese has cut ties with one of its suppliers after Ricotta Salata cheese was identified as the source of an outbreak of listeria in the US that has been...
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) today called for submissions on plans to review existing limits for Listeria monocytogenes in ready to eat foods.
Pernod Ricard’s Czech subsidiary Jan Becher (JBKB) says the Czech government’s decision to ban all strong spirit sales in the country, following 20+ methanol-related deaths linked to local bootleg liquor,...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is considering new standards for the levels of arsenic in rice but said yesterday that it does not have enough evidence yet.
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has appointed six members to the Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes (ACNFP).
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has approved an application to modify the existing maximum residue level (MRL) for pyridate in celery leaves (dill leaves).
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) is advising travelers to the Czech Republic to avoid locally produced bootleg spirits following a spate of methanol poisonings the country and over 20...
Researchers have found cold atmospheric plasmas (CAP) can tackle Salmonella but the bacteria can ‘hide’ in the bumps of strawberries and the pores in lettuce leaves.
Millions of Europeans are still at increased risk of heart disease due to consumption of artificial trans fatty acids, according to a new pan-European review published in BMJ Open.
3M Food Safety has received AOAC-PTM Certification for its Molecular Detection Assay Listeria for Environmental Testing.
Neogen Corporation has announced it has received a letter of no objection for its pathogen DNA confirmation method which produces results in 24 hours.
Some customers have expressed an interest in re-introducing finely textured beef (FTB) to their ground beef products after a media storm over ‘pink slime’ prompted many to drop it earlier...
The true extent of the financial and human catastrophe that engulfed lean finely textured beef (LFTB) maker Beef Products Inc (BPI) as a result of the 'pink slime' media storm...
Lean finely textured beef maker (LFTB) Beef Products Inc. has filed a defamation lawsuit against ABC News alleging its “false and disparaging" news reports about ‘pink slime’ defamed its products...
The ultimate responsibility for food safety lies with producers and not auditors, inspectors or government agencies, according to Doug Powell from Kansas State University.
The challenges of global food security present real opportunities for the food and farming industries, the UK government has said in its response to the Environmental Audit Committee’s Sustainable Food...
Imported Ricotta Salata cheese has been identified as the source of an outbreak of listeria across 11 US states and has been linked to at least one death.
LPS Laboratories has expanded its range of chemical solutions to assist food processing plants in meeting HACCP standards.
Just because food manufacturers are still waiting for the devil to emerge from the detail of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) does not mean there is nothing they can...
Sainsbury's, Tesco and Asda are among six UK supermarkets that have had to withdraw bottles of beer over fears they may contain pieces of glass due to a manufacturing fault.
German authorities have notified the European Commission about the potential health risk posed by a Czech-produced bath oil identified as a food imitating product – in this case beer.
Chinese dairy giant Mengniu Dairy Co. has denied a claim that live worms were found in a carton of its milk, stating that it would be “impossible” for the creatures to...
Britvic Ireland told BeverageDaily.com today that the ‘off odor’ problem that led it to recall a third batch of Ballygowan mineral water yesterday related to a small-scale quality issue and...
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has increased the maximum allowable concentration in processed food of ammonia, which is used to clean food processing equipment and food contact surfaces.
Research has revealed the areas in smoked fish processing plants most vulnerable to contamination by the hostile microbe Listeria monocytogenes.
US researchers have built an ethylene detecting sensor that communicates with an RFID tag to reduce food waste in the supply chain.
More detailed research on toxoplasma in food is needed, according to a risk profile report delivered by the UK’s Advisory Committee on The Microbiological Safety of Food (ACMSF).
Invisible Sentinel has established a pilot manufacturing facility to supply customers with foodborne pathogen detection systems ahead of product launches later this year.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) in Scotland has published a report identifying knowledge gaps and future research areas on a group of E.coli.
A developer of microwave food sterilization technology has rolled out its first commercial system after 15 years in development.
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