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A funding program has been launched in Canada aimed at the development of tests to detect E.coli during food production.
Combining continuous ultrasound treatment with chlorine washing can reduce E.coli on spinach leaves, according to US scientists.
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A chemical manufacturer has been handed proposed penalties of nearly $80,000 following an explosion at one of its facilities in May.
Potentially cancerous mineral oils have been found in advent calendar chocolates including ones from Nestlé, Mondelez and Lindt, leading a consumer group to call for manufacturers and packaging firms to...
The German Confectionery Association (BDSI) has said that chocolates in advent calendars pose no health risk after a consumer group linked products to ‘cancerous’ mineral oils.
The owner of a UK smoked salmon business has been ordered to pay more than £1,500 after a worker was injured when his hand was caught and crushed in machinery.
McDonald's is at the centre of an investigation of an outbreak of salmonella at one of its restaurants in Illinois.
The touchless x-ray inspection system reduces product damage due to its design and the lack of lead curtains, according to Thermo Scientific.
A panel of scientists have identified hygiene, diagnostic methods and outbreak investigations as key areas that need action to prevent foodborne infections.
The UK Food Standards Agency has issued a research call on brominated flame retardants (BFRs) due a lack of information about their effect on food.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has suspended the licence of a meat processing company after finding listeria monocytogenes on the sleeve of an employee.
Arla Foods and Fonterra have teamed up with Danish analytical solutions provider Foss to develop a screening method to determine whether milk has been tampered with for financial gain.
Researchers in Chile have invented a system incorporating natural microbial agents in a polymeric structure aimed at increasing the shelf life of refrigerated fresh salmon.
A Spanish study has called for European rules on mercury and arsenic in infant cereal in light of high - in some cases ‘risk’ - levels found, particularly in organic...
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has warned consumers not to eat certain peanut butter-based products imported from the US due to the ongoing salmonella outbreak traced to manufacturer Sunland.
Zero and very low tolerance of certain food additives and ingredients can lead to enormous - and entirely unnecessary - food wastage, according to Aleksandra Martinovic, Montenegro ambassador of the...
Nut traces can be better detected in dark chocolate and biscuits by adding a clean-up step, say Italian researchers.
Cargill Meat Solutions has been hit with $114,000 in proposed fines after failing to protect workers from unexpected start-up of machines at its Beardstown pork processing facility in Illinois.
A maximum shelf life of one year will not be an issue for wine can consumers, Ball Packaging’s sales director for Benelux and Scandinavia Gerlof Toenhake told reporter Mark Astley....
An outbreak of E.coli did not lead to greater risk of heart disease or stroke 10 years later, a Canadian study has found.
Anti-microbial air treatment systems will become a “very important” hygiene factor in the food manufacturing industry in coming years, Ecolab’s Marcus Ley told reporter Mark Astley.
Sunland has denied releasing any products that it knew to be contaminated after a US FDA inspection showed that peanut or almond butter was distributed despite the firm’s testing system...
Northern Irish health officials are yet to reveal the source of an outbreak of E.coli O157 which affected 300 people.
Plastics firm SIPA has replaced its polycarbonate (PC) water cooler bottle, which contains the controversial compound Bisphenol A (BPA), with a 100% polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recyclable version.
The European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group (EHEDG) stressed the different methods of ensuring safe food production in its latest event.
US Congress has finally passed what have been described as “the strongest federal whistleblower protections in history”, according to the Government Accountability Project’s Food Integrity Campaign (FIC).
Pinnacle Foods Group has issued a recall of more than 90,000 pounds of bourbon barbecue sausage products because they may have been underprocessed.
A US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) inspection has shown Sunland Inc cleared peanut or almond butter for distribution despite its own testing system identifying the presence of salmonella.
PepsiCo-owned Walkers has withdrawn a Lights Sour Cream six-pack variety in the UK because milk was not listed on the ingredients.
Cancer benchmark levels for a number of chemicals in food were exceeded by children in self-reported dietary data, according to a study.
Nut, fruit and vegetable processors have a new weapon in their quality control arsenal in the form of Tomra Sorting Solutions’ Best Nimbus N sorter, which can sort products in...
Scientists in New Zealand are developing a method to identify the geographical source of milk powder products – a potential answer to the problem of counterfeit ‘Made in New Zealand’...
Eagle Product Inspection gives FoodProductionDaily.com editor, Rod Addy, the lowdown on their latest detection machine targeting operational efficiency and hygienic design.
bioMérieux has unveiled its latest product to tackle listeria which it claims offers unprecedented specificity and sensitivity.
More research is needed to determine if high hydrostatic pressure (HHP) treatment can eliminate food pathogens in low-acid juices, according to a scientific review.
Consumer confidence in food safety is an important goal, said an FDA representative, who outlined five themes during a speech at a conference in China.
SGS announced today (Monday) that it has acquired the Ware Care Group, based in The Netherlands for an undisclosed amount.
The firm behind a colour-changing label has told FoodProductionDaily.com that its first product will launch commercially next year aimed at boosting food safety.
Frito-Lay has issued a US-wide voluntary recall on two lines of its Grandma’s cookie range due to undeclared milk and egg content.
A new risk management tool for flavouring substances, additives and food contact materials is due to be completed in the coming weeks, drawing together data on food chemical occurrence, concentration...
The European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) tenth anniversary scientific conference on risk assessment concluded yesterday with a call for better communication and more ‘fit-for-purpose’ risk assessment tools.
Insignia Technologies has targeted global expansion after receiving funding for its product range used in food packaging to minimise food waste.
More than three-quarters of European consumers want foods without chemical additives and most say they are willing to pay more for additive-free foods, according to a new survey carried out...
Nestlé USA has apologised to customers after a recall of Nesquik chocolate powder linked to salmonella.
Biothane is to supply an Indonesian food and beverage manufacturer with a wastewater treatment system to transform elements of wastewater into biogas.
Food safety issues and sustainability were the two biggest issues dominating food and drink processing and packaging show Pack Expo 2012 in Chicago.
Mocon marketing manager Guy Wray talked FoodProductionDaily editor Rod Addy through the latest upgrades to its oxygen permeability testers at Pack Expo 2012 in Chicago.
Eriez has introduced piece of inspection equipment which it claims reduces expensive machinery failure and minimizes production downtime.
Glanbia Nutritionals has expanded its heat treatment process for use with its milled and cracked flaxseed range.
Policy makers, MEPs, member states, and individuals are often poor at assessing food-related risks – and researchers need to do a better job of communicating the evidence, according to chief...
Life Technologies has received a Letter of No Objection for its RapidFiner STEC detection system, which it claims detects the presence of multiple strains of E.coli in raw beef in...
An Indian state bakery association has welcomed the country’s move to lift its ban on eggs and poultry from two important supply states.
COMSTECH is holding a seminar on food production and processing technologies aimed at bring different industry voices together to optimise food safety.
Detectamet is rolling out a host of detectable accessories for food and drink manufacturers, from tote bin liners to ear plugs and hygienic gloves.
Speaking live at Pack Expo, PTI’s Oliver Stauffer explains why checking retort pouch seal integrity is vital for food and beverage producers, and presents his firm’s new ultrasound system as...
The Philippine Government has issued a product recall after six Korean Noodle products were found to contain the chemical benzopyrene.
A blend of spinach and spring mix has been linked to an outbreak of E.coli O157:H7 which has so far sickened 16 people.
PathoGenetix is to deliver the first commercial application of its genome sequence scanning technology for food testing next year.
Unitherm Food Systems has developed a healthier, faster and more sustainable process for industrial food smoking applications using infra-red cooking.
Chemical Formulators Pty Ltd (Chemform), a manufacturer and supplier of cleaning products to industries including food and beverage has acknowledged it engaged in Resale Price Maintenance (RPM), said the Australian...
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has launched a call to tender for the sampling of food at retail, and different analyses of contaminants in food to provide greater efficiency...
Contaminated food makes 48 million Americans sick every year and costs over $77bn in aggregated economic costs, according to a US Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) report.
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