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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.
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