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ACD/Labs launches informatics platform to put data in one place

ACD/Labs launches informatics platform to put data in one place

ACD/Labs has released an updated version of their software platform at Analytica 2014 in Munich.

Published: 16-Apr-2014

Automated colony counting meets food testing demands

Automated colony counting meets food testing demands

Automated colony counting ensures results are consistently the same standard when dealing with high-throughput demands, according to Synoptics.  

Published: 08-Apr-2014

Checking product quality with a refractometer

Checking product quality with a refractometer

Refractometers can be used as a final check to ensure everything has gone right in the production process, according to a UK firm.  

Published: 01-Apr-2014

Greek yogurt increased the relevance of protein analyser: FOSS

Greek yogurt increased the relevance of protein analyser: FOSS

Jeff Boedigheimer

Process Sales Manager - FOSS North America

The growth of Greek yogurt has increased the relevance of in-line protein analysers within the North American dairy industry, FOSS has claimed.

Published: 06-Nov-2013

Novamont launches compostable film packaging

Novamont launches compostable film packaging

Novamont has launched the latest generation of bioplastics under its Mater-Bi portfolio, including a film for food packaging.

Published: 20-Oct-2013

EU packaging 10-year review will see dramatic changes

EU packaging 10-year review will see dramatic changes

The EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive, which sets recovery and recycling targets for EU Member States, must increase EPR (extended producer responsibility) scheme transparency and focus on minimizing post-consumer packaging waste, said Virginia Janssens, MD, Europen (European Organisation for Packaging and the Environment).

Published: 14-Oct-2013

X-ray inspection demand continues for glass packaging

X-ray inspection demand continues for glass packaging

X-ray inspection adoption is increasing with it being an accepted process but finer and more contaminants remain the target to increase its use, according to Eagle Product Inspection.

Published: 08-Oct-2013

Hollywood actor Saoirse Ronan honoured for Irish food sustainability film

Hollywood actor Saoirse Ronan honoured for Irish food sustainability film

Irish film star, Saoirse Ronan, has been honoured by the Irish Minister for Agriculture for her role promoting food sustainability.

Published: 02-Oct-2013

Half of UK consumers do not trust the food industry on safety: Mintel

Half of UK consumers do not trust the food industry on safety: Mintel

Alex Beckett

senior food analyst - Mintel

Just half of UK consumers trust the food industry to provide food that is safe to eat, according to exclusive research from Mintel.

Published: 03-Jul-2013

Eagle highlights key components in machinery design for meat industry

Eagle highlights key components in machinery design for meat industry

Eagle Product Inspection has identified sanitation and survivability as key factors in the design of the new machines for the meat industry it unveiled last week.

Published: 16-May-2013

Gap analysis and training audits first step in building food safety program

Gap analysis and training audits first step in building food safety program

Gap analysis or training audits are the best methods to start building a food safety program, according to AIB International.

Published: 13-Mar-2013

Rapid microbiology has a big part to play in addressing foodborne disease

Rapid microbiology has a big part to play in addressing foodborne disease

Rapid microbiology has a big part to play in addressing the speed that foodborne diseases spread across the world, according to bioMérieux.

Published: 12-Mar-2013

Shelf life is not an issue for wine can consumers – Ball Packaging

Shelf life is not an issue for wine can consumers – Ball Packaging

Gerlof Toehake

Director of Sales for Benelux and Scandinavia - Ball Packaging

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.

Published: 20-Nov-2012

Anti-microbial air treatment will become ‘important’ hygiene factor - Ecolab

Anti-microbial air treatment will become ‘important’ hygiene factor - Ecolab

Marcus Ley

Manager Food & Beverage Corporate Accounts EMEA - Ecolab

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.

Published: 20-Nov-2012

FACET: New risk management tool for additives, flavourings and food contact materials

FACET: New risk management tool for additives, flavourings and food contact materials

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 and food intake, says Dr Tracy McCrorie of the University of Ulster.

Published: 09-Nov-2012

New PTI retort pouch seal sensor risks redundant beagles

New PTI retort pouch seal sensor risks redundant beagles

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 a solution.

Published: 06-Nov-2012

'Consistent' content is king for beverage producers - Profamo VP

'Consistent' content is king for beverage producers - Profamo VP

Profamo VP Chris Nimptsch tells Ben Bouckley why consistency - and true readings of CO2, Brix and organic acid levels - is king for beverage producers, as he unveils VitalSensors' 'radical' new mid-infrared sensor, the VS3000.

Published: 19-Oct-2012

Sealed Air takeover birthed dairy ‘farm to fork’ hygiene concept - Diversey

Sealed Air takeover birthed dairy ‘farm to fork’ hygiene concept - Diversey

Kim Yeomans

Dairy Sector Specialist - Diversey

Sealed Air’s 2011 acquisition of cleaning, sanitation and hygiene solutions provider Diversey has birthed a unique concept in the dairy industry – hygiene solutions from ‘farm to fork’.

Published: 07-Aug-2012

Nanotechnology in food safety will be slowed until regulations become clearer - expert

Nanotechnology in food safety will be slowed until regulations become clearer - expert

Mark Swainson

Food Manufacturing Expert - University of Lincoln

A lack of clear regulations relating to the use of nanotechnology in the food sector could hinder the commercialisation of current food safety research, a manufacturing expert has claimed.

Published: 24-May-2012

Process analytic technology boosts product quality and yield, cuts costs - company

Process analytic technology boosts product quality and yield, cuts costs - company

Soenke Rosemann

Product manager - Sartorius stedim

Emerging food quality method Process Analytic Technology (PAT) is gradually gaining traction in the food industry after being launched in the pharmaceutical sector eight years ago, Soenke Rosemann of Sartorius told FoodProductionDaily.com at Anuga FoodTec last month.

Published: 24-Apr-2012

Expanded food safety-related records access will 'weed out' uncooperative firms - SGS

Expanded food safety-related records access will 'weed out' uncooperative firms - SGS

Jim Cook

Food Safety Technologist - SGS

A ruling that will see the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) gain extended access to food industry records will “weed out” those companies that have not been cooperative during food safety incidents in the past.

Published: 03-Apr-2012

Jensen Farms Listeria monocytogenes contamination: Lesson learned?

Jensen Farms Listeria monocytogenes contamination: Lesson learned?

Dr. Lawrence Goodridge

Associate Professor of Food Microbiology - Colorado State University

US authorities are yet to establish regulations relating to third-party food plant auditors – six months after the start of an outbreak later attributed to lacklustre third-party inspection practices.

Published: 01-Mar-2012

Food safety perception: The disconnect between consumers and manufacturers

Food safety perception: The disconnect between consumers and manufacturers

Hank Lambert

General manager, global food and water - UL LLC

A new global survey of food manufacturers found that most (98%) are confident about their food safety performance - but 70% of consumers aren't convinced. FoodNavigator-USA spoke to Hank Lambert, general manager of food and water at UL, which commissioned the survey.

Published: 21-Feb-2012

Nano- regulation could benefit from two-tier approach, suggests expert

Nano- regulation could benefit from two-tier approach, suggests expert

Vic Morris

A new two tier system for the regulation of nano-materials in foods could help to alleviate the strain that suggested new regulations may put on industry, whilst ensuring the safety and control of ingredients and materials that need it, according to one expert.

Published: 09-Nov-2011

Tetra Pak CEO discusses demand for functional packaging that doesn't cost the earth

Tetra Pak CEO discusses demand for functional packaging that doesn't cost the earth

Dennis Jönsson, President and CEO, Tetra Pak

FoodProductionDaily.com gained an exclusive interview with Tetra Pak president and CEO Dennis Jönsson to discuss the demand for less packaging but improved product functionality, as he prepared to address delegates at the World Dairy Summit 2011 in Parma, Italy.

Published: 18-Oct-2011

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