All news articles for February 2013

New glass x-ray tool hits market

New glass x-ray tool hits market

By Rod Addy

Mettler Toledo Safeline is helping food and drink manufacturers clamp down on glass contamination with the introduction of an x-ray machine specifically designed to root it out in glass jars.

Cantaloupe food safety in spotlight

FDA urges cantaloupe vigilance

By Joe Whitworth

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has outlined their concerns of cantaloupes being susceptible to listeria monocytogenes in a letter sent to industry.

Dakota Speciality Milling says it is currently investigating its processing and equipment

Flour recall hits major US brands

Knock-on effect: US flour recall sifts through industry

By Kacey Culliney

A US flour and grain blend recall has hit major brands including Frito-Lay and Mondelez and forced widespread precautionary recalls on snacks, cereal and biscuit products.

U Joo Foods closed by FDA consent decree

FDA shutters sprout producer

By Joe Whitworth

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has entered into a consent decree of permanent injunction with a sprout producer due to unsanitary conditions.