All news articles for September 2013

UK Salmonella Gold-Coast outbreak

Salmonella outbreak sickens 18 in UK

By Joe Whitworth

An outbreak of Salmonella that has sickened at least 18 people is being investigated by the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA).

 Xtreme Metal Detector from Eriez raises industry bar

Eriez gets Xtreme with metal detection

By Joe Whitworth

Eriez has unveiled a metal detector which it claims is the first in a line of products that will add more enhancements for the food and packaging industry.

Bio-based films subject of a environmental assessment

Pollutant phases of bio-based films identified

By Joseph James Whitworth

The manufacturing and extraction of raw materials are the most pollutant stages of the life cycle when producing bio-based films, according to a study.

Online event Food Safety and Testing

Minimising risk, maximising control

Food Safety and Testing 2013 - online event today

By Joseph James Whitworth

Food Safety and Testing 2013 - the inaugural online event on the topic organised by FoodQualityNews and sister site FoodProductionDaily is today (26 September).

Food recalls take us to US, Canada, Australia and Germany

Food Safety recall roundup 20-26 September

Recalls: Listeria, Salmonella, undeclared dairy and iodine levels

By Joseph James Whitworth

Our quest to search out the reasons behind food recalls this week takes us to USA, Canada, Australia and Germany where we find Listeria, Salmonella undeclared milk and iodine level concerns prompting recalls.

Barry V. Lynch of GE Intelligent Platforms meets with an attendee at the PACK EXPO Food Safety Summit Resource Center (Booth S7332).

Dispatches from Pack Expo

Food Safety Summit fosters industry collaboration

By Jenni Spinner

The Food Safety Summit Resource Center at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2013 offers attendees a chance to tap into a range of food safety tools, and share knowledge with peers.