The Natural Light Labeling system from Laser Application Technologies marks produce without the need for stick-on labels.

FDA sees the light on label-less food marking

By Jenni Spinner

Laser Application Technologies has received a thumbs up from the US Food and Drug Administration for its Natural Light Labeling system, designed to get rid of stick-on produce labels.

3M’s Petrifilm Salmonella Express System

3M’s Salmonella system receives AOAC OMA validation

By Joseph James Whitworth

3M’s Petrifilm Salmonella Express System has been validated through AOAC International as a First Action Official Method of Analysis (OMA) for the detection of Salmonella in a variety of food products.

A link between the illnesses and undercooked hamburgers is being investigated

1.8m pounds of ground beef recalled due to E.coli contamination

By Joseph James Whitworth

Wolverine Packing Company is recalling 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products potentially contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, according to the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS). 

Kraft Foods is recalling 1.2m cases of different cottage cheese brands for exceeding safe temperature parameters.

Kraft recalls 1.2m cases of cottage cheese

By Jenni Spinner

Cottage cheese under the Kraft Foods brand umbrella is being voluntarily recalled after ingredients were discovered to be stored outside of safe temperature parameters.