The biggest topic for nanotech research is nanostructures, nanoparticles and nanomaterials

Nanotech concerns highlight core research needs

By Rod Addy

Public concerns about nanotechnology in food processing highlight important areas for further research, according to a US paper just published in the journal Nanobiotechnology.

Puffer fish is fraudulently used to replace monkfish

US highlights food fraud perils

By Rod Addy

Seafood, clouding agents and lemon juice are the latest categories targeted by food fraudsters flagged up by the US Pharmacopeial (USP) Convention’s Food Fraud Database.

DNA amplification on microspheres for safer food. Picture couresty of the University of Queensland

Technology allows faster screening for bacteria on food

By Joe Whitworth

Australian researchers have claimed a breakthrough that will allow them to use DNA amplification on “microspheres” to rapidly detect and identify large numbers of different bacteria at once.