The recent Fonterra whey protein concentrate (WPC) botulism scare was “not the result of any regulatory failure,” a New Zealand government inquiry into the incident has concluded.
Lab M has launched an enrichment broth to help reduce Listeria culture times and optimise samples for downstream testing.
GEA is to launch a bacterial screening and enzyme-based cleaning service with bacteriological monitoring next year.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) has created a “heightened level of awareness” about allergens and pathogens within the dairy industry, food safety specialist Neogen has claimed.
Incomplete or selective reporting, high drop-out rates and unplanned post-hoc analyses are some of the common health claim submission failures, EFSA’s claims panel chief professor Ambroise Martin, PhD, told a...
Using Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy to identify microorganisms can find contamination on production lines, according to Nofima.
Thermo Scientific has launched an x-ray inspection machine capable of scanning tall food and beverage packaging.
Tesco has recalled some of its own-brand ice cream cones because pain relief tablets have been found in two cornets.
Just commissioned research aims to to help resolve the stalemate that exists in the EU over maximum permitted levels (MPLs) for vitamins and minerals with a novel approach.
Mocon has expanded its food safety system that can reduce bacterial detection times for food processors and packers.
The International Dairy Foods Association has applauded nine different Kroger dairy facilities for top-notch safety practices.
Listeria is developing resistance to some compounds in disinfectants frequently used to kill it in dairies and food processing plants, according to research.
Foss has launched a compact, streamlined version of its XDS analyser for research and development on liquid and solid samples in the laboratory.
Kraft Foods is recalling approximately 735,000 cases of Kraft and Polly-O brand string cheese varieties in the US over concerns that the products may spoil before their ‘Best When Used...
County Edge Dairy Inc. has been hit with a penalty for wastewater violations at a facility in Iowa.
The European group that represents manufacturers of milk products aimed at 1-3 year olds has welcomed last week’s European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) opinion, even though it essentially rejected toddler...
Fortified milks aimed at 1-3 year olds are no better nutritionally than regular foods, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded in a long-awaited opinion.
The UK Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has been accused of “nit-picking” after rejecting a proposed amendment to the protected designation of origin (PDO) for Stilton, that would have...
American International Group (AIG) has launched NOVI, a web-based service to estimate the cost of product recall incidents.
Danone, the British Specialist Nutrition Association (BSNA), and the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) have moved to dispel concerns about aluminium contamination in infant formula, after researchers discovered levels exceeding...
As a tidal wave of civil litigation over the use of the term ‘evaporated cane juice’ (ECJ) to describe dried cane syrup (aka sugar) continues to engulf the food industry,...
One person has died and at least 25 have been sickened by an outbreak of E.coli O157:H7 linked to cheese produced by Gort’s Gouda Cheese farm in Canada.
As the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) welcomed a broad range of stakeholders to its Italian HQ today to debate data and process transparency, the food industry asked at what...
Irish film star, Saoirse Ronan, has been honoured by the Irish Minister for Agriculture for her role promoting food sustainability.
Meadow Foods, an independent dairy group, has signed up five of its technical managers to the Society of Food Hygiene & Technology’s (SOFHT) High Five membership category.