All news articles for March 2018

Cases included tuna fraud adulteration of beeswax. Picture: iStock/AndreyPopov

Spain makes most requests in EU fraud system

By Joseph James Whitworth

Spain, Germany, Netherlands and Italy made the most requests last year in a system to deal with fraudulent activities along the agri-food chain.

Picture: iStock

Salmonella sickens 63 in Sweden

By Joseph James Whitworth

Swedish agencies are investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Kentucky that has sickened 63 people.

A miniaturised sensor mounted on a tooth. ©SilkLab, Tufts University.

Tooth-mounted sensor capable of tracking food intake

By Will Chu

A miniaturised sensor that can be mounted on a tooth has been developed to transmit data on glucose and salt intake, in a development highlighting the progress made in health-monitoring wearable devices.

New VC fund targets European food tech sector ©iStock/Violka08

Five Seasons VC fund on investing in the future of food

By Katy Askew

With access to funding in excess of €60m, newly launched venture capital fund Five Seasons Ventures has set its sights on what it believes will be the future of food. Co-founding partner Niccolò Manzoni provides an insight into why the investment vehicle...

Joe Romano of Waters Corporation at Pittcon

Dispatches from Pittcon 2018 in Orlando

Waters tackles ‘challenging’ polar pesticides

By Joseph James Whitworth

Chromatographic analysis of polar pesticides, including glyphosate, can be challenging, according to Waters Corporation.


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