Dairy-based ingredients

Titanium dioxide nanoparticles.  © GettyImages/Dr Microbe

France looks set to ban titanium dioxide

By Niamh Michail

As France looks poised to ban titanium dioxide by the end of 2018, the government has praised “pioneering” manufacturers for voluntarily removing the colouring from food products.

Six events in Q1 2018 involved Listeria monocytogenes. Picture: iStock

News in Brief

Listeria tops INFOSAN cases in Q1 2018

By Joseph James Whitworth

INFOSAN was involved in 16 food safety events involving 106 countries in the first quarter of this year.

Markus Geiser of IRSweep at Analytica 2018

Dispatches from Analytica 2018

IRSweep tunes into applications in mid-IR spectroscopy market

By Joseph James Whitworth

IRSweep is looking to take advantage of applications including food analysis with mid‐IR sensing being a young and developing field in the laboratory analytical instrumentation market.

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Food Safety Recall round-up 28 April - 4 May 2018

Recalls: Plastic, bacillus cereus and allergens

By Joseph James Whitworth

Recalls and alerts were made by England, Ireland, US, Canada, Australia, Belgium, Denmark, France, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, Germany and Austria

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Galicia sets legal definition of artisan food

By Niamh Michail

Spain's Galicia has set a legal definition of artisan food, which prohibits the use of artificial colours, flavours and tropical fats such as palm oil and coconut oil.

Food Safety Recall round-up

Food Safety Recall round-up 21-27 April 2018

Recalls: Enterobacter Sakazakii, E. coli and allergens

By Joseph James Whitworth

Recalls and alerts were made by England, Ireland, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Finland, France, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Germany and Austria.