Researchers at the University of Sydney have discovered that the food additive E171 - commonly known as titanium dioxide and found in over 900 common food products - significantly increases the risk of gut disease and cancer.
Five Scottish cheesemakers say they have succeeded in a crowdfunded campaign against the legality of Food Standards Scotland (FSS) inspection and enforcement guidance for the production of raw milk cheese in Scotland.
Are those carrots truly organic? Does this saffron really originate from Spain? Researchers in Portugal are helping authorities test food authenticity and safety through the use of ‘food fingerprints’.
The number of cases reported to the EU Food Fraud Network rose significantly last year. Requests from one European country to cooperate with others on food fraud cases rose to 234 in 2018, compared to 178 in 2017 and 157 in 2016, according to its annual...
The growing use and benefits of smart sensors in food and beverage applications, such as photoelectric, process, vision inspection cameras, and code readers is stepping up a notch with IO-Link technology.
‘Insatiable’ demand for balsamic vinegar means fraudulent products can be a tempting prize. But authenticity and traceability could actually prove a boon for the premium end of the market. FoodNavigator investigates.