Diverse consumer eating choices, global warming, food chains, the carbon footprint, water infrastructure, food fraud and Brexit are directly impacting the strategic focus of food safety enforcement agencies.
Biotech startup LexaGene is setting the bar high for the food pathogen testing industry by launching a genetic testing technology which can detect a broad spectrum of pathogens in less time and at low cost.
Today’s increasingly complex, fragmented and global food supply chains have led to a steep increase in food fraud, according to Bühler and the only way to tackle it is enhanced transparency across the entire value chain and emerging digital technology.
A greater awareness of nanotechnology – understanding and exploiting materials at the atomic and molecular level – could offer food innovators a useful tool to drive R&D, Professor Kathleen Groves, a Fellow at the Institute of Food Science and Technology...
A top science professor has made headlines by claiming the EU Single Use Proposal to restrict packaging and other items for serving food will increase the risk of E. coli, Listeria, Campylobacter and other foodborne viruses.
UK food tech group OAL has launched the “world’s first” artificial intelligence-based vision system for date code verification. The company says the development reduces the risk of product recalls and emergency product withdrawals (EPWs).
Biobased food ingredient supplier Corbion has completed construction of in-house production capabilities to manufacture powdered vinegar. The company says this will enable food manufacturers to deliver clean label products with an ingredient that is “highly...
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software can integrate “every business function” from traceability to product development. According to software supplier Epicor, this helps manufacturers deliver safer food more efficiently.
A coalition of scientists, medical professionals and politicians in the UK have called for nitrates to be removed from processed meats, insisting that consumption of the additive can be linked to the development of bowl cancer.