From excess water to illegal antibiotics and even the wrong species, fish fraud is rife. EIT winner TellSpec has developed a tool powered by artificial intelligence (AI) that detects fraud in real time and at a low cost.
FreshDetect has developed a hand-held device that accurately measures bacterial contamination in food quickly and inexpensively. According to managing director Oliver Dietrich the innovation “creates a new dimension in food safety”.
Navitas Digital Safety has developed a complete food safety management system to bring paper-based monitoring onto the cloud. Having secured fresh investment to support growth, the company has big plans to digitise food safety.
The Commission's general food law proposal must be significantly amended to prevent companies withholding safety information on chemicals in food in the name of protecting trade secrets, ClientEarth lawyers say.
New data suggests that the current European surveillance system is failing to detect listeriosis outbreaks quickly and accurately, prompting food safety authorities to re-think their approach to tackling the food borne illness.