Food Safety & Quality

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Controlling the art of mass producing the perfect climate smart loaf

By Gill Hyslop

Bread is an age-old staple that conjures up uncomplicated natural wholesomeness, however, the difference between theory and practice is miles apart. Certainly, mass producing bread demands specialised equipment that will pinpointedly control the process...

6-PPD quinone contamination is hitting stocks of culturally and economically important Coho salmon / Pic: GettyImates-y-studio

6PPD quinone: The environmental contaminant killing Coho salmon

By Katy Askew

An everyday chemical has been found to be highly toxic. Contamination of waterways is responsible for what had been the unexplained mass deaths of Coho salmon. We take a look at 6-PPD quinone, what it means for the food system and why it is important...

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‘Worrying’ pesticide levels found in Spanish foods

By Oliver Morrison

Ecologists in Spain are demanding a 50% reduction of the use of pesticides - especially those more toxic and unauthorized - after data revealed a ‘worrisome’ level of exposure of pesticide residues found in food in the country.

ANSES: ‘We have questions about nanomaterials'

ANSES: ‘We have questions about nanomaterials'

By Will Chu

In light of the recent ruling concerning titanium dioxide, French authorities have cast the net wider and urged caution over the use of nanomaterials in food as well as in antibacterial products.

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