An acidified calcium sulphate solution called Safe2O has been shown
to significantly reduce the amount of Listeria monocytogenes on hot
dogs and prevented regrowth of the pathogen over a 12-week period.
Aquentium, has filed a trademark application for #1 Patriot Food
Safe Fruits and Vegetables, its food safety process for the
protection of fresh food products, with the United States Patent
Trademark Office and is planning to license...
The number of deaths from foodborne diseases is likely to be
underestimated, finds a study in this week's British Medical
Journal - a fact that could force many food manufacturers to
re-evaluate present labelling and food safety...
The UK division of Cintex, a leader in the design, production and
manufacturing of food contaminant detection equipment, is to
preview its latest low-cost X-ray technology offerings at the CIFA
2003, to be held in Rennes, France,...
The European Commission confirmed its commitment to food safety and
the consumer this week when Commissioner David Byrne announced much
tougher measures - including criminal sanctions - to strengthen
food and feed safety controls.
In the US, the Food Safety Summit is to be held, 18-20 March, at
the Washington, D.C. Convention Center. The event is expected to
attract more than 1,000 food safety professionals and will be
addressing a number of key issues including...
A rise in reported outbreaks of foodborne diseases such as
Salmonella and E. coli from eating fresh fruit and vegetables has
prompted scientists in the US to take a closer look at processing
In the US, Tuscarora, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Swedish group
SCA and a division of SCA North America, has formed a new division
that will specialise in products and services for the temperature
Nutraceutical Clinical Laboratories International has said that
tests conducted at its research and development facility have
demonstrated that one of its preservatives, NuPreserv, has been
proven to significantly extend the shelf...
In the UK, leading food manufacturer Katsouris Fresh Foods has
installed a Claricom Package Coding Management System in a drive to
increase efficiency and eliminate the risk of product recalls due
to coding errors.
As Greece picks up the reins to the presidency of the European
Union, the European Confederation of the Food and Drink industries
has used the opportunity to highlight a number of key issues that
are set to have an impact on European...
The UK-based Food Industry Panels Group (FIPG), a broad consortium
of trade associations in the food manufacturing, storage and
distribution sectors,is set to publish its Fire Risk
A further step marking the importance of the traceability of GMOs
in Europe was made yesterday when the European Research
Commissioner Philippe Busquin inaugurated a European network of
genetically modified organism (GMO) laboratories....
The European food and drink industry this week gave a vote of
confidence to the radical revamp of the 41 year old Common
Agricultural Policy proposed by European Agriculture Commissioner
Franz Fischler - but gave a clear warning about...
The United Food and Commercial Workers Local has called for the
Pennsylvania General Assembly to let the Food Employees
Certification Act of 1994, a voluntary measure designed to train
and certify food workers and ensure food safety,...
International BioChemical Industries has said that it has moved
into the second round of testing in a cooperative effort with a
global food and beverage company after initial testing for its
antimicrobial agents proved effective.
French company AES Laboratoire, which specialises in tests and
equipment for research into food contaminants, this week registered
a healthy increase in its turnover, thanks mainly to increasing
concerns over safety issues within...
The UK's Joint Health Claims Initiative has been making news with a
new health claim for soya protein in foods. This week Novis's
Lindsey Partos takes a closer look at health claims and
discuss the EU's draft proposal...