After several months of testing US University of Georgia
researchers recently confirmed the effectiveness of a new product,
FreshTech, designed to control bacterial growth and extend shelf
life in food service coolers.
Interactive, a US-based company that holds the rights to light
based scanners used to inspect meat for microbial contamination, is
increasing production of its small, hand-held version of the
The UK Food Standards Agency has published a guide to the
provisions of the 1990 Food Safety Act and other UK legislation
covering the composition and labelling of foods, chemical safety,
food hygiene, control of foodstuffs and trading...
Biacore International has had its food analysis kit, used for the
rapid routine testing of the vitamin food supplement folic acid,
fully validated and certified as a Performance Tested Method by the
Association of Analytical Communities...
After the 11 September attacks and the outbreak of foot-and-mouth
disease in the UK, the world's food supply chain remains vulnerable
to bioterrorism and naturally occurring food poisoning outbreaks, a
panel of US scientists...
The campaign in the UK to ensure that the meat substitute Quorn
correctly is correctly labelled has moved one step closer to
victory - encouraging news for the American organisation backing
Europe will move closer to the completion of its food safety body
next week when the 15 member management board of the new European
Food Safety Authority meets for the first time. First on the
agenda? The appointment of an executive...
The creation of a new European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is a
major component of the legal and organisational reforms to tackle
food safety in Europe. When the Council of Ministers recently
announced the composition of the new...
A campaign to urge all food premises to find out where their food
comes from has been launched by the Food Safety Authority of
Ireland. The FSAI says it wants food premises to buy products only
from suppliers who operate to the highest...
In a further move to improve food safety and streamline information
the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Center for Food Safety
and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) claimed this week that it is
currently developing a new, comprehensive...