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...
US food irradiation specialists Surebeam and Food Technology have
both announced quarterly results which indicate that, despite the
recent E. coli outbreaks, uptake of irradiation is still not widely
accepted in the US.
Since the recent trial launch of its square soup cans in two of its
UK stores, the packaging industry has been keenly observing
proceedings at supermarket group J. Sainsbury's. The retailer made
the bold move to trial the new...
The UK-based Silsoe Research Institute has developed a power saw
that can more efficiently strip the spines out of cattle and sheep
carcasses, claiming to further cut the risk of infecting people
with the agent that causes the fatal...