The words 'food safety' are on the lips of manufacturers,
politicians and consumers across the world. In response to a
seemingly increasing preoccupation with this issue scientists are
constantly under pressure to come up...
Yesterday we reported on new research that suggests the dairy
ingredient casein could be used in the packaging and coating of
foods. Today we learn that food scientists at the University of
Arkansas have created an edible film that...
Workers in the US food industry were reminded last week about some
of the safety hazards that exist in food production when an
industrial food processing machine that was cutting cabbage spun
out of control, crushing one man to death,...
Shares in the US-based packaging company Sealed Air Corporation,
which makes Bubble Wrap and other protective packaging for the food
industry, have plummeted this week after the ruling by a US judge
which will make it easier for claimants...
As Europe looks set to tighten regulations on the labelling of GM
foods there are signs to suggest that the US, despite being a
severe critic of the proposed European regulations, could be moving
in the same direction.
The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) reported this week
that the Senate Health, Education, Labour and Pensions Committee
has postponed its review of a bill (S. 2499) that the IDFA and
other food groups feel could impose...
On the same day that we report that the US could be moving towards
firmer rules on genetically modified foods, the American
Association for Laboratory Accreditation has accredited ISO-17025
standards to GeneScan USA, a network of...
DS Smith has further consolidated its position within the liquid
bag-in-box packaging sector with the recent purchase of German
company Zewathener. FoodProductionDaily.com spoke to the companies
marketing manager, Stephen Morris,...
A recent survey in the UK has concluded that it is very unlikely
that paper and board packaging is a source of acrylamide, a
chemical with the potential to cause cancer, in food - according to
a report from the Food Standards Agency.
Graham Packaging has been pioneering the field of on-site food and
beverage supply manufacturing for some ten years now.
FoodProductionDaily.com spoke to company vice president Ashok
Sudan, to discover the impact on the European industry.
Just when the Japanese food industry appeared to be settling down
after a period dogged with food scares and consumer fears, the
industry was stung on Friday by another quality-control scandal
when the government accused a company...
As one of Europe's leading and most innovative suppliers of
packaging and processing machinery for the food industry, the IWKA
Group of companies has been built on a philosophy to provide
tailor-made solutions. This outlook has...