US food companies can seek federal approval to avoid using the word
"irradiation" on labels of foods treated with the disease-killing
process, and instead use language such as "cold pasteurisation,"
the US Food...
The UK's fears about GM foods, and the insistence of the government
that GM trials should continue - highlighted by the publication of
the Consumers' Association report which we also report on today -
are shared by the Swiss...
Last week FoodProductionDaily.com reported about some
interesting research work into packaging design at the Delft
University of Technology in the Netherlands. Roland ten
Klooster believes he has come up with solutions to make food...
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