Researchers at the Cornell University's Department of Food Science
and Technology have developed a sensor, which employs liposomes, to
rapidly detect E. coli bacteria, the Institute of Food
Technologists reports this week.
The US Agriculture Department, which is seeking a record US$ 905
million (€1,024m) for food safety spending next year, will hold a
series of public meetings on ways to better protect the nation's
food supply, a top USDA official...
Yesterday's report by the EU Food and Veterinary Office on the
operation of controls over verocytotoxigenic Escherichia coli
(VTEC) has revealed inconsistent monitoring between the six
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved the use of
activated lactoferrin on fresh beef, providing beef processors with
a revolutionary food safety technology that protects consumers from
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week designated
the milk protein activated lactoferrin as Generally Recognised as
Safe (GRAS). This new status brings the new food safety technology
one step closer to commercialisation.
Food technology company aLF Ventures, LLC, a partnership between
Farmland National Beef Packing Company L.P. and ingredients
specialists DMV USA, this week opened N-terminus, a new
multi-million dollar food safety research and development...
A new gadget to rapidly predict food poisoning is now available for
food processing companies. Called ImmunoFlow, the machine is no
bigger than a personal stereo and is so small and light that its
inventors ultimately envisage health...
Taiwan on Thursday was cited as reporting its first-ever confirmed
case of an infection with the virulent O-157 strain of E. coli
bacteria that claimed the lives of several children in western
Japan during a 1996 epidemic.