Food Safety

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FSNS opens food testing lab in Omaha

By Joseph James Whitworth

Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) has opened a 16,400 square foot lab in Omaha, Nebraska with an investment in excess of $3m.

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CFIA: Recall process like a three-legged stool

By Joseph James Whitworth

The recall process is like a three-legged stool involving industry, regulatory bodies and the consumer, according to the deputy chief food safety officer of Canada.

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Netherlands and Belgium face-off in fipronil spat

By Katy Askew

Authorities in the Netherlands have denied claims from their Belgian counterparts that they were aware of fipronil contamination in eggs as early as 2016 as a food safety scare in Europe threatens to spill over into a diplomatic spat. 

Alfred Almanza joined JBS after nearly 40 years with FSIS. Image courtesy of the USDA

JBS hires former USDA food safety chief

By Oscar Rousseau

Brazilian meatpacker JBS has appointed the former head of the US government’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) to overhaul meat quality control, following earlier claims of unhygienic standards.

SurroNov. Picture: Novolyze

Novolyze wins IAFP award

By staff reporter

Novolyze has won the 2017 Food Safety Innovation Award from the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP).

Rotten pork from Denmark was found in a dump in China

Chinese authorities investigate dumped pork

By Mark Godfrey

Worries over cold chain integrity and food safety in the imported meat business have arisen in China, where authorities are seeking to trace the origins of a shipment of Danish pork found in a city dump. 

BSI's SCREEN module

BSI brings visibility to supply chain

By Joseph James Whitworth

BSI Supply Chain Services and Solutions has released food safety and fraud intelligence and assessment modules to help industry mitigate potential threats that could affect customers, their brand and bottom line.

The price of the deal was not made public. Picture: iStock

ALS enters US food testing market

By Joseph James Whitworth

ALS has entered the US food testing market with the acquisition of Marshfield Food Safety for an undisclosed amount.

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Special Edition: Track & Trace

Businesses adjusting to first full year of FSMA Compliance

By Jordan Anderson

While we acclimate ourselves to the ever changing food safety environment, businesses are adjusting to the first full year of Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Compliance.

More alignment on private and public food safety approaches

Dispatches from GFSI 2017 in Houston

GFSI on SENASICA, benchmarking requirements and Africa

By Joseph James Whitworth

The chair of the GFSI board of directors has told FoodQualityNews about partnering with a Mexican agency, updated benchmarking requirements and progress on the global markets programme.

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ScanTech Sciences to open ECP food treatment center

By Joseph James Whitworth

ScanTech Sciences, Inc. has started construction of its first Electronic Cold-Pasteurization (ECP) food treatment center which will bring 175 jobs to Rio Grande Valley.

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