A new method developed by researchers has succeeded in extending the shelf life of strawberries. Researchers tested five low-density polyethylene (LDPE) films, each infused with solutions containing combinations of plant-derived essential oils and nanoparticles...
In Africa, naturally fermented camel milk sold by farmers at local markets often contain disease-causing microorganisms. Now, researchers have isolated ‘new’ strains of lactic acid bacteria they say can make the milk safer.
A Dutch meat processing business has been fined more than €500,000 by the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) for not taking sufficient measures to withdraw pork potentially contaminated with Salmonella Goldcoast.
Kellogg’s, Mondelēz, Pepperidge Farm and Flowers Foods have recently recalled bakery and snack products after a whey powder ingredient supplied by Associated Milk Producers has been suspected to be contaminated with the Salmonella bacteria.
Bacterial resistance to antimicrobials in humans, animals and food is one of the “biggest threats” to public health that requires a joined-up approach from European Union Member States, according to a report out today (27 February).