Science

Rheonix gets $500,000 to expand automated molecular detection system

Rheonix to expand testing of pathogen system

By Joseph James Whitworth

Rheonix has received a $500,000 grant to expand its pathogen detection system from the evaluation of recreational water to detection of pathogens in food and beverages.

The free webinar aims to move the debate about food science and technology onto a more secure footing

Food science and technology webinar separates fact from fiction

By Mike Stones

Separating food science from food fiction is the aim of a free live webinar to be staged on Thursday, January 24, 2013. FoodManufacture.co.uk has teamed up with the Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST) to help move the debate about challenging...

20 food inventions Royal Society

The 20 most significant food inventions of all time

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The Royal Society, the UK's national academy of science, has issued a list of what it considers to be the 20 most significant inventions in the history of food and drink.

The business of food safety

Weekly Comment

The business of food safety

One cannot envy the chief executive faced with a scientific study
that casts doubt over the efficacy or safety of his core product.
But avoiding a sales slump, media vilification and even charges of
fraud means squaring up to such...

Brand power

Brand power

Brand names have a unique impact on our brains and engage the
"emotional", right-hand side of the brain more than other words,
new experiments suggest. They are even more easily recognised when
they are used in capital letters,...

Acrylamide - calls for calm

Acrylamide - calls for calm

Food safety experts are meeting in Geneva this week under the
auspices of the WTO to discuss recent scientific findings in Europe
regarding certain foods and acrylamide - a potentially
cancer-causing chemical. Across the Atlantic,...

Meat reared in fish tanks?

Meat reared in fish tanks?

Boundaries of science were pushed further recently when scientists,
trying to create alternative food sources for astronauts, revealed
that we could grow meat on demand, without slaughtering fish or
animals, the New Scientist reports...

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