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Americas: Anchor Packaging obtains food safety certification

Anchor Packaging has earned the High Hygiene certification from NSF International for the British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Standard for Packaging. The BRC...

Americas: Researchers use light to improve food safety

A team of researchers applies the use of light and other technologies to better the world’s health care, food safety, and biosecurity systems. Yong Chen...

Americas: IBM, Cornell University partner on safe milk supply

IBM and Cornell University will use next-generation sequencing combined with bioinformatics designed to help reduce the chances that the global milk supply is impacted...

Europe: Perstorp’s bioplastics gets food contact approval

Perstorp has acquired food contact use approval for its Capa for bioplastics product grades 6500D and the new 6800D. The Capa 6800D for bioplastics extends...

Europe: Setting international standards for booming food trade

Participation in the development of international food standards for trade is essential if countries are to reap the benefits of booming global trade and...

Europe: Raw pork is main cause of Hepatitis E infection

Consumption of raw or undercooked pork meat and liver is the most common cause of hepatitis E infection in the EU, said the European...

Americas: Waters unveils software to detect food fraud

Waters Corporation introduces its new LiveID Software for near-instantaneous, direct-from-sample measurement and classification of food products including meat and crops by Waters’ quadrupole, time-of-flight...

Europe: EFSA takes action against antimicrobial resistance

The European Commission releases its new EU action plan to tackle antimicrobial resistance – a growing threat that is responsible for 25,000 deaths in...

Americas: Hygiena launches dairy testing system

Hygiena releases ZymoSnap ALP, an alkaline phosphatase (ALP) testing system that verifies pasteurisation efficiency in short shelf life dairy products within five minutes. It offers...

Americas: Salmonella outbreak linked to hot peppers

A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Anatum infections was detected in the US in June 2016. It involved 32 patients from nine states with illness onset...

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