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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...

Europe: Campylobacter to blame for most foodborne infections in Denmark

Campylobacter is to blame for more than 4,600 foodborne infections in Denmark. It remains the most common cause of foodborne disease, according to the annual...

Asia Pacific: Lupin added to allergen declaration list

Food Standards Australia and New Zealand has added lupin to the list of nine allergens that must be declared on food labels. Food businesses will...

Europe: PolyU joins large-scale food fraud project

The Institute for Global Food Security at Queen's University Belfast will lead one of the world's largest food safety projects across Europe and China....

Americas: Shimadzu releases gas chromatograph

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments introduces the Nexis GC-2030 gas chromatograph (GC), allowing the user to remotely connect to the GC via PC or the operator’s...

Europe: Finland validates DSM’s antibiotic residue test for milk

A report by Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira has validated DSM Food Specialties’ Delvotest T antibiotic residue test for milk. Based on tests in the...

Americas: Thermo Scientific releases solutions for quantitative workflows

Thermo Fisher Scientific releases two products for analytical laboratories to obtain high quality data from targeted quantitation applications in the environmental, food safety, pharmaceutical...

Asia Pacific: FSANZ recalls frozen berries

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has alerted consumers to a food recall of a frozen mixed berries product that is potentially linked to...

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