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Europe: Russia invests in FAO’s work on antimicrobial resistance

Russia is backing an FAO-led effort to promote food safety and prevent the spread of medicine-resistant 'superbugs' in food and on farms in five...

Europe: Mettler Toledo gives five-year generator warranty for machine range

Mettler-Toledo is offering an industry first, five-year generator warranty for all new x-ray inspection systems within the X-Series range, purchased with either a Standard...

Asia Pacific: Campden BRI wins contract in South Korea

Campden BRI has been awarded a contract worth in excess of £0.5 million (US$0.62 million) for a joint food research program in South Korea....

Europe: Fraunhofer, Döhler to develop food safety solution

The Fraunhofer ICT-IMM Institute and Döhler are developing a microbiological detection method based on microfluidics. Microbiological safety is a top priority for the food industry....

Europe: Detecting salmonella in pork meat twice as fast

A new method developed at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), halves the time it takes slaughterhouses to test for disease-causing...

Americas: Paper, analysis to enhance food safety on fresh produce

Scientists report in Analytical Chemistry that they are closing in on a way to use a combination of color-changing paper and electrochemical analysis to...

Americas: Count plates get AFNOR certification

3M Food Safety says its 3M Petrifilm Rapid Aerobic Count Plates have received AFNOR Certification by NF Validation. The plates had previously received validation through...

Europe: Mettler-Toledo enhances metal detectors

Mettler-Toledo Safeline has enhanced profile throat metal detectors and gravity fall systems for manufacturers to experience metal detection as a smoother, safer and less...

Europe: Antimicrobial resistance remains high, finds EU report

Bacteria found in humans, animals and food continue to show resistance to widely used antimicrobials, states the latest report on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in...

Europe: Mettler Toledo bags 2 wins in UK awards

Salford-based Mettler Toledo Safeline was named the runner-up for the Environmental Achievement Award, sponsored by CMR Consultants. This award recognizes the manufacturer that...

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