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Americas: Detecting food allergens on-the-go

Researchers have developed a portable allergen-detection system, including a keychain analyzer, for consumers on the go, reports the journal ACS Nano. Most people with food...

Americas: 3M buys allergen test kit company

3M announced has acquired Elution Technologies, a US-based manufacturer of test kits that enable food and beverage companies to help ensure their products are...

Americas: Metal detector scans with five frequencies

Thermo Fisher Scientific releases a metal detection platform that rapidly scans up to five frequencies to help food and consumer goods manufacturers find ferrous,...

Europe: Firms use blockchain in combating food fraud

PwC highlighted that food fraud costs the global economy in excess of US$40 billion a year. This equates to an additional US$5 per week on...

Americas: Tamper Alert for packaging

Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI) introduces the Tamper Alert, a new irreversible, heat-activated ink technology to identify tamper evidence in labels and packaging for chemicals,...

Americas: Anchor Packaging receives BRC certificate

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

Europe: Metal detector without ‘product effect’

Mettler-Toledo Safeline launches a metal detector that produces up to 95% less false rejects by combining Multi-Simultaneous Frequency (MSF) and Product Signal Suppression technology....

Europe: Preventing mineral-oil migration into food

While consumers can do very little to prevent mineral-oil components - MOSH and MOAH - residues, the food industry has responded by introducing minimization...

Americas: 3M solution wins Gold Stevie Award

The 3M Clean-Trace Hygiene Monitoring and Management System has won the Gold Stevie Award in the Best New Product or Service of the Year...

Europe: Chicken, poultry products highest on recall list

Recalls of chicken and other poultry meats are at their highest level since 2002, according to a Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS report. This is despite poultry overtaking...
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