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Europe: S+S acquires Italian machine maker, opens 4th business unit

12S+S Separation and Sorting Technology has acquired 100% of the Italian special machine manufacturer ASM Advanced Sorting Machines. With this acquisition S+S strengthens its competence...

Americas: Some foodborne infections decreased in 2014, says CDC

In 2014, rates of infection from a serious form of E. coli and one of the more common Salmonella serotypes decreased compared with the...

Americas: FDA rejects tainted cilantro into US

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has an enormous task when it comes to assuring the safety of food imported from Mexico and elsewhere,...

Europe: SGS accredited for BRC Agents & Brokers Standard

SGS is now an accredited Certification Body for the BRC Agents & Brokers Standard with trained auditors all regions of the world. Published in 2014,...

Americas: Sealed Air division partners on food safety systems

Sealed Air's division, Diversey Care partners with food safety management company iCertainty to allow customers to gain business insights for reducing food safety risk,...

Americas: Neogen adds six tests to portfolio on drug residue detection in food

Neogen Corporation rolls out six tests to detect veterinary drug residues in food, which adds to four others introduced recently. The six new tests are...

Americas: Sensor that detects toxins in beer

Scientists have developed a portable sensor that can help minimize the risk contamination by mycotoxins during beer production. Their report appears in American Chemical Society's...

Americas: Canada recognizes GFSI-recognized certification program

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) says CanadaGAP has achieved full government recognition. CanadaGAP is a food safety program for companies that produce, handle and...

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...

Europe: Researcher studies two Clostridium perfringens strains in cooked beef for food safety in...

The control points that are critical to prevent foodborne outbreaks by Clostridium (C.) perfringens differ between two main groups of this bacterium, according to...
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