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Europe: Methods to test chlorine in fresh produce

When processing fresh-cut produce like lettuce, disinfection is often carried out by adding free chlorine, in the form of hypochlorite, to the wash water. Many...

Europe: Mettler Toledo’s new detector manages active product signals

Mettler Toledo Safeline Metal Detection launches the Profile Advantage metal detector that utilizes the Multi Simultaneous Frequency technology to deliver up to 50% greater...

Asia Pacific: SCIEX shares ways to authenticate halal meat

The accidental or purposeful blending of meat from different species is a highly relevant subject for food product quality control, especially for consumers with...

Americas: Merck buys food safety testing provider

Merck has bought food safety testing provider BioControl Systems Inc., whose rapid detection technology and third-party validated testing platforms complement Merck’s portfolio of instruments...

Europe: TUV SUD set to report €2B in revenue, hires 1,200 staff in 2013

TUV SUD has employed 20,000 staff worldwide at the end of 2013, including 1,200 new hires. "Since 2005, we have created at least 1,000 new...

Americas: Digitizing food safety

iCertainty and Zebra Technologies Corporation release a mobile food safety solution that can be licensed by hospitality establishments worldwide. Leveraging Walt Disney Parks and Resorts’...

Europe: FAO, OIE warn of new avian flu strain

A new bird flu strain detected in Europe which is similar to strains reported to be circulating in 2014 in Asia poses a significant...

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: Anti-food fraud measures are working, says European Commission

A second round of coordinated pan-European testing for horse meat deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) in beef products was launched in April 2014. This testing was a follow-up...

Europe: NYCO releases food grade esters for greases

NYCO has received NSF HX-1 registration for its new synthetic ester Nycobase 32506 FG, a high temperature neopolyol ester. Designed to optimize thermo-oxidative stability, the...
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