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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...

Europe: International standards for the use of antimicrobials in food production needed to avoid...

Significantly fewer resistant extended spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) bacteria were found in Danish broiler meat in 2013 compared with the year before. However, the occurrence of...

Americas: MIT sensor detects spoiled meat

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) chemists have devised an inexpensive, portable sensor that can detect gases emitted by rotting meat, allowing consumers to determine...

Americas: Audit readiness highly critical, finds TraceGains survey

The 2014 Annual TraceGains’ Food Safety & Quality Assurance (FSQA) Professional Survey polled professionals from food manufacturing, processing, and distribution in the US, which...

Europe: New methods can help overcome shortcomings using culture-based methods to test pork for...

In a PhD project at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, researchers studied new methods of characterizing and detecting foodborne illness-causing Salmonella...

Europe: 4 universities open center on food safety

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark has partnered with three institutions to advance global food safety and tackle challenges such as antimicrobial...

Americas: IBM Research, Mars Inc set up food safety platform

Scientists from IBM Research and Mars, Incorporated have established the Consortium for Sequencing the Food Supply Chain, a collaborative food safety platform that will...

Europe: EU embarks of project against diseases

A large European Union (EU) project called COMPARE intends to speed up the detection of and response to disease outbreaks among humans and animals...

Americas: 100% of canned food tested for BPA safe to consume, says Canada

As part of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's (CFIA) routine testing of various food products, a survey released today reported that all of the...

Asia Pacific: Australian US$12M smokehouse gets resin floor from Flowcrete

The Australian food manufacturing design specialist Wiley specified a high performance resin floor from Flowcrete for a US$12 million smokehouse. The flooring project at the...

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