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Europe: Linpac Packaging, Addmaster release bug-busting packaging for fresh meat

Linpac Packaging, and Addmaster, a supplier of performance additives to industry, have developed a range of trays and lidding films with built-in antimicrobial technology...

Americas: Randox Food Diagnostics offers ELISA test on shrimp, seafood products

A sharp rise in Oxytetracyclines residues within Asian seafood products has coincided with the development of a brand new test for the antimicrobial agent. Validated...

Americas: USDA, FSIS roll out new rules for safe poultry products

The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has on July 31, 2014 announced that poultry companies will have to...

Americas: Sausage producer recalls product for packaging blunder

Zemco Industries Inc., a Buffalo, NY, establishment, is recalling approximately 106,800 pounds of smoked sausage due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S....

Europe: UK authority finds 59% of birds tested positive for Campylobacter

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published the first set of quarterly results from a new survey of Campylobacter on fresh shop-bought chickens in...

Did You Know: How Halal food testing is done?

The dietary laws that forbid Jews and Muslims from consuming pork date back millennia, but when pork ingredients are included in food products, deliberately...

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: No horse meat DNA in meat products found above threshold, says EU

The latest round of industry and European Union (EU) testing published on July 22, 2014 found no horse meat deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) in meat...

Asia Pacific: US parent company of meat scandal-linked Shanghai Husi Food apologises to Chinese...

The Chinese media on July 20, 2014 reported that Shanghai Husi Food Co., Ltd, has been suspected of supplying expired meat to McDonald and...

Europe: Codex Alimentarius Committee sets new food safety standards in infant formula, rice

United Nations (UN) food standards body the Codex Alimentarius Commission has in this week adopted new standards to protect consumer health worldwide, including setting...

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