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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...

Europe: RASFF system has helped to ensure food safety in the EU for 35...

Europe is more than ever reliant on its Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) to ensure that food meets some of the...

Americas: Air quality systems are vital to preventing airborne plant pathogenic contaminants in food...

Successfully treating direct surface pathogens is only part of the food safety challenge for processors, according to South Florida-based RGF Environmental. The company recommends a...

Europe: AB SCIEX launches new workflow for improved food safety testing

AB SCIEX has launched the MasterView Food Testing Workflow for QTRAP mass spectrometry systems at the 5th Annual Symposium on Emerging Issues in Food,...

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: Study finds acrylamide, aluminum levels in foods of concern, says FSANZ

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has released the first phase of the 24th Australian Total Diet Study (ATDS) that looked at Australian consumers’...

Americas: CDC data show limited progress in reducing foodborne infections in 2013

Foodborne infections continue to be an important public health problem in the US, according to an annual report by Centers for Disease Control and...

Asia Pacific: Eating apricot kernels could pose safety risk, says FSANZ

​Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has released findings showing that eating raw apricot kernels could pose a public health and safety risk to...

Americas: Sample6’s pathogen diagnostic for Listeria species receives certification

Sample6 says its enrichment-free, single-shift pathogen diagnostic for Listeria species, has been awarded AOAC Certification from the AOAC Research Institute's Performance Tested Methods Program. According to...

Americas: ADL, SafetyChain Software to automate food safety, quality assurance programs

Canadian dairy producer Amalgamated Dairies Limited (ADL) has selected SafetyChain Software, a food safety chain management systems (FSCMS) company, as its partner for a...

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