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Americas: Build infrastructure, transfer knowledge for food safety, 3M

Each day, food safety issues gain more relevance and importance throughout Latin American countries. Meanwhile, global markets and international trade bodies are pushing standards and...

Americas: Researchers could remove sulfites from wine

Since the time of the Roman Empire, winemakers have added sulfites to preserve their products. Sulfites, a class of compounds including sulfur dioxide and...

Europe: Antimicrobial resistance research wins award

Professor Frank Møller Aarestrup from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has been awarded the Nils Foss Excellence Prize 2017 worth EUR...

Middle East: Digitization, data “bury the food bug”, says Ecolab

The adoption of new technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) Big Data and Data Science will ensure food safety, improve sustainability and...

Americas: “Sugar-glass” film uses viruses to kill germs in food

With antibiotic resistance on the rise, bacterial contamination of food is becoming more problematic. Scientists report that they have developed an antibacterial 'sugar-glass' coating...

Americas: Hanovia, Berson merge to form a company

Hanovia Limited and Berson Milieutechniek B.V., both part of Halma plc, have merged to create a new company providing ultraviolet (UV) disinfection systems. Both...

Asia Pacific: Water treatment system eradicates pathogens

A water disinfectant company has successfully eliminated Legionella from a South Australian hospital’s water supply using a pH neutral electrochemical solution, which can also...

Asia Pacific: Packaging chemicals-food risk is low, states study

A three-year project looking at the risk of chemicals migrating from packaging into food has determined that the chemicals investigated are not a concern...

Americas: X-ray system for safe frozen food production

Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection launches the Safeline X39 x-ray system for manufacturers of frozen-formed burger patties (beef, pork, chicken, fish and vegetarian) to meet retailer...

Europe: Henkel releases documents for compliance work

Henkel releases Food Contact Statements (FCS) for its adhesive solutions, offering detailed information on the results of Henkel’s thorough risk assessment in Europe. They...