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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...

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...

Americas: Corbion releases antimicrobial for meat processors

Corbion launches a clean-label antimicrobial that rivals potassium sorbate for mold inhibition, even in applications most vulnerable to mold for the meat industry. With consumer...

Americas: 3M solution wins Gold Stevie Award

The 3M Clean-Trace Hygiene Monitoring and Management System has won the Gold Stevie Award in the Best New Product or Service of the Year...

Europe: Report shows link between antibiotic use, resistance

The European Food Safety Authority, the European Medicines Agency and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control are concerned about the impact of...

Americas: Researchers use light to improve food safety

A team of researchers applies the use of light and other technologies to better the world’s health care, food safety, and biosecurity systems. Yong Chen...

Americas: IBM, Cornell University partner on safe milk supply

IBM and Cornell University will use next-generation sequencing combined with bioinformatics designed to help reduce the chances that the global milk supply is impacted...

Americas: Salmonella outbreak linked to hot peppers

A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Anatum infections was detected in the US in June 2016. It involved 32 patients from nine states with illness onset...

Europe: Campylobacter to blame for most foodborne infections in Denmark

Campylobacter is to blame for more than 4,600 foodborne infections in Denmark. It remains the most common cause of foodborne disease, according to the annual...