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Americas: Detecting food allergens on-the-go

Researchers have developed a portable allergen-detection system, including a keychain analyzer, for consumers on the go, reports the journal ACS Nano. Most people with food...

Americas: Novipax gets US food safety certification, expands production capacity

Novipax says all its five manufacturing facilities have received Level 2 recognition from the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Institute in the US. The US producer...

Americas: More consumers feel unsafe over prepared food in supermarkets, finds analysts

With the rise of the grocerant — supermarkets that offer prepared, restaurant-style foods — comes consumer concerns regarding food safety. Although the majority...

World: Report finds unsustainable food system with hungry people

Today’s global food system has major weaknesses: nearly 800 million people are left hungry, one-third of the human race is malnourished, over half of...

Europe: Using MAP to pack fresh meat

Over recent years, the range of fresh pre-packed meat available in the self-service areas of supermarkets has increased steadily. Today, pre-packed meat products hold...

Americas: EFSA opines Addivant’s plastic antioxidant

Addivant's nonylphenol-free plastic antioxidant, Weston 705, has received a formal opinion from the European Food Standards Agency (EFSA). The formal opinion from EFSA has been...

Asia Pacific: Eurofins opens food testing lab in Singapore

Food and feed testing company Eurofins Scientific has opened a laboratory in Singapore to serve the food and beverage industry in the region. Eurofins...

Europe: New range or warning devices to debut in Germany

E2S Warning Signals, a manufacturer of audible and visual warning devices, will present at Security Essen in Germany, September 27 to 29, 2016 the...

Europe: Fraunhofer, Döhler to develop food safety solution

The Fraunhofer ICT-IMM Institute and Döhler are developing a microbiological detection method based on microfluidics. Microbiological safety is a top priority for the food industry....

Americas: FDA nods claim on peanut allergy

The FDA has responded to a petition for a new qualified health claim that relates to peanut allergy. The claim states "for most infants with...
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