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Americas: Long-term consumption of fish oils damages the liver, research finds

An international group of scientists led by the University of Granada (UGR) has demonstrated that the long-term intake of sunflower or fish oils damages...

Americas: AOAC validates ground beef, flour validation systems

Hygiena has received extensions to its AOAC-Research Institute validation for the BAX System Real-Time Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) Assay Suite for STEC for two...

Americas: Building food safety harmony in Canada

The US is not the only country in North America that pushing forward with major food safety regulations. Canada, its northern neighbor, has been upping...

Europe: Listeria infections increase in vulnerable groups, EFSA

Listeria cases have increased among two groups of the population: people over 75 and women aged 25-44 (believed to be mainly pregnancy-related). This is...

Europe: Hydroxyanthracene derivatives in food concerning, EFSA

Some substances belonging to a group of plant ingredients known as hydroxyanthracene derivatives can damage DNA and may cause cancer, said European Food Safety...

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...

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...
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