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Asia Pacific: Set high food safety standards, says PwC partner

Vitargent (International) Biotechnology Limited (Vitargent) has become a strategic partner with PwC China and Hong Kong (PwC) to accelerate product safety testing technologies in...

Asia Pacific: Detecting trace amounts of pesticide in less than two hours

Food scientists from the National University of Singapore developed a rapid and highly sensitive screening technique capable of detecting minute amounts of pyrethroids in...

Americas: Tool detects bacteria in water or a food sample

Food scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have developed a new, rapid and low-cost method for detecting bacteria in water or a food...

Asia Pacific: Outsmart outbreaks in Oceania, says 3M Food Safety

Australia and New Zealand have a rich history of agro-economic research and development anchored by strong public and private researchers and generally effective partnerships...

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: 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: 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...

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: 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...
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