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Europe: UK authority releases report in food viruses

The Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food (ACMSF) has published its extensive review of viruses in the food chain. The report, which is...

Americas: PositiveID’s chip detects E. coli in less than 20 minutes

PositiveID Corporation has successfully detected Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria on the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) chip of its Firefly Dx prototype handheld, real-time...

Europe: Denmark regulates fluorinated substances levels in food packaging

The Danish food authorities have introduced a guidance value on fluorinated substances in food packaging to reduce the use of these substances, which can...

World: Frutarom shares on decontaminating natural herbal extracts

Frutarom Health BU has launched the EFLA HyperPure natural ingredients in response to new regulations by the European Union to prevent polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons...

Europe: Campden BRI recognised for food authenticity testing

Campden BRI has been included in the general proficiency section of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs UK Centres of Excellence in...

Americas: Neo-Pure controls pathogens on raw seeds, grains

Neo-Pure, a validated intervention created to control pathogens on seeds and grains while keeping them raw, organic and viable, was launched at the Institute...

Europe: In pursuit of quality with equipment

The recipe-development and quality-control accuracy offered by Mettler Toledo industrial scales and other product inspection devices is helping one Spanish producer of olive oils,...

Americas: Eaton releases filter cartridge for food safety

Eaton has expanded its range of membrane and depth filter cartridges for wine, beer, mineral water and non-alcoholic beverage applications. With a high asymmetric...

Americas: Metal detector scans with five frequencies

Thermo Fisher Scientific releases a metal detection platform that rapidly scans up to five frequencies to help food and consumer goods manufacturers find ferrous,...

Europe: Taking high doses of vitamin D may decrease bone density, say researchers

A three-year study by researchers at the Cumming School of Medicine's McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health published in the Journal of the...