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Europe: S+S acquires Italian machine maker, opens 4th business unit

12S+S Separation and Sorting Technology has acquired 100% of the Italian special machine manufacturer ASM Advanced Sorting Machines. With this acquisition S+S strengthens its competence...

Europe: UK consumers found to have low awareness of acrylamide risk, finds FSA report

The levels of acrylamide that people consume are usually estimated using dietary survey data and laboratory-cooked samples. These often fail to fully take account of...

Asia Pacific: Fonterra milk cans to have QR, traceability codes

Fonterra is using quick response (QR) codes as part of a program to track and trace ingredients and products electronically throughout the organization, from...

Americas: CDC data show limited progress in reducing foodborne infections in 2013

Foodborne infections continue to be an important public health problem in the US, according to an annual report by Centers for Disease Control and...

Europe: Apricot kernels pose risk of cyanide poisoning

Eating more than one large or three small raw apricot kernels in a serving can exceed safe levels. Toddlers consuming even one small apricot...

World: Mérieux NutriSciences Corporation acquires food testing laboratory in Turkey

Mérieux NutriSciences Corporation acquires Kalite Sistem Laboratories Group (KSL), a food testing laboratory in Turkey. With this acquisition, Mérieux NutriSciences expands their scientific services in...

Europe: Samples show pesticide residues in food in legal limits

inety-seven percent of food samples collected in the European Union are free of pesticide residues or contain traces that are within legal limits. The...

Europe: Institute ranks three foodborne diseases impacting Denmark

Campylobacter is the foodborne bacteria that contributes most to the burden of disease in Denmark, according to a study from the National Food Institute...

Americas: IBM Research, Mars Inc set up food safety platform

Scientists from IBM Research and Mars, Incorporated have established the Consortium for Sequencing the Food Supply Chain, a collaborative food safety platform that will...

Europe: DSM’s tool validated for dairy antibiotic residue testing

DSM Food Specialties' testing tool, Delvotest T, has been validated for determining up to 27 antibiotic residues in raw cow’s milk and dairy ingredients,...
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