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Americas: USP proposes documents into Food Chemicals Codex, introduces guidance on food fraud

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) is proposing new monographs and introducing the Guidance on Food Fraud Mitigation to be included in its Food Chemicals...

Europe: SGS accredited for BRC Agents & Brokers Standard

SGS is now an accredited Certification Body for the BRC Agents & Brokers Standard with trained auditors all regions of the world. Published in 2014,...

Americas: 3M buys allergen test kit company

3M announced has acquired Elution Technologies, a US-based manufacturer of test kits that enable food and beverage companies to help ensure their products are...

Europe: EU faces rising antimicrobial resistance, warns authorities

Bacteria in humans, food and animals continue to show resistance to the most widely used antimicrobials, says the latest report on antimicrobial resistance (AMR)...

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...

Asia Pacific: SCIEX launches technology to analyze food samples

SCIEX launches the SWATH data independent acquisition technology called MS/MSALL that allows the simultaneous and comprehensive identification and quantification of virtually every detectable compound...

Americas: US FDA gives three years for industry to remove PHOs from products

The US Food and Drug Administration said partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are not...

Americas: DuPont Sustainable Solutions launches food safety training series

Solutions DuPont Sustainable Solutions has launched a new food safety series consisting of 10 safety training courses that present an up-to-date look at the...

Americas: Some foodborne infections decreased in 2014, says CDC

In 2014, rates of infection from a serious form of E. coli and one of the more common Salmonella serotypes decreased compared with the...

Americas: USP releases new food fraud database

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has launched Food Fraud Database (FFD 2.0) to help food manufacturers and retailers make informed decisions about ingredients in...
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