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Americas: Shimadzu releases gas chromatograph

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments introduces the Nexis GC-2030 gas chromatograph (GC), allowing the user to remotely connect to the GC via PC or the operator’s...

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...

Europe: Tetra Pak tubular heat exchanger receives EHEDG certification

The Tetra Pak tubular heat exchanger equipment​ has received the EHEDG certification,​ meeting new standards. Tubular heat exchangers are used for the heating and cooling...

Americas: 3M Food Safety launches 48hr yeast and mold indicator test

3M Food Safety has launched worldwide the 3M Petrifilm Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plate, an indicator test that helps detect yeasts and molds...

Americas: USDA, FSIS roll out new rules for safe poultry products

The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has on July 31, 2014 announced that poultry companies will have to...

Americas: Purdue University showcases food safety technologies

Purdue University food safety researchers have developed a number of patented available technologies through the Office of Technology Commercialization that could provide more secure,...

Europe: Institute finds most labs can detect, identify food viruses accurately

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark has tested how accurately reference laboratories from around the world are able to determine the identity...

Asia Pacific: Flexco presents splicing, precleaners at ProPak Asia 2015

Flexco, a light-duty endless splicing and fastener solutions provider, will present the new FGP Food Grade Precleaners and other conveyor solutions at ProPak Asia...

Europe: FSA says restrictions on raw milk should stay

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) Board says the current restrictions on the sale of raw milk should remain in place, following the conclusion of...

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...