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The Irish Heart Foundation Launches Ground-breaking Childhood Obesity Manifesto

    The Irish Heart Foundation Launches Ground-breaking Childhood Obesity Manifesto

Obesity “represents the greatest single threat to the health and wellbeing of children in Ireland today and drastic action is needed to protect them.” This is the main message of

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Many Popular Packaged Foods in the EU Contain too Much Fat, Sugar, Salt and too Little Fibre

    Many Popular Packaged Foods in the EU Contain too Much Fat, Sugar, Salt and too Little Fibre

A large number of food products frequently sold on the EU market contain too much sugar, salt, fat, and not enough fibre. This is the result of a JRC study

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Effective Process Monitoring Key to Ensuring Dairy Safety

    Effective Process Monitoring Key to Ensuring Dairy Safety

As part of its commitment to food safety and health, the International Dairy Federation has published new guidance outlining additional actions that can be taken in the production process to

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Loma Launches New RUN-WET IQ4 Metal Detector

    Loma Launches New RUN-WET IQ4 Metal Detector

Loma Systems, a leading manufacturer of high performance metal detectors, checkweighers and x-ray inspection systems for the global food and pharmaceutical industries, has introduced new RUN-WET® specification to its range

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Food Profilers Develop New Methodological Approach For Food Analysis

    Food Profilers Develop New Methodological Approach For Food Analysis

Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Leibniz-Institute for Food Systems Biology have developed a new methodology for the simultaneous analysis of odorants and tastants. It could

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Veolia Launches NURION™ – An Ingredient Water Compliant RO System

    Veolia Launches NURION™ – An Ingredient Water Compliant RO System

Through its business unit SOLYS, Veolia Water Technologies has launched NURION™, a skid-mounted, reverse osmosis (RO) system designed to produce high-quality ingredient water. The food and beverage industry requires water for

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European Commission Adopts New Regulation to Cut Down Presence of Trans Fatty Acids

    European Commission Adopts New Regulation to Cut Down Presence of Trans Fatty Acids

The European Commission has adopted a new Regulation to set a maximum limit on the use of industrially produced trans-fat in foods in the EU. The measure aims at protecting consumers’ health

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Unicare Flex Nitrile – The Environmentally Friendly Food Approved Glove

    Unicare Flex Nitrile – The Environmentally Friendly Food Approved Glove

Single use hand protection specialist Unigloves has enhanced its food-dedicated range with the launch of the new Unicare Flex Nitrile disposable glove. Food handling approved, the new Unicare Flex Nitrile disposable,

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How to Stop Food Manufacturing Contamination by Computer

    How to Stop Food Manufacturing Contamination by Computer

Computers have become a key asset in food production processes. However, they represent a contamination risk in terms of gathering dust and food residue. This makes them a breeding ground

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Avery Dennison and Beefchain Develop New Way to Track Fresh Food

    Avery Dennison and Beefchain Develop New Way to Track Fresh Food

Avery Dennison RBIS, a division of Avery Dennison Corporation, the Fortune 500® innovative packaging company, has announced a transformative initiative with partner Beefchain. In partnership with the Wyoming Business Council,

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Salmonella Cases in Humans – Assessing Current EU Reduction Targets

    Salmonella Cases in Humans – Assessing Current EU Reduction Targets

After several years of decline, salmonellosis cases in the EU have flattened out. EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) scientists say that setting stricter targets for Salmonella in laying hens at farm level

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EU Food Safety System Overstretched

    EU Food Safety System Overstretched

Although the EU’s system for protecting consumers from chemical hazards in food is soundly based and respected worldwide, it is currently overstretched, according to a new report from the European

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Coop Leads the Way in Allergen Food Safety Labeling With NiceLabel

    Coop Leads the Way in Allergen Food Safety Labeling With NiceLabel

Swiss food manufacturer Coop has selected NiceLabel, a leading global developer of label design software and label management systems, to help streamline and improve the company’s labeling processes at its

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Cleveland Clinic Studies Reveal Role of Red Meat in Gut Bacteria, Heart Disease Development

    Cleveland Clinic Studies Reveal Role of Red Meat in Gut Bacteria, Heart Disease Development

In concurrent studies, Cleveland Clinic researchers have uncovered new mechanisms that demonstrate why and how regularly eating red meat can increase the risk of heart disease, and the role gut

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Loma Launches New X5 bulkflow X-ray Inspection System

    Loma Launches New X5 bulkflow X-ray Inspection System

Loma Systems®, a leading manufacturer of high performance metal detectors, checkweighers and X-ray inspection equipment for the global food industry, has further strengthened its X5 X-ray Series for the detection of

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New Pearl Range Launched to Help Reduce Risk of Cross Contamination

    New Pearl Range Launched to Help Reduce Risk of Cross Contamination

Single use glove specialist Unigloves has launched the brand new 15-glove Pearl Colour System nitrile gloves range, helping organisations across the food sector more effectively manage cross contamination risks. The

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Further Steps Taken to Cutting Down Presence of Fatty Acids

    Further Steps Taken to Cutting Down Presence of Fatty Acids

The European Commission has launched a feedback mechanism to seek stakeholders’ views on setting a maximum limit of trans fats of 2 grams per 100 grams of fat in the food intended for the

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Market-leading Food Contact Conference, P&P, Takes Place This December in Vienna

    Market-leading Food Contact Conference, P&P, Takes Place This December in Vienna

Over 200 experts from across the food contact industry will come together in Vienna, Austria from 3–6 December 2018 to attend Smithers Pira’s P&P (Plastics & Paper in Contact with

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RSSL’s Simon Flanagan Wins Scientist of the Year at Food & Drink Federation Awards

    RSSL’s Simon Flanagan Wins Scientist of the Year at Food & Drink Federation Awards

Food allergen specialist Simon Flanagan took the top spot in the prestigious Scientist of the Year category at this year’s Food & Drink Federation awards ceremony. With a long-standing career

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Software Expert Leading Health Matters Research in UK Food Manufacturing

    Software Expert Leading Health Matters Research in UK Food Manufacturing

Research by a leading software company has been shared with UK food manufacturers in a bid to improve the UK’s health by reducing the amount of antibiotics used on livestock. Trade

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New Food Safety Culture Service Launches For Food Manufacturers

    New Food Safety Culture Service Launches For Food Manufacturers

Instinctif Partners is launching a service for the food industry designed to enhance food safety culture, which puts driving cultural and individual behavioural change in food manufacturing at its heart.

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New International Standard For Determining Infant Formula Ingredients Just Published

    New International Standard For Determining Infant Formula Ingredients Just Published

Infant formula is perhaps one of the most highly regulated foodstuffs in the world, so checking the exact composition is a rigorous affair. ISO is developing a series of standards

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Key Technology Introduces VERYX® Digital Sorters For Fresh-Cut Leafy Greens

  Key Technology Introduces VERYX® Digital Sorters For Fresh-Cut Leafy Greens

Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, has introduced VERYX® digital sorters for fresh-cut leafy greens. VERYX

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RSSL Opens Dedicated Acrylamide Laboratory

  RSSL Opens Dedicated Acrylamide Laboratory

Reading Scientific Services Ltd (RSSL), a global leader at the forefront of scientific analysis, consultancy, product development and training, has established

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Pesticides in Food – Latest Figures Remain Steady

  Pesticides in Food – Latest Figures Remain Steady

Europeans continue to eat food that is largely free of pesticide residues or which contains levels of residues within legal

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Food Enzymes – EFSA Launches DIY Exposure Tool

  Food Enzymes – EFSA Launches DIY Exposure Tool

EFSA has published the Food Enzyme Intake Model (FEIM), a tool for estimating chronic dietary exposure to food enzymes used

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Going Beyond Food Industry Flooring Standards

  Going Beyond Food Industry Flooring Standards

The scale of today’s food industry combined with the strict standards that it has to comply with means that food and

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UK Campylobacter Levels Remain Steady

  UK Campylobacter Levels Remain Steady

The top nine retailers across the UK have now published their latest testing results on campylobacter contamination in UK-produced fresh whole

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DeutscheBack Reduces Acrylamide in Bakery Products

  DeutscheBack Reduces Acrylamide in Bakery Products

With Innovase ASP DP, DeutscheBack now offers manufacturers of bakery products an enzyme system that prevents the formation of acrylamide

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Blockchain – The Future of Food Traceability?

“The Blockchain, can change…well everything.” That was the prediction of Goldman Sachs in 2015. There has been a lot of

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WHO Plans to Eliminate Industrially-produced Trans-fatty Acids From Global Food Supply

  WHO Plans to Eliminate Industrially-produced Trans-fatty Acids From Global Food Supply

WHO (World Health Organisation) has released REPLACE, a step-by-step guide for the elimination of industrially-produced trans-fatty acids from the global

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Harmonised Standards Vital to Dairy’s Continued Global Success

  Harmonised Standards Vital to Dairy’s Continued Global Success

The global dairy sector must continue its efforts to harmonise methods of analysis and sampling for milk and milk products

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“Radical Transparency Will Shape Future Food Agenda,” Says Cranswick Report

  “Radical Transparency Will Shape Future Food Agenda,” Says Cranswick Report

Growing consumer demand for new levels of transparency are set to disrupt the food industry in the wake of continued

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EFSA Announces Major Step Forward on Food Consumption Data

  EFSA Announces  Major Step Forward on Food Consumption Data

EFSA has published a new release of its Comprehensive European Food Consumption Database, which for the first time includes data

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What Eggs Can Teach Us About Traceability

  What Eggs Can Teach Us About Traceability

By Shan Zhan, Global Business Manager for Food & Beverage within the ABB Control Technologies business unit In summer 2017, 15

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Major International Summit in Belfast to Tackle Escalating Problem of Food Integrity

  Major International Summit in Belfast to Tackle Escalating Problem of Food Integrity

Food-security experts from all over the world will converge on Belfast from 28-31 May 2018 for a major Summit on how to

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European Commission Launches Knowledge Centre to Boost Food Quality

  European Commission Launches Knowledge Centre to Boost Food Quality

Responding to consumer concerns about food quality and fraudulent practices concerning food, the European Commission has launched a Knowledge Centre

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Key Technology Presents Specialized Iso-Flo® Vibratory Conveyor Designed For Integration With Metal Detector

  Key Technology Presents Specialized Iso-Flo® Vibratory Conveyor Designed For Integration With Metal Detector

Key Technology has launched a specialized Iso-Flo® vibratory conveyor designed specifically for integration with a metal detector to inspect bulk foods

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Packing and Food Safety – Modern Packing Methods and Test Methods are the Guarantee For Safe Food

  Packing and Food Safety – Modern Packing Methods and Test Methods are the Guarantee For Safe Food

The demands in food are high. Only companies that master and check the packing process get safe products. Whether deficiencies

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Steps to Reduce 20% of Calories in Popular Foods in the UK by 2024 Announced

  Steps to Reduce 20% of Calories in Popular Foods in the UK by 2024 Announced

Major steps to cut people’s excessive calorie intake have been unveiled by Public Health England (PHE), as part of the

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Seizing the Opportunities – How FMCG Companies Can Ensure Food Safety

  Seizing the Opportunities – How FMCG Companies Can Ensure Food Safety

By Véronique Discours-Buhot, GFSI Director January’s headlines were dominated by a food hygiene scandal at one of the UK’s most

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Industry-wide Review Launched into Meat Processing Plants Across the UK

  Industry-wide Review Launched into Meat Processing Plants Across the UK

The Food Standards Agency and Food Standards Scotland have published details of a major review into the sites where meat

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CSP Technologies Introduces TruDrawR Aseptic Sampling System For Liquid Dairy Products

  CSP Technologies Introduces TruDrawR Aseptic Sampling System For Liquid Dairy Products

CSP Technologies – a leader in packaging solutions that ensure product protection, enhance brand recognition and improve consumer experiences – has partnered

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Review of UK Cutting Plants and Cold Stores

  Review of UK Cutting Plants and Cold Stores

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Food Standards Scotland (FSS) have announcing that they will be undertaking a review of

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EFSA Confirms Health Concerns For Hydroxyanthracene Derivatives in Food

  EFSA Confirms Health Concerns For Hydroxyanthracene Derivatives in Food

Some substances belonging to a group of plant ingredients known as hydroxyanthracene derivatives can damage DNA and may cause cancer,

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Partnership that Mitigates Cross Contamination Fits Like a Glove

  Partnership that Mitigates Cross Contamination Fits Like a Glove

Two world leaders in their respective fields have combined their expertise to create Europe’s first bona fide antimicrobial nitrile gloves. Unigloves

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Ishida X-ray Flexibility Ensures Premium Product Quality

  Ishida X-ray Flexibility Ensures Premium Product Quality

Ishida X-ray inspection technology is helping to maintain the premium quality reputation of one of Russia’s most popular traditional snack

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Revised Safe Intake For 3-MCPD in Vegetable Oils and Food

  Revised Safe Intake For 3-MCPD in Vegetable Oils and Food

EFSA’s experts have used an updated scientific approach to reassess the possible long-term adverse effects of the food processing contaminant

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Public Consultation – Sugars in Food

  Public Consultation – Sugars in Food

EFSA is seeking feedback on the approach it plans to take for its upcoming assessment of dietary sugars. The aim

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Salmonella Cases No Longer Falling in the EU

  Salmonella Cases No Longer Falling in the EU

The declining trend of salmonellosis cases in the EU has levelled off according to the annual report on zoonotic diseases

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Aseptic Filling – A Component For Safe Food

  Aseptic Filling – A Component For Safe Food

Whether fresh milk, yoghurt or fruit juice, the market for aseptically filled beverages is growing. The flip side of the

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New Acrylamide Legislation Announced

  New Acrylamide Legislation Announced

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has announced that new EU legislation would be in force from April 2018 requiring food

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2 Sisters and Standards in Poultry Processing Report Published

  2 Sisters and Standards in Poultry Processing Report Published

The Environment, Foods and Rural Affairs Committee in the UK has published its report into 2 Sisters Food Group and

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Hygiena Expands Testing Portfolio to Cover Entire Contamination Detection Spectrum

  Hygiena Expands Testing Portfolio to Cover Entire Contamination Detection Spectrum

With the extension of its testing product range to include polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based systems, Hygiena now covers the entire

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