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  • 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 various applications within their manufacturing facilities, notably as an ingredient, where it must be free from undesirable taste, odor, color and impurities that could be [...]...
  • 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 and providing Europeans with healthier food options. Over the years, a number of scientific studies, including one from the European Food Safety Authority, have stressed that the dietary [...]...
  • 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, blue glove has been designed to provide exceptional levels of comfort and performance across a range of food handling environments. It is also more environmentally [...]...
  • 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 for germs, which can quickly be transferred by food handlers, leading to widespread contamination across a facility. How can this be prevented? Contamination is arguably the [...]...
  • 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, Beefchain helps ranchers command more value from their beef by proving, via blockchain technology, that their beef is free-range and fairly farmed, distinguishing themselves from [...]...

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 various applications within their manufacturing facilities, notably as an ingredient, where it must be free from undesirable taste, odor, color and impurities that could be […]

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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 and providing Europeans with healthier food options.
Over the years, a number of scientific studies, including one from the European Food Safety Authority, have stressed that the dietary […]

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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, blue glove has been designed to provide exceptional levels of comfort and performance across a range of food handling environments. It is also more environmentally […]

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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 for germs, which can quickly be transferred by food handlers, leading to widespread contamination across a facility. How can this be prevented?
Contamination is arguably the […]

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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, Beefchain helps ranchers command more value from their beef by proving, via blockchain technology, that their beef is free-range and fairly farmed, distinguishing themselves from […]

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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 could help reduce cases of this origin by a half.
EU countries are currently required to reduce the proportion of laying flocks infected with certain types […]

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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 Court of Auditors. The European Commission and the Member States do not have the capacity to implement the system fully, the auditors say.
EU food safety […]

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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 factories and in-store bakeries. Those processes include the design, management, quality assurance and production of food labels that contain allergen, ingredient and nutrition information in […]

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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 bacteria play in that process. The research, led by Stanley Hazen, M.D., Ph.D., builds upon previous work showing TMAO (trimethylamine N-oxide) – a gut bacteria […]

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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 foreign bodies, with the addition of its X5 Bulkflow model.  The X5 Bulkflow is an advanced X-ray inspection system for bulk loose, unpackaged, and free-flowing […]

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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 expanded range, combines high quality food handling approved, AQL 1.5 medical grade, powder-free nitrile gloves available in a range of colour finishes – including those […]

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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 final consumer. Commission’s proposed Regulation comes as a follow-up of the Report adopted in 2015 and of discussions with stakeholders (notably NGOs, industry…) which have been taking […]

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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 Foodstuffs) – http://www.foodcontact.com/plastics-paper.
P&P will provide an in-depth and timely overview of the latest EU legislation as well as a small focus on global regulations. Described […]

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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 specialising in allergen risk assessment and management, Simon Flanagan – head of food safety and quality at Reading Scientific Services Ltd (RSSL) – successfully demonstrated […]

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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 Interchange, a leading supplier management solutions provider that specialises in the industry, collated the findings into the white paper ‘Anticipating Change: Antibiotics in the Food […]

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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.
The service will help food manufacturers meet the food safety culture challenge set out in the newly-published BRC Global Food Safety Standard Issue 8 (BRC8). This […]

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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 for verifying many of the ingredients, to demonstrate the product is safe for consumption and contains what it says on the tin. The latest one, […]

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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 is the world’s only belt-fed sorter that can inspect product entirely in-air with top and bottom sensors in order to detect and eliminate all foreign material (FM) and product defects. Combining Key’s expertise in sorting […]

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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 a dedicated acrylamide testing laboratory in a move to increase capacity and reduce turnaround times. While acrylamide testing has been part of RSSL’s technical service for many years, the prospect and subsequent adoption of the new […]

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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 limits, the latest monitoring figures show. More than 96% of samples analysed for the latest annual report on pesticide residues in food were found to be within legal limits; around 51% were free of any […]

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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 in different food processes. FEIM follows the methodology recommended in 2016 by EFSA’s Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids (CEF). It has been developed on the basis of actual food consumption data collected […]

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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 beverage businesses have never faced so many challenges and concerns in order to successfully grow, process and sell products. This is exemplified by the requirements placed on each building component, piece of equipment and production […]

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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 chickens (covering samples tested from January to March 2018). The latest figures show that on average, across the major retailers, 3.8% of chickens tested positive for the highest level of contamination; these are the chickens […]

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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 in baked goods such as biscuits, wafers, bread and rolls. A simple dosing makes the new solution easier for bakers to use than enzyme concentrates and enables adherence to the statutory tolerances for acrylamide without […]

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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 talk in the media recently about Blockchain, particularly around Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but just as the investment bank giant predicted, the technology is starting to have more wide-reaching impacts on other sectors. Here, Shan […]

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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 food supply. Eliminating trans fats is key to protecting health and saving lives – WHO estimates that every year, trans fat intake leads to  more than 500,000 deaths of people from cardiovascular disease.
Industrially-produced trans fats are […]

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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 if trade in dairy products is to continue to thrive, delegates at the recent International Dairy Federation (IDF)/Organisation for International Standardisation (ISO) Analytical Week in Dublin, Ireland, were told.
Speaking at the Analytical Symposium during the week-long event, […]

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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 food scares, according to a Cranswick report, published in association with sustainability consultants Veris Strategies. Earlier this year, UK food regulators launched a nationwide review of the meat industry following a series of high profile food safety breaches […]

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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 collected under EFSA’s EU Menu project. The updated database consists of the most recent data collected in Member States covering more population groups and new food categories, such as energy drinks.
The EU Menu project aims […]

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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 EU states, Switzerland and Hong Kong were affected by the Fipronil contamination scandal. The scandal originated in the Netherlands but had global effects. Around ten million tainted eggs were imported into Germany, with not only eggs […]

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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 feed a growing global population – amid massive challenges such as climate change, Brexit, labyrinthine food-supply chains and food fraud on a global scale.
The Belfast Summit on Global Food Integrity will be chaired by Professor Chris Elliott […]

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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 for Food Fraud and Quality, operated by the Joint Research Centre. The Knowledge Centre, a network made up of experts in and outside the Commission, will support EU policymakers and national authorities by providing access […]

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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 on processing and packaging distribution lines. Compared to traditional plastic or fabric belt conveyor systems integrated with metal detectors, Key’s vibratory solutions reduce maintenance and minimize product spillage while dramatically improving sanitation to maximize food […]

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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 in the packing material, filling material residuals in the heat-sealed seam or foreign bodies – leaks and contaminations present a threat to the product safety. This is why from 20 to 23 March 2018, Anuga FoodTec […]

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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 UK government’s strategy to cut childhood and adult obesity.
The package includes:

new evidence highlighting overweight or obese boys and girls consume up to 500 and 290 calories too many each day respectively
a challenge to the food […]

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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 prominent meat suppliers. The revelations have driven food safety to the top of the agenda for European FMCG companies, fuelling debate as to the best practices for ensuring full compliance, guaranteeing product authenticity and eliminating any […]

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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 products are processed and stored in the UK. The two organisations have launched a comprehensive review of hygiene controls with the review including unannounced inspections and audit regimes.
The Food Standards Agency has announced that it […]

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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 with aseptic sampling specialist QualiTru Sampling Systems to develop TruDraw®, a single-use aseptic sampling system for sampling of liquid dairy products. Particularly relevant to milk producers, the product virtually eliminates the risk of external exposure, ensuring an unprecedented level […]

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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 meat cutting premises and cold stores. The review comes in the wake of serious non-compliance issues identified at cutting plants operated by 2 Sisters Food Group and Russell Hume and will be industry wide.

Heather Hancock, […]

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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, says EFSA after assessing their safety when added to food. This group of substances naturally occurs in plants such as aloe or senna species. Extracts containing them are used in food supplements for their laxative […]

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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 new Fortified single use gloves incorporate silver ion technology from BioCote®, which has been scientifically proven to destroy 90% of bacteria within just 15 minutes and 99.5% in only two hours – BioCote is also proven effective […]

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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 brands.
The ‘ROSTRAGROEXPORT’ company was founded by Mr Boris Aleksandrov in 1995, who spotted a niche in the Russian food market for a good quality traditional curd snack.  Its ‘B.Y. Aleksandrov’ brand, named after the company’s […]

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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 3-MCPD on the kidney and male fertility.
Consumption levels of 3-MCPD in food are considered safe for most consumers but there is a potential health concern among high consumers in younger age groups. In the worst […]

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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 of the assessment is to establish a cut-off value for intake of “free” sugars that is not associated with adverse health effects.
EFSA’s Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) has drafted a protocol to […]

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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 published recently.
Cases of Salmonella Enteritidis acquired in the EU have increased in humans by 3% since 2014 says the report, which is compiled by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food […]

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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 coin: Food manufacturers have to be even more consistent in ensuring hygienically impeccable production conditions. Physical processes for preservation and aseptically filling systems come to their aid here, like those that will be the centre […]

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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 businesses to put in place practical steps to manage acrylamide within their food safety management systems. Since acrylamide was first identified in food products in 2002, laboratories have developed and validated analytical methods for the quantification of […]

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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 Standards in Poultry Processing. The Committee launched an inquiry into 2 Sisters and poultry standards following the undercover footage released by The Guardian and ITN.
The evidence sessions looked at the issues raised at the 2 […]

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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 spectrum of reliable contamination detection, from sample collection to screening of indicator organisms to specific microbial characterisation.
These products are suitable for large and small manufacturers of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), as well as large corporate laboratories […]

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Furan in Food – EFSA Confirms Health Concerns

  Furan in Food – EFSA Confirms Health Concerns

Consumer exposure to furan and methylfurans in food could lead to possible long-term liver damage. The most exposed group of people are infants, mainly through consumption of ready-to-eat jarred or canned foods. Exposure in other population groups is mainly from consumption of grain-based foods and coffee, depending on age and consumer habits.
Furan and the related […]

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Third Annual Retail Survey Shows Campylobacter Levels Continue to Fall

  Third Annual Retail Survey Shows Campylobacter Levels Continue to Fall

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published the last set of results from its third survey of campylobacter contamination in fresh shop-bought UK-produced chickens. The full year’s results show that on average, across the entire market, 6.5% of chickens tested positive for the highest level of contamination, (over 1,000 colony forming units per gram – […]

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Avian influenza – New Scientific Advice Boosts EU Preparedness

  Avian influenza – New Scientific Advice Boosts EU Preparedness

Migratory wild birds crossing the north-eastern and eastern border of the European Union is the most likely pathway for avian influenza to enter the territory, says EFSA (European Food Safety Authority). Experts assessed the risk of avian influenza entering the EU and reviewed surveillance approaches – which comprise monitoring by Member States and the actions […]

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It’s a Double-whammy For Verner Wheelock at RSPH Prize-giving and AGM

  It’s a Double-whammy For Verner Wheelock at RSPH Prize-giving and AGM

There were double celebrations for Verner Wheelock at this year’s prestigious Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) AGM in London recently. The top prizes for the Level 4 Award in Food Safety for Manufacturing and Level 4 Award in HACCP both went to Verner Wheelock delegates.
Yanis Skerstins (pictured above right), a Global A&A auditor at […]

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Irish Company to Provide DNA Traceability For All Swiss Beef

  Irish Company to Provide DNA Traceability For All Swiss Beef

Irish food safety and traceability company IdentiGEN has secured a major contract in Switzerland which will see it provide DNA based traceability for all Swiss beef. The deal is estimated to be worth in excess of €17 million over a five-year contract period and involves use of IdentiGEN’s DNA-TraceBack system to guarantee the integrity of […]

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