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Maggi Noodles Back on Sale in India

    Maggi Noodles Back on Sale in India

Following tests by government accredited labs in India showing Maggi noodles are safe to eat, Nestlé India has announced that it has started selling the product again. The move comes

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Neogen Launches First High-volume, Water-based Aflatoxin Test

    Neogen Launches First High-volume, Water-based Aflatoxin Test

Neogen has developed the first quantitative microwell test for total aflatoxin that uses only a water-based solution for extraction, which completely eliminates the need for methanol and ethanol in the

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IARC Monographs Evaluate Consumption of Red Meat and Processed Meat

    IARC Monographs Evaluate Consumption of Red Meat and Processed Meat

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organization, has evaluated the carcinogenicity of the consumption of red meat and processed meat. After thoroughly

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Hardwearing Stainless For Dairies

    Hardwearing Stainless For Dairies

In food and drink factories, hygiene and cleaning is an important factor when manufacturing, processing, packaging and distributing quality product daily. With various processing areas in a factory it is

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Durable Resin Flooring For Snack Foods

    Durable Resin Flooring For Snack Foods

Efficiency and safety under foot in a snack food factory is high priority when it comes to deciding a new floor. In addition, various types of daily traffic travels through

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The Right Food Grade Lubricant – It Makes a Difference

    The Right Food Grade Lubricant – It Makes a Difference

Effective lubrication of food processing equipment is becoming increasingly important. Both food processing facilities and food grade lubricant manufacturers play a role in the overall safe production of consumer goods.

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Can Poultry Combat the Campylobacter Threat?

    Can Poultry Combat the Campylobacter Threat?

According to Poultry, a new report from market intelligence firm Key Note, the UK poultry market continued to expand at an impressive rate in 2014, but this upward trend is

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95% of Consumers Buy Private Brands but Concerns in Food Quality and Safety Point to Need for Greater Transparency

    95% of Consumers Buy Private Brands but Concerns in Food Quality and Safety Point to Need for Greater Transparency

Trace One’s research underscores significant issues with consumer confidence across all food brands  BOSTON, Mass., September 24, 2015 – Trace One, a global leader in private brand product lifecycle management

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Partnering With the Food and Drink Industry to Develop Tailored Sampling Solutions

    Partnering With the Food and Drink Industry to Develop Tailored Sampling Solutions

In the 80’s CSP Technologies developed a leak-proof, flip-top vial that is easy to open and close. The vial continues to be the vial of choice for milk sample collection

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BS&B Safety Systems showcases its explosion protection and prevention portfolio at PPMA 2015

    BS&B Safety Systems showcases its explosion protection and prevention portfolio at PPMA 2015

This year at the PPMA show, global expert in explosion protection technology, BS&B Safety Systems, is presenting its bespoke combustible dust fire and explosion protection systems applicable for processing and

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Global investors urge food firms to address rising water risks

    Global investors urge food firms to address rising water risks

Investors managing more than $2.6trn in assets have sent joint letters to 15 international food and drink companies amid growing concerns over water security and pollution.

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Neogen Launches Veratox® HS For Ochratoxin

    Neogen Launches Veratox® HS For Ochratoxin

Neogen has added to its comprehensive range of mycotoxin testing solutions with the development of a new, highly sensitive, quantitative test for Ochratoxin.  Veratox® HS (high sensitivity) for Ochratoxin has

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New Managing Director at Hydrosol

    New Managing Director at Hydrosol

On 1 July Dr. Matthias Moser took up his duties as the new Managing Director of Hydrosol, the international stabiliser and emulsifier system specialist. Dr. Moser, who holds a PhD in natural science, is also Managing Director of sister company OlbrichtArom. Both companies are part of the independent owner-operated Stern-Wywiol Gruppe, which maintains offices and production facilities in the world’s key markets.

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Oakland International Confirmed as Finalist in Global Freight Awards 2015

    Oakland International Confirmed as Finalist in Global Freight Awards 2015

Ireland and UK supply chain specialists Oakland International have been confirmed as finalists in the Innovation Award category of this year’s prestigious Global Freight Awards (GFA) to be held at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane in London on Thursday, 19th November.

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Oman refreshment company increases production to meet growing market demand

    Oman refreshment company increases production to meet growing market demand

To meet the two-digit market growth from carbonated soft drinks consumers, Oman Refreshment Company (ORC), a franchisee of PepsiCo International, has recently acquired a new production line from Sidel, the leading global provider of PET solutions for liquid packaging, which will enable the Omani bottler to increase its production capacity.

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ExxonMobil Releases Five-Point Plan For Best Practice Grease Selection

    ExxonMobil Releases Five-Point Plan For Best Practice Grease Selection

With businesses under increasing pressure to improve productivity and safety while reducing costs, the importance of proper machine maintenance is growing. A crucial part of that maintenance is choosing the

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DuPont Diagnostics to Introduce Smaller-Footprint BAX® System Instrument

    DuPont Diagnostics to Introduce Smaller-Footprint BAX® System Instrument

DuPont Diagnostics, a DuPont Nutrition & Health business, is introducing the DuPont™ BAX® System X5, a new PCR-based testing platform and the newest addition to the award-winning BAX® System family.

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EU Moves to Harmonise Authorisation Procedure For Novel Foods

    EU Moves to Harmonise Authorisation Procedure For Novel Foods

Draft plans to encourage food innovation via a new, simplified authorisation procedure for novel foods, already informally agreed with the Council of Ministers, have been endorsed by the Environment Committee

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Exhibitors Quick to Sign Up for Lab Innovations 2015

    Exhibitors Quick to Sign Up for Lab Innovations 2015

More than 100 industry leading suppliers have already booked stands for Lab Innovations 2015, which returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 4 & 5 November 2015. These suppliers have been quick

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Move to Remove Artificial Trans Fats in US Processed Foods

    Move to Remove Artificial Trans Fats in US Processed Foods

Based on a thorough review of the scientific evidence, the US Food and Drug Administration has declared that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat

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73% of British Chickens Test Positive For Presence of Campylobacter

    73% of British Chickens Test Positive For Presence of Campylobacter

The British Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published the final set of results from its year-long survey of campylobacter on fresh chickens. Campylobacter is a food bug mainly found on

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Add a ‘Touch’ of Smart Technology to Improve Food Safety

Potential danger is hiding as food makes the journey to your customer. Introducing a touch of temperature-monitoring technology at critical junctures, however, can improve food quality – and help independently

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Bruker’s Dairy Solution MPA-D Wins “International FoodTec Award 2015”

  Bruker’s Dairy Solution MPA-D Wins “International FoodTec Award 2015”

Bruker Optik has been awarded the “International FoodTec Award 2015” by the DLG (German Agricultural Society) and its partners during

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EU Takes Action Against Horsemeat Fraud

  EU Takes Action Against Horsemeat Fraud

A coordination centre run by Eurojust (European Union’s Judicial Cooperation Unit) and led by the French Desk has succeeded in

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Nestlé Health Science to Launch Cow Milk Protein Allergy Assessment Tool

  Nestlé Health Science to Launch Cow Milk Protein Allergy Assessment Tool

Nestlé Health Science is introducing an assessment tool to help healthcare professionals identify cases of Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA)

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Next Generation Hygienic Pallet Launched!

  Next Generation Hygienic Pallet Launched!

Goplasticpallets.com has introduced to its range a new, improved version of its Hygienic pallet, which has been optimised for superior

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Peanut Allergen Quantification – A Tough Nut to Crack

The prevalence of peanut allergy almost doubled in Europe in recent years and affects around 500,000 people in the UK

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Fighting Food Fraud – FT-NIR For Targeted and Non-Targeted Adulterant Screening

Maintaining brand reputation and product quality has led to increased focus on qualifying raw materials and ingredients used in food

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FSA Welcomes Horse Meat Sentencing

  FSA Welcomes Horse Meat Sentencing

The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has welcomed the conclusion of the first prosecution brought as a result of the

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Over 97% of Foods in EU Contain Pesticide Residues Within Legal Limits

  Over 97% of Foods in EU Contain Pesticide Residues Within Legal Limits

More than 97% of food samples evaluated by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) contain pesticide residue levels that fall

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£14.5 Million of New Investment in UK Food and Environment Research Agency

  £14.5 Million of New Investment in UK Food and Environment Research Agency

The UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced £14.5 million of new investment in the Food

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MEPs Call For Country of Origin Labelling of Meat in Processed Foods

  MEPs Call For Country of Origin Labelling of Meat in Processed Foods

Meat used as an ingredient in processed foods, such as lasagne, should be labelled by country of origin as is

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Campylobacteriosis Cases Stable, Listeriosis Cases Continue to Rise

  Campylobacteriosis Cases Stable, Listeriosis Cases Continue to Rise

Campylobacteriosis infections reported in humans have now stabilised, after several years of an increasing trend, but it is still the

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RSSL’s Solution to the Recent Peanut and Almond Protein Found in Cumin

  RSSL’s Solution to the Recent Peanut and Almond Protein Found in Cumin

Reports have emerged from the US Food and Drug Administration about undeclared peanut protein in cumin which presents a possible

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The National Food Laboratory and International Food Network Join Forces

  The National Food Laboratory and International Food Network Join Forces

Safe Foods International Holdings (SFIH) has acquired International Food Network (IFN), a consulting firm providing product development services from initial

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Acrylamide in Food – Consultation “Will Help Refine EFSA Opinion”

  Acrylamide in Food – Consultation “Will Help Refine EFSA Opinion”

EFSA scientists have met to discuss some 100 comments with the contributors to a recent public consultation on acrylamide in

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IFR Announces Test for Detecting Horse Meat

  IFR Announces Test for Detecting Horse Meat

Scientists at the Institute of Food Research on the Norwich Research Park have teamed up with Oxford Instruments to develop

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UK Retail Survey on Levels of Campylobacter in Chicken Published

  UK Retail Survey on Levels of Campylobacter in Chicken Published

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published the cumulative results from the first two quarters of its year-long survey of

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Food Traceability Technologies Market Will Reach $11.15 Billion in 2015

  Food Traceability Technologies Market Will Reach $11.15 Billion in 2015

A new report by visiongain predicts that the world market for the food traceability technologies will reach $11.15 billion in 2015.

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State-of-the-art Food-Grade Lubricants Contribute to Economic Success

  State-of-the-art Food-Grade Lubricants Contribute to Economic Success

The most recent lubricant developments contribute to economical and successful plant and machine operation. With safety such a key consideration,

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CIEH Announces New Food Safety For Logistics Qualification

  CIEH Announces New Food Safety For Logistics Qualification

A new qualification has been launched by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) that will benefit anyone working in

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Food Businesses Advised to Increase Surveillance on Walnuts as a Potential Fraud

  Food Businesses Advised to Increase Surveillance on Walnuts as a Potential Fraud

Due to heavy rain in walnut growing areas such as Pakistan and Argentina, market prices are up 50% – triggering

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TOMRA Sorting Opens New R&D Facility in Ireland

  TOMRA Sorting Opens New R&D Facility in Ireland

TOMRA Sorting in Irleand has created a new centre of excellence for its food optical sorting and peeling business, and

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Increased Output and Reduced Costs in Soft Drinks Production

  Increased Output and Reduced Costs in Soft Drinks Production

An increase in machine reliability and the improvement of lubrication management practices in order to maximise output in one of

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2 Sisters Food Group Welcome FSA Inspection Findings

  2 Sisters Food Group Welcome FSA Inspection Findings

2 Sisters Food Group has announced the outcome of the recent Food Standards Agency (FSA) audits at two of its

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Oliver Douglas optimises parts washing for growing snack food producer

A new parts washing system from specialist manufacturer Oliver Douglas Ltd. has now been installed at one of the country’s

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Acrylamide in Food is a Public Health Concern, Says EFSA

  Acrylamide in Food is a Public Health Concern, Says EFSA

EFSA has confirmed previous evaluations that, based on animal studies, acrylamide in food potentially increases the risk of developing cancer

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FSA Urges the Public to Stop Washing Raw Chicken

  FSA Urges the Public to Stop Washing Raw Chicken

The Food Standards Agency in the UK has issued a call for people to stop washing raw chicken to reduce

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