FDBusiness.com

Health & Safety

Innovative Self-priming Pump Does Double Duty For Dairies

    Innovative Self-priming Pump Does Double Duty For Dairies

By Allan Bruun, Industry Manager, Dairy, Market Unit Food, Alfa Laval Are you looking for a self-priming pump that improves energy efficiency and reduces noise levels, as well as meeting

Read Full Article

SKF Corrosion Resistant Bearings: Full Menu Option For Food Safety and Reliability

    SKF Corrosion Resistant Bearings: Full Menu Option For Food Safety and Reliability

In response to the food and beverage industry’s changing needs, SKF has developed a comprehensive range of bearings meeting safety requirements, designed for reduced maintenance and long life in a

Read Full Article

Westbrook Industrial Limited – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

    Westbrook Industrial Limited – IMHX 2016 – Exhibitor Profile

ASG Services – Labelling and Safety Solutions At ASG Services we have gained an excellent reputation for providing the most appropriate labelling and safety products to meet the specific requirements

Read Full Article

Nestlé Investing in Product Safety

    Nestlé Investing in Product Safety

Nestlé is investing SFr30 million (€27.6 million) in the Nestlé Quality Assurance Centre (NQAC) in Dublin, Ohio, US, improving its capacity to test products and ensuring they meet the highest standards. This

Read Full Article

Make the Most of Your Raw Product – Minimize Give-away and Maximize Quality

    Make the Most of Your Raw Product – Minimize Give-away and Maximize Quality

Here’s a thought – how much extra food can we produce if we optimize the production processes all the way from the harvest to the end consumer’s table? And how

Read Full Article

FILTEC Introduces AURAtec – Pressure Detection For Glass and Can

    FILTEC Introduces AURAtec – Pressure Detection For Glass and Can

FILTEC has introduced the AURAtec, a new pressure detection unit for glass beverage and aluminum can containers. The AURAtec is a laser-based inspection system that detects pressure inconsistencies in glass and

Read Full Article

FSA Urges Public to ‘Face Freezer Fears’ in a Bid to Tackle Food Waste

    FSA Urges Public to ‘Face Freezer Fears’ in a Bid to Tackle Food Waste

Misconceptions about how to freeze food safely are contributing to food waste in the UK, according to new research by the Food Standards Agency (FSA). The research identified a number

Read Full Article

EFSA Advises on Meat Spoilage During Storage and Transport

    EFSA Advises on Meat Spoilage During Storage and Transport

EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) has assessed the impact of time and temperature on the growth of spoilage bacteria in fresh beef, pork, lamb and poultry. Its experts used predictive

Read Full Article

Fruit Stays Fresh For Longer in Corrugated Trays

    Fruit Stays Fresh For Longer in Corrugated Trays

Corrugated trays keep fruit fresher and safer than reusable plastic crates (RPCs) and can significantly reduce contamination from pathogenic and spoilage microorganisms, according to scientific research. The research by the

Read Full Article

Labcell Supplies Decagon Devices AquaLab 4TE Water Activity Analysers to McVitie’s

    Labcell Supplies Decagon Devices AquaLab 4TE Water Activity Analysers to  McVitie’s

Labcell has supplied five Decagon Devices AquaLab 4TE water activity analysers to McVitie’s Cake Company for end-of-line quality assurance of Chocolate Cake, Jamaica Ginger Cake, Lyle’s Golden Syrup Cake and

Read Full Article

New ISO Standard to Validate Microorganism Testing Methods For the Food Industry

    New ISO Standard to Validate Microorganism Testing Methods For the Food Industry

By Sandrine Tranchard Having access to safe and nutritious food is essential. Meat, fish, dairy products, eggs, shellfish, etc., contain significant microbial flora and this can affect our health. Therefore,

Read Full Article

Nearly 20,000 UK Restaurants Risk Losing Customers Due to Poor Food Hygiene

    Nearly 20,000 UK Restaurants Risk Losing Customers Due to Poor Food Hygiene

Restaurants with low food hygiene ratings are risking their survival, with 61% of consumers saying they’ll boycott such establishments, according to research from Checkit (http://www.checkit.net/). 18,379 restaurants, takeaways, sandwich/coffee shops,

Read Full Article

BCGA Shares ‘Invisible Industry’ Expertise With Food and Drink Processing Industry

    BCGA Shares ‘Invisible Industry’ Expertise With Food and Drink Processing Industry

The food and drink industry can now access a range of guidance following moves by national trade body The British Compressed Gases Association (BCGA) to increase awareness and reinforce safety

Read Full Article

TOMRA Launches New Russian Website and Video Platform

    TOMRA Launches New Russian Website and Video Platform

TOMRA Sorting Food has announced the launch of its Russian language website, which will provide a dynamic online resource for its customers across Russia. The launch of the website, which

Read Full Article

Dawn Meats Produces Billionth Irish Beef Burger For McDonald’s

    Dawn Meats Produces Billionth Irish Beef Burger For McDonald’s

Irish group Dawn Meats has produced its billionth beef burger at its production site at Carroll’s Cross in Waterford, which was opened in June 2012, for casual dining giant McDonald’s.

Read Full Article

Belgian Researchers Check Quality of Chocolate With Ultrasound

    Belgian Researchers Check Quality of Chocolate With Ultrasound

The quality of Belgium’s famous chocolate largely depends on the crystals that form during the hardening of the chocolate. Researchers from KU Leuven, Belgium, have now developed a new and

Read Full Article

Hygienic Building Protection

    Hygienic Building Protection

In food and drink factories, hygiene is an important factor when manufacturing, processing, packaging and distributing quality products. It is imperative that the construction of the factory will not impede

Read Full Article

FSA Publishes Latest Campylobacter Results

    FSA Publishes Latest Campylobacter Results

The UK Food Standards Agency has published the latest results from its survey of campylobacter on fresh shop-bought chickens. The results for January to March 2016 continue to show a

Read Full Article

Safety Under Foot With Resin Flooring

    Safety Under Foot With Resin Flooring

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

Read Full Article

Modern Technology Used to Show Modern Technology

    Modern Technology Used to Show Modern Technology

SPX FLOW now offers a virtual reality experience for its customers to explore solutions in different industrial settings. Users can tour sites that may be of interest to them and

Read Full Article

Scientific Evidence Proves Mechanically Butchered Meat ‘is Meat’

    Scientific Evidence Proves Mechanically Butchered Meat ‘is Meat’

Following a landmark High Court ruling, Leatherhead Food Research says that more sophisticated analysis is required for meat harvested using advanced mechanical butchery technologies. Microscopy performed by Leatherhead Food Research was

Read Full Article

Double Helping of Success For Total Foodservice

    Double Helping of Success For Total Foodservice

Lancashire and Yorkshire-based catering wholesaler Total Foodservice has secured two internationally recognised health and safety accolades. For the sixth year running, the firm joins 500 businesses across the globe in

Read Full Article

Call For Mandatory Country of Origin Labelling of Meat and Milk

    Call For Mandatory Country of Origin Labelling of Meat and Milk

Country of origin labelling should be made mandatory for meat and milk, MEPs have reiterate once again in a non-binding

Read Full Article

MEPs Call For Strong Traceability System to Tackle Mislabelled Fish

    MEPs Call For Strong Traceability System to Tackle Mislabelled Fish

A strong traceability system for all fishery products sold in EU restaurants and shops would help to prevent cases of

Read Full Article

Process Contaminants in Vegetable Oils and Foods

    Process Contaminants in Vegetable Oils and Foods

Glycerol-based process contaminants found in palm oil, but also in other vegetable oils, margarines and some processed foods, raise potential

Read Full Article

No Flies on Rentokil – Innovative Trap Designed to Combat Pesky Flies at Commercial Food Premises

    No Flies on Rentokil – Innovative Trap Designed to Combat Pesky Flies at Commercial Food Premises

Rentokil has launched its latest innovation in pest management – the Rentokil Fly Box. Designed to be installed in or

Read Full Article

Mettler-Toledo Safeline Wins Second Queen’s Award For Enterprise

    Mettler-Toledo Safeline Wins Second Queen’s Award For Enterprise

Mettler-Toledo Safeline Ltd has been awarded a second Queen’s Award for Enterprise, this time in the Innovation category. The 2016

Read Full Article

ICS Cool Energy Launches New NSF Glycol For Compliance in Food and Beverage Applications

    ICS Cool Energy Launches New NSF Glycol For Compliance in Food and Beverage Applications

Leading temperature control specialist, ICS Cool Energy, has launched an important new development in food processing safety with the introduction

Read Full Article

Alternative Application of Steam Treatment Can Potentially Replace Chemical and Physical Disinfections

    Alternative Application of Steam Treatment Can Potentially Replace Chemical and Physical Disinfections

Steam is a well-known decontamination method with a wide range of utilization. Steam processes are generally considered as highly cost-effective,

Read Full Article

European Commission Adopts Proposal to Improve Working Conditions in Fishing Sector

    European Commission Adopts Proposal to Improve Working Conditions in Fishing Sector

The European Commission has adopted a proposal for a Directive which aims at improving the working conditions for workers in

Read Full Article

Marel Poultry Uses Innovation to Tackle Topical Issues

    Marel Poultry Uses Innovation to Tackle Topical Issues

Poultry producers are facing new challenges all the time. Key current issues are hygiene, food safety, sustainability and satisfying ever

Read Full Article

Enterprise Ireland and University College Dublin Launch New €1.7 Million Innovation Partnership to Enhance Food Quality and Safety

    Enterprise Ireland and University College Dublin Launch New €1.7 Million Innovation Partnership to Enhance Food Quality and Safety

A new 3-year Innovation Partnership programme in food quality and safety has been launched at University College Dublin (UCD). The €1.7

Read Full Article

JBT Showcases Latest Frigoscandia® Spiral Freezer and DSI™Blade Portioning System at IFFA 2016

    JBT Showcases Latest Frigoscandia® Spiral Freezer and DSI™Blade Portioning System at IFFA 2016

Global technology equipment supplier to the food processing industry, JBT will be launching its latest spiral freezer on Stand A20

Read Full Article

3M – Optimising Food Safety, Quality and Productivity

3M applies science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily. With $30 billion in sales, 3M’s 90,000 employees connect with

Read Full Article

Mitigate Cross-contamination Risk With Hygienic Pallets

    Mitigate Cross-contamination Risk With Hygienic Pallets

With food and beverage exports having doubled over the past decade, Jim Hardisty, MD of Goplasticpallets.com, provides examples of hygiene

Read Full Article

Foodcert – Packaging as a Quality Factor

    Foodcert – Packaging as a Quality Factor

The food industry has very high standards for the production and transport of foods. As IBCs are commonly used at

Read Full Article

Flowcrete Takes Food Safe Flooring Message to Food and Drink Industry

    Flowcrete Takes Food Safe Flooring Message to Food and Drink Industry

Flowcrete UK is taking its expertise on how to create floors that meet the highest food safety standards to several

Read Full Article

Anti-Slip Flooring For Greasy Meats

    Anti-Slip Flooring For Greasy Meats

In food production it is vital that the correct flooring is chosen for maximum safety and efficiency around the workplace.

Read Full Article

Mars Product Recall Could Cost Millions

    Mars Product Recall Could Cost Millions

Leading product recall expert solicitors, Roythornes, estimate the Mars crisis could cost the firm millions. Mars reportedly ordered a full recall

Read Full Article

Mars Chocolate Issues Voluntary Recall

    Mars Chocolate Issues Voluntary Recall

Following the discovery of a small piece of red plastic in a SNICKERS® bar purchased in Germany, Mars has made

Read Full Article

BRC Re-accreditation For Partner Logistics Wisbech

    BRC Re-accreditation For Partner Logistics Wisbech

The Partner Logistics cold storage facility in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, has been successfully re-accredited with the British Retail Consortium’s (BRC) Global

Read Full Article

Former Red Tractor Chairman Appointed as Chairman of Acoura

    Former Red Tractor Chairman Appointed as Chairman of Acoura

David Gregory (pictured) has been appointed as Chairman of specialist food and drink compliance and risk services provider Acoura. One of

Read Full Article

EU Commits to €32.5 Million to Support EU Reference Laboratories in 2016 and 2017

    EU Commits to €32.5 Million to Support EU Reference Laboratories in 2016 and 2017

The European Commission has awarded a total of €32.5 million, for the years 2016 and 2017, to support the 43

Read Full Article

Enhanced Touchscreen Control Enables Easier Operation of Bühler’s Optical Sorter

    Enhanced Touchscreen Control Enables Easier Operation of Bühler’s Optical Sorter

Bühler’s optical sorting solutions for the global food and non-food processing industry contain a wealth of configurable options, allowing customers

Read Full Article

Feel Confident in Your Seafood Products

    Feel Confident in Your Seafood Products

Below are a number of responsible questions to ask about your fish. Sustainably sourced? Retailers and buyers need to be

Read Full Article

Revolutionary Multi-Toxin Screening

    Revolutionary Multi-Toxin Screening

Food consumers globally are becoming increasingly discerning in selecting produce to fill their fridges, cupboards and, indeed, stomachs. Factors of

Read Full Article

Azanechiller 2.0 Sets New Benchmark in Air Cooled Ammonia Chiller Performance

    Azanechiller 2.0 Sets New Benchmark in Air Cooled Ammonia Chiller Performance

Star Refrigeration’s latest air-cooled Azanechiller 2.0 range raises the bar in chiller efficiency. Headline seasonal efficiency figures are 50% higher

Read Full Article

Durable and Hygienic Wall Kerb

    Durable and Hygienic Wall Kerb

In food and drink factories, hygiene and cleaning is an important factor when manufacturing, processing, packaging and distributing quality products,

Read Full Article

Control Plan on Labelling of EU Fishery Products

    Control Plan on Labelling of EU Fishery Products

The European Commission has published the results of the first EU-wide control plan to assess the prevalence on the market

Read Full Article

Produce World Site is Among the World’s Best For Health and Safety

    Produce World Site is Among the World’s Best For Health and Safety

The Produce World Group’s site at Sutton Bridge has become one of only 61 companies across the globe to receive

Read Full Article

Tesco On Course to Meet New Targets For Campylobacter in Chicken

    Tesco On Course to Meet New Targets For Campylobacter in Chicken

Tesco has released new data which shows that the retailer is delivering on its commitment to further reduce the levels

Read Full Article

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

Read Full Article

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

Read Full Article

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

Read Full Article

Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2016

find food jobs

The Magazine

F&D Business Preferred Suppliers

New Subscriber

Subscribe Here



Advertisements