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Foodwatch: Lactalis scandal is one too many

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 14:49
The producer, supermarkets, public authorities and laboratories have âfailed the consumerâ in the Lactalis infant formula contamination scandal, according to foodwatch.

‘Limited’ ESBL acquisition through eating meat

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 11:16
ESBLs in livestock and meat are genetically different from those in humans, according to Dutch researchers.

3M launches faster E. coli and coliform count plate

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 09:30
3M Food Safety has launched an E. coli and coliform count plate to help food processors release products from inventory faster.

FDAImports.com partners with Primority to ensure FSMA compliance

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 08:18
FDAImports.com is to adopt Primorityâs cloud-based and account-managed compliance system.

Citrus growers turn to HARPS for food safety

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 08:00
Citrus Australia has called on growers to get up to speed with changes in how they manage food safety.

Stricter BPA regulation to apply from September

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 11:21
Stricter measures on bisphenol A (BPA) in food contact materials will apply from September this year.

Recalls: Hydrogen cyanide, gluten and foreign bodies

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 10:38
Recalls and alerts were made by England, Ireland, US, Canada, Australia, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Austria and Germany.

Anitoa Systems to launch portable qPCR system

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 07:36
Anitoa Systems is to introduce a portable quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) system.

Rodent droppings and tooth in takeaway dish make list of advice line calls

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 15:05
Chewing gum in sandwich wraps and takeaway rice, rodent droppings in crisps and a tooth in a takeaway dish were among complaints to Irish authorities last year.

Bruker: AOAC approval gives us access to regulated food microbiology markets

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 13:50
AOAC International has approved MALDI Biotyper for confirmation and identification of pathogenic and non-pathogenic bacteria.

Anton Paar expands expertise in solids analysis

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 10:53
Anton Paar has acquired Quantachrome Instruments and is planning to modernize and expand the companyâs plant.

TSI | ChemLogix integrates Raman instruments with software

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 10:17
TSI | ChemLogixâs Raman Spectroscopy instruments now integrate with Spectragryph software.

Zebra Analytix looks to change the stripes of GC analysis

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 10:09
Zebra Analytix is to launch miniature gas chromatography (GC) systems at Pittcon 2018.

Waters and Malvern Panalytical look at polymer characterization

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 10:00
Waters Corporation and Malvern Panalytical have partnered to analyze polymers.

News round-up ahead of Pittcon 2018

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 09:00
As a media partner of Pittcon, FoodQualityNews has compiled some exhibitor news ahead of the show.

LGC looks at nanomaterials in food samples

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 09:29
LGCâs inorganic analysis team has been using the AF2000 Field Flow Fractionation (FFF) system coupled to Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS) to characterise nanomaterials in complex food samples.

‘Strong lead’ in South African Listeria outbreak - WHO

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 09:12
The lack of knowledge on the source of the Listeria outbreak in South Africa is âof concernâ but a âstrong leadâ is being investigated, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Chicken remains top source of Campylobacter in Scotland

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 08:26
Chicken remains the biggest source of Campylobacter infection in Scotland, according to research.

NMPF slams study claiming milk is food safety risk

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 15:56
The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) has slammed a study for describing milk as a âhigh-risk factorâ in spreading foodborne illness.

ECDC: Infants and children most affected by STEC

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 12:51
More than 6,000 confirmed cases of infections with Shiga toxin/verocytotoxin-producing E. coli (STEC/VTEC) were reported in Europe in 2015.

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