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FSSAI gets online access to food standards of over 170 countries

Industry news, Uncategorized  •  13 April 2017  •  New Food

FSSAI will henceforth get access to database for food additives, food standards, food contact and contaminants from over 170 countries.

Do you need a magnetic separator or metal detector?

Featured news  •  3 April 2017  •  BUNTING Magnetics Europe Ltd

5 key questions to ask before making a decision…

Food packaging rules misleading and potentially dangerous, new research confirms

Industry news  •  28 March 2017  •  New Food

Food packaging is not tailored enough to contents, a team from Université Paris-Saclay has found, and could be causing the spread of chemicals.

New teardrop tube magnet from Bunting

Featured news  •  1 March 2017  •  Bunting Magnetics

Bunting has developed a new design of Rare Earth Tube Magnet for use in removing fine iron from dry powders…

An essential guide to food safety challenges in the 21st Century

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  24 February 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

New Food brings you a 21st Century update on developments and improvements in food safety…

Testing foods for the presence of microbial contaminants

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  22 December 2016  •  J. A. Hudson; N. Cook

While there are relatively few microbial pathogens which are tested for in foods compared to the number of chemicals which might be sought, cheap, sensitive and rapid methods remain elusive…

A hidden nightmare: Allergies, intolerance and food safety

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  17 November 2016  •  Rene Duchesne, Food Safety Manager, Cavalier Candies Ltd.

We ask Food Safety Manager Rene Duchesne to discuss the importance of precautionary measures in product manufacturing when working with allergens…

Emerging contaminants in the water we drink

Issue 5 2016  •  14 October 2016  •  Dr. Ulrich Kreuter, Technical Manager, NSF

People consume water from a wide variety of sources within the aquatic ecosystem and the control of contamination is an important issue…

Metal detectable plastics use in cleaning tools and utensils

Issue 5 2016  •  14 October 2016  •  Debra Smith, Global Hygiene Specialist, Vikan

Global Hygiene Specialist at Vikan, Debra Smith describes the use of metal detectable plastics in cleaning tools and utensils…

Salmonella risk reduced

Industry news  •  26 July 2016  •  Stephanie Anthony, Editor New Food

A new report on Salmonella in eggs show that contamination risk has reduced since last report.

Cross out contamination

Featured news  •  24 June 2016  •  Bjorn Thumas, Director of Business Development at TOMRA Sorting Food

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated 600 million people – almost 10 per cent of the global population – fall ill after eating contaminated food…

Food for thought: EN ISO 11133:2014

Issue 3 2016  •  20 June 2016  •  Dr. Andreas Bubert & Barbara Gerten from Merck KGaA

Dr. Andreas Bubert, Senior Global Product Manager for Culture Media Food & Beverage, and Barbara Gerten, Senior Scientist Traditional Microbiology, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany (MilliporeSigma in the USA), discuss the new EN ISO 11133:2014 Quality-assured culture media for food and water testing to enhance consumer safety…

EFSA reports 2014 data for veterinary drug residues in animals and food

Industry news  •  26 May 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

EFSA has reported data from 2014 for a range of veterinary medicines and contaminants found in animals and animal-derived food…

FSA publishes list of food incidents handled in Q4 2015

Industry news  •  31 March 2016  •  Victoria White

The list summarises alerts issued by the FSA to recall or withdraw products and includes information about foodborne outbreak investigations…

The importance of water quality for distilleries

Issue 1 2016  •  22 February 2016  •  Jeff Arnett, Master Distiller, Jack Daniel’s

The founder of the Jack Daniel Distillery, Jasper Newton ‘Jack’ Daniel, was known for his belief that “every day we make it, we’ll make it the best we can”. This tradition continues to guide the way that Jack Daniel’s makes its Tennessee whiskey. Resource conservation has been part of this tradition since 1866, and Jack Daniel’s has now depended on the same natural cave spring water to make Jack Daniel’s for 150 years…

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