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US regulators test organs-on-chips for food safety monitoring

Industry news  •  13 April 2017  •  New Food

Suzanne Fitzpatrick, senior adviser for toxicology in the food-safety division of the FDA has announced research to evaluate ‘Organs-on-Chips’ technology.

5 questions you’ll need to ask yourself before you’re ready for new FSMA regulations

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  27 February 2017  •  Mike Koeris | Founder at Sample6, BiotechStart.org

With the FDA’s new FSMA food safety regulations defining modern practice, here are five questions you must ask yourself before considering yourself compliant…

Ensuring full enjoyment: Lubricating greases in the food industry

Featured news  •  3 February 2017  •  Rhenus Lub

Rhenus Lub describe for New Food best practices when lubricating grease in the food industry…

What a Trump Presidency might mean for the US food industry

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  20 January 2017  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Editor

Donald Trump’s stance on the food and beverage industry remains to be seen. In this article, we predict what might happen once Trump enters the White House…

Why we need to wake up and truly consider the meaning of the FSMA

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  19 January 2017  •  Stephen Spice, Spire Food Consulting

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) has the potential to significantly affect the food and beverage industry. Stephen Spice gives us his expertise…

Leading probiotic, GanedenBC30, receives FDA GRAS for infants

Industry news  •  19 January 2017  •  New Food

Top international probiotic ingredient adds infant formula to approval list…

In defence of sweeteners: The answer to a global sugar-intake pandemic?

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  10 November 2016  •  Iqra Yasmin and Wahab Ali Khan, National Institute of Food Science & Technology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad

Low-calorie sweeteners have been in use for an extensive period of time, are considered safe and can be used in various different ways. We hear the thoughts of two researchers from the University of Agriculture Faisalabad…

Whole Genome Sequencing and the food industry

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  8 November 2016  •  Greg Jones, Senior Research Officer, Microbiology, Campden BRI

Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) has the potential to render other forms of microbiological identification obsolete. New Food takes a closer look…

Global nano-enabled packaging market poised to reach $15.0 billion by 2020

Industry news  •  4 November 2016  •  New Food

The global nano enabled packaging market for food and beverages industry was worth USD 6.5 billion in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.7% during 2014 to 2020…

Eggs from small flocks just as likely to contain Salmonella enteritidis

Featured news, Industry news  •  16 September 2016  •  College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State

Eggs from small flocks of chickens are just as likely to be contaminated with Salmonella enteritidis as eggs sold in grocery stores, say researchers from Penn State…

Don’t get caught up in the Act!

Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  6 September 2016  •  New Food

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a new reform: the Food Safety Modernisation Act. This act will affect all players in the food and beverage industry, not only in the United States, and will start falling into place this month…

Renaissance announces GRAS notification for acrylamide-reducing yeast

Industry news  •  31 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell, Digital Content Producer

Leading global yeast innovation company, Renaissance, is pleased to announce that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has “no questions”…

FDA ruling strives to cut allergen recalls

Industry news  •  10 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell

Mass food allergen recalls to be reduced by ruling that grants FDA new powers of safety inspection.

Alfalfa sprouts probable cause of US salmonella outbreak

Industry news  •  8 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell

According to US authorities, alfalfa sprouts represent the likely cause of 30 cases of Salmonella, with fingers currently being pointed at supplier Sprouts Extraordinaire…

Warning letter database launched by the NPA

Industry news  •  28 July 2016  •  Stephanie Anthony, Editor New Food

The Natural Products Association (NPA) has launched its warning letter database, enabling members to view violations against the dietary supplement GMPs…