Food safety - Articles and news items

Fighting Food Fraud in 2017 with Newcastle University

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  20 April 2017  •  Stephanie Anthony | Editor; Dr Diogo Monteiro | Senior Lecturer | Newcastle University

Fighting food fraud in 2017 will be no easy task. New Food Editor Stephanie Anthony speaks to Dr Diogo Monteiro Senior Lecturer at the Newcastle University for an insight.

Fighting Food Fraud in 2017 with the University of Portsmouth

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  18 April 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor; Sally-Ann Krzyzaniak | Research Fellow | Portsmouth Business School; Professor Lisa Jack | University of Portsmouth

In anticipation of Food Fraud 2017, New Food speaks to the University of Portsmouth for its insight into how best to fight food fraud in 2017.

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.

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.

Food Standards Agency appoints Jason Feeney as CEO

Industry news  •  13 April 2017  •  New Food

Jason has been part of the FSA since joining as Chief Operating Officer in January 2015.

Initiative on resource efficiency: reducing food waste, improving food safety

Industry news  •  11 April 2017  •  New Food

On 11 April, the ENVI Committee voted on the above-mentioned draft report. This own-initiative report is part of the follow-up to the Commission’s Circular Economy Action Plan. It addresses issues such as date marking, the promotion of food donation and the role of food packaging.

Interview with Eoghan Daly, Crowe Clark Whitehill LLP | Fighting Food Fraud in 2017

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  11 April 2017  •  Eoghan Daly | Manager of Forensic and Counter Fraud Services | Crowe Clark Whitehill LLP

In anticipation of Food Fraud 2017, New Food speaks exclusively to Eoghan Daly of Crowe Clark Whitehill about tackling food fraud in the 21st Century.

Risk to consumers remains low from pesticide residues in food

Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  11 April 2017  •  New Food

Food consumed in the European Union continues to be largely free of pesticide residues or to contain residues that fall within legal limits, new figures show.

927 food items mislabelled as Japanese

Industry news  •  10 April 2017  •  New Food

927 items were mislabelled as Japanese products, according to a survey by the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ministry

Interview with John Points | Fighting Food Fraud in 2017

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  6 April 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor; John Points

New Food speaks to John Points, Consultant Analytical Scientist, for an insight into how to tackle food fraud in the 21st Century.

RUMA response to new antibiotic paper from Royal Society

Industry news  •  6 April 2017  •  New Food

The Royal Society has published a new paper “Modelling the impact of curtailing antibiotic usage in food animals on antibiotic resistance in humans”

Persistently high levels of pesticides found in small streams

Industry news  •  4 April 2017  •  EAWAG: Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology

Small watercourses are contaminated with large numbers of herbicides, fungicides and insecticides.

New safe seafood guides available for consumers, industry stakeholders and policymakers

Industry news  •  31 March 2017  •  AquaTT

The EU-funded ECsafeSEAFOOD project has published three safe seafood guides that aim to help consumers, industry stakeholders and policymakers understand the benefits and risks associated with seafood consumption.

Designing sensors to detect foreign bodies in food

Industry news  •  31 March 2017  •  Elhuyar Fundazioa; New Food

Researchers at the NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre and the Navarre-based company Anteral S.L. have designed a novel system of sensors to improve quality control in the food sector and based on terahertz technology.

Interview with Peter Overbosch, METRO AG | Fighting Food Fraud in 2017

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  31 March 2017  •  New Food; Peter Overbosch

Peter Overbosch formerly Vice President at METRO AG voices his thoughts on the scale and future of the fight against food fraud.