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4 September 2017 | By New Food
A new study points to fishmeal as a potential cause for the rise in drug-resistant bacteria which might spell disaster for world health.
Technological advances now mean it is possible to test for an ever growing list of potentially harmful emerging organisms. But this raises the question: when is the right time to start testing for them? Eurofins Food Testing UK’s Head of Microbiological Services, Catherine Cockcroft, explains the dilemma facing the food…
Consumption of raw or undercooked pork meat and liver is the most common cause of hepatitis E infection in the EU, said EFSA.
7 July 2017 | By Charlie Kortens
A New York smoked fish company has been ordered to stop selling its products, which were produced in a facility contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes (L. mono), until it can comply with food safety regulations.
Webinar Review: Gelatin speciation and adulteration using bioinformatics, proteomics and high resolution mass spectrometry
26 June 2017 | By New Food
Dr. Francis Beaudry, University of Montreal, demonstrates the idea that HPLC–Orbitrap can be used to detect specific peptide biomarkers in the digested gelatin, and food samples and that this method can be an effective strategy to detect gelatin adulteration.
Palmer amaranth, the aggressive and hard-to-kill weed, has established itself in droves. As a possible solution, some states declared Palmer a noxious weed, which prohibits its sale and transport.
Yiping Chen and Ruth Fowler of the Institute of Life and Earth Sciences at Heriot-Watt University offer their insight.
19 May 2017 | By New Food
The European Medicines Agency’s (EMA’s) list of highest priority ‘critically important antibiotics’ (CIAs) has been officially adopted by RUMA.