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It is not often that scientific advances approach complicated problems in such a seemingly fitting way, but such is the case with high-tech farming and mycotoxins.
Dr Susan Blount outlines the worldwide collaboration Mars is undertaking to create safer food for a healthy tomorrow, including some important work around aflatoxins.
Claire Milligan of R-Biopharm Rhone examines the issue of aflatoxin M1 in milk and dairy products, and explains why it’s a problem that has not yet been solved by the food industry despite being around for a while.
This week's Recall roundup features several recalls from UK supermarkets, as well concerns over Listeria monocytogenes contamination in Canada.
The research team concluded that Salmonella contamination via strawberry roots was not a food safety risk, but the possibility of surface contamination remains.
New Food hears from food scientist Simon Dawson on his advice when it comes to mouldy food and potentially risky slices of toast.
A Listeria monocytogenes alert has been raised in Canada, while two UK supermarkets have announced recalls of their products.
Researchers say the new instrument can take the subjectivity out of cleaning debates, by quickly identifying areas of food production plants that have not been cleaned properly.
New Food’s global roundup of product recalls include a number of allergen alerts and a case of suspected STEC E. coli contamination.
Scientists have praised UK response to E. coli outbreak, for which whole genome sequencing played an integral role. Meanwhile, the states tackles it own case of STEC.
Cases of mushroom poisoning seem to be on the rise around the world, with some smartphone apps accused of misidentifying potentially deadly species.