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6 September 2018 | By Hygiena
Whole genome sequencing (WGS) has become the ultimate test to display the order of every base pair in an entire length of DNA...
5 July 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
The initiative was instigated by key industry stakeholders and is set to be rolled out from 2019.
14 June 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
The regulations, which will come into effect next year, have been finalised at a time when Canada-America food trade relations are under the spotlight.
7 June 2018 | By Mike Stones (New Food)
Making a future for heritage grains, cereals grown by robots, without direct human intervention, and greater food supply chain assurance, provided by blockchain technology, are the three big ideas behind this year’s contenders for the BBC Farming Today Future Food Award.
6 June 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
New research from the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) shows that €60 billion is lost each year due to counterfeiting in 13 economic sectors - including wine and spirits.
18 May 2018 | By Bruker
Adulteration with sugar syrup is the most widely observed honey fraud, with misrepresentation of geographical and/or botanical origin being second. Do we know exactly if it is 100% pure and authentic honey? Despite the existence of regulations and control authorities, many of the food products we consume every day, like…
27 April 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
British retail giant Marks and Spencer has announced a new campaign that "shines a spotlight" on its beef traceability standards.
24 April 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
Dairy cows in several different states were found to have been infected with the strain which led to the hospitalisation of more than 40 people, making it hard for investigators to zero in on a source.
7 March 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
Chicken has been plucked as the first product to go on blockchain in an innovative step by a major French retailer. More products, such as eggs and mince, are set to follow.
5 March 2018 | By Anna Lambert (New Food)
Leading scientist and seafood expert Petter Olsen explained to a packed audience why supply chain mapping is so vital and why blockchain - though exciting - has its limitations.
8 January 2018 | By George Smith (New Food)
A salmon farming company has joined forces with traceability experts, creating unique fingerprints to verify the origin of their fish.
20 December 2017 | By George Smith (New Food)
Several food and agricultural research projects in Norther Ireland have been awarded nearly £2 million in funding between them. The research projects all focus on improving food safety, security and transparency right through the system. They include Food Fortress, a scheme investigating an effective surveillance system for detecting and preventing…
6 December 2017 | By George Smith (New Food)
An investigation has uncovered how food fraud, a criminal industry worth CAD$52 billion worldwide, is affecting seafood in the Canadian capital.