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BRC to allow ‘controlled lifting’ of Bureau Veritas suspension

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 10:50
BRC Global Standards is to allow a âcontrolled liftingâ of the suspension on Bureau Veritas.

Lexagene expects beta prototype trials by late summer

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 10:35
Lexagene has targeted late summer to send beta prototypes of its pathogen detection system to customers.

USAID reviews progress on pilot food safety system in Ghana

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 08:47
The US Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Food and Agriculture have reviewed progress on development of a pilot food safety and certification system in Ghana.

Russell Hume goes into administration with 300 jobs lost

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 08:43
Russell Hume has collapsed into administration with the loss of more than 300 jobs.

Eurofins and Orion expand auditing and certification services

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 08:02
Eurofins Food Safety Systems (EFSS) and Orion Assessment Services are to expand auditing and certification services in Canada.

Certus pathogen detection unit set for June launch

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 08:02
Certus has started manufacturing its in-house pathogen detection system with intended release to market by June this year.

Foodwatch: Lactalis scandal is one too many

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 14:49
The producer, supermarkets, public authorities and laboratories have âfailed the consumerâ in the Lactalis infant formula contamination scandal, according to foodwatch.

‘Limited’ ESBL acquisition through eating meat

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 11:16
ESBLs in livestock and meat are genetically different from those in humans, according to Dutch researchers.

3M launches faster E. coli and coliform count plate

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 09:30
3M Food Safety has launched an E. coli and coliform count plate to help food processors release products from inventory faster. partners with Primority to ensure FSMA compliance

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 08:18 is to adopt Primorityâs cloud-based and account-managed compliance system.

Citrus growers turn to HARPS for food safety

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 08:00
Citrus Australia has called on growers to get up to speed with changes in how they manage food safety.

Stricter BPA regulation to apply from September

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 11:21
Stricter measures on bisphenol A (BPA) in food contact materials will apply from September this year.

Recalls: Hydrogen cyanide, gluten and foreign bodies

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 10:38
Recalls and alerts were made by England, Ireland, US, Canada, Australia, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Austria and Germany.

Anitoa Systems to launch portable qPCR system

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 07:36
Anitoa Systems is to introduce a portable quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) system.

Rodent droppings and tooth in takeaway dish make list of advice line calls

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 15:05
Chewing gum in sandwich wraps and takeaway rice, rodent droppings in crisps and a tooth in a takeaway dish were among complaints to Irish authorities last year.

Bruker: AOAC approval gives us access to regulated food microbiology markets

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 13:50
AOAC International has approved MALDI Biotyper for confirmation and identification of pathogenic and non-pathogenic bacteria.

Anton Paar expands expertise in solids analysis

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 10:53
Anton Paar has acquired Quantachrome Instruments and is planning to modernize and expand the companyâs plant.

TSI | ChemLogix integrates Raman instruments with software

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 10:17
TSI | ChemLogixâs Raman Spectroscopy instruments now integrate with Spectragryph software.

Zebra Analytix looks to change the stripes of GC analysis

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 10:09
Zebra Analytix is to launch miniature gas chromatography (GC) systems at Pittcon 2018.

Waters and Malvern Panalytical look at polymer characterization

Wed, 14/02/2018 - 10:00
Waters Corporation and Malvern Panalytical have partnered to analyze polymers.


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