The contamination and/or growth of pathogenic bacteria in acidic food products, fruit juices and fruit-based drinks is of great concern.
FDA’s evaluation of an ingredient’s status as an allergen includes an assessment of harm to individuals who may ingest the ingredient.
An expert roundtable discussion tackles the most pressing issues in food microbiology.
Snack foods are all low in moisture. They have low water activity and do not support the growth of food pathogens or even spoilage organisms.
While condensation in food production facilities is a common occurrence, what truly are the hazards associated with condensation and how serious is the threat it poses?
The long-term goal of NoroCORE is to reduce the burden of foodborne disease associated with viruses, particularly noroviruses.
The fundamental objective of any food company is to produce a safe and wholesome product that meets the claims of the product’s label.
Dave Theno’s commitment to transparency guides the industry through a horrific failure in food protection.
The food industry understands that Listeria is constantly moving around and being reintroduced into the environment.
Rapid optical system can detect conventional microbial contamination or presence of desired probiotic organisms.
Most experts agree that one of the key pathways to preventing E. coli outbreaks is the early detection of the pathogen.
Rapid culture methods for Salmonella help you release product sooner.
Fast, accurate results are critical for delivering safer food products for consumers and are more profitable growth for food companies.
Rapid Salmonella testing is advanced using thermocycling in conjunction with AOAC-approved methods.
Advances in PCR kits have lead to improvements in testing for Salmonella.
Are PCR-based methods appropriate for the detection of Listeria spp. in environmental surface samples?
Bioaerosols are a risk factor in food safety and should not be overlooked.
When the dust settles after a pandemic hits, the food industry and individual businesses will be judged on how they conducted operations during the pandemic.
An interview with J. Stan Bailey, Ph.D. on where the food industry is with regard to control of microbiological contamination of poultry.