This week, U.S. House of Representatives made significant progress in terms of allocating funds for food safety.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) has released its 2014 hazard assessment of Bisphenol A (BPA)––an industrial chemical used to harden plastic products.
The University of Guelph’s Department of Food Science has launched an expanded online interactive food safety training program, now open to the industry.
The monitoring of pesticide residue by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been criticized by a new report from the General Accounting Office (GAO).
At today’s Consumer Food Safety Education Conference in Arlington, VA, findings from the a report commissioned by the Partnership for Food Safety Education were released.
Neogen Corporation announced today that, effective immediately, Richard Calk, Jr. will take over as president and chief operating officer.
Anritsu offers a number of systems, programs and detectors to ensure that food companies remain compliant with even the most stringent of quality control programs.
In an effort to support Nigeria’s newly launched National Policy on Food Safety, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has given $495 million to the cause, aimed at reducing the number of foodborne illnesses and improving consumer confidence, among other goals.
New Protocol Allows Customers to Incubate Multiple Ground Beef Samples as a Single Enrichment to Test Product in One PCR Reaction.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced plans to focus on food safety for World Health Day––April, 7, 2015.
Since new data has been released on the prevalence of food allergies in Europe, scientific advice has been updated by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
PerkinElmer, Inc., today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Perten Instruments Group AB.
Canada ranks first, followed by Ireland and France as the top three countries in food safety performance according to the 2014 World Ranking Food Safety Performance, a new report produced by The Conference Board of Canada’s Centre for Food in Canada in collaboration with the University of Guelph's Food Institute.
QIAGEN today announced that its mericon® Pathogen Detection Assays for Listeria species and Listeria monocytogenes received AOAC Performance Tested MethodSM (PTM) certification from the AOAC-Research Institute.
The California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA) released a new video this week that is now part of the organization’s training program.
Romer Labs has announced that its RapidChek® Listeria NextDay test system earned Performance-Tested Methods certification from the AOAC Research Institute for various ready-to-eat foods with a 27-48 hr. enrichment.
NSF International was awarded SQF Certification Body of the Year by The Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI) at the Quality Achievement Awards Ceremony during the SQF Conference on October 29, 2014.
The Food and Drug Administration has announced the availability of a guidance for industry entitled "Questions and Answers Regarding Food Facility Registration (Sixth Edition)."
Today, 15 percent of America’s food supply is imported from other countries, including 80 percent of seafood and 50 percent of fresh fruit. An increasing amount of that food is coming from China, a country with a food safety track record that leaves many American consumers uneasy.
More than 26,000 people have signed a petition on Care2.com urging coffee giant Starbucks to cut ties with organizations that oppose labeling for genetically modified organisms (GMOs).