Food Safety News

  • New 3 µm Particle Size Adds HPLC Scalability to Luna Omega Mixed-Mode Selectivities

    Phenomenex Inc., global leader in the research, design and manufacture of advanced technologies for the separation sciences, is introducing two new offerings to its Luna Omega fully porous LC column line – the Luna Omega 3 µm Polar C18 and the Luna Omega 3 µm PS C18. The Luna Omega Polar C18 stationary phase is a unique, robust selectivity bonded to an innovative silica particle ...


    By Phenomenex, Inc.

  • Sale of industrial analysis business to Hitachi High-Technologies

    Oxford Instruments plc, a leading provider of high technology solutions, information and services for industry and research, today announces that it has agreed to sell its Industrial Analysis business to Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation (‘HHT’) for a consideration of £80 million on a cash and debt free basis. HHT will acquire the companies, assets and liabilities that ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Food Safety Modernization Act Complaince Communication

    The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) of 2011 and the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002 require compliance criteria for ingredients (raw materials) used in food production. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration is the governing body for implementation of rules. The seven foundational rules disseminated by the FDA became final in 2016 and are ...


    By Mississippi Lime

  • SGS Academy Offers FSPCA Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) for Human Food Training

    Become a FSMA preventive controls qualified individual with FSPCA PCQI training from SGS. The FSMA rule for Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-based Preventive Controls for Human Food (referred to as the Preventive Controls for Human Food) is intended to ensure safe manufacturing/processing, packing and holding of food products for human consumption. ...


    By SGS

  • Prevent Liability at Your School with TargetSolutions’ ‘Food Safety’ Training Course

    TargetSolutions’ Food Safety, Foodborne Illness and Kitchen Sanitation training covers topics designed to reduce your school district’s liability. To promote a more engaging experience, a brand new voiceover narration track has been added to the course. More than 50 million students eat in schools across the country every day. That’s more than 50 million opportunities ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Inert Zebron PLUS GC Inlet Liners Ensure Simple, Safe Analysis

    Phenomenex Inc., a global leader in the research, design and manufacture of advanced technologies for the separation sciences, introduces a new family of GC inlet liners, incorporating an innovative approach to packaging and installation and a unique deactivation process that minimizes sample adsorption and degradation. The new Zebron ...


    By Phenomenex, Inc.

  • FSMA Regulations Are Stepping Up Their Game

    It’s been about a year since Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) went into effect, but companies in the market are still terrified of the act’s ramifications. When it was enacted in June 2015, FMSA shifted the sole responsibility for securing the supply chain on the food industry, forcing companies to improve capacity to prevent food-safety problems and detect and respond to ...


    By Repete Corporation

  • VICAM, a Waters Business, Receives 2016 North American Food Safety Diagnostics Market Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan

    Today, Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) announced VICAM®, a Waters® Business, received the 2016 North American Food Safety Diagnostics Market Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan. VICAM’s corporate mission is based on the fundamental human need for safe and abundant food that is wholesome, healthful, and devoid of mold mycotoxins. As a world-leading ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • Shimadzu’s New Thermal-Damaged Plastics Library Supports Advanced FTIR Contaminant Analysis

    Shimadzu Scientific Instruments today announces the release of the LabSolutions IR thermal-damaged plastics library. The unique library contains infrared (IR) spectra data of 13 types of plastics, both unheated and damaged thermally at 200 to 400 degrees C. Many commercial libraries do not contain spectra for thermally damaged plastics, so this data is crucial to laboratories using FTIR ...

  • Food Industry Eyes “Big Data” for New Answers

    HOUSTON, March 14, 2016 – Big data is getting big buzz among food industry leaders as a potential game changer in the critical arenas of food safety, product development and supply chain management.  Every day 2.5 quintillion bytes of data is created in our digital society. Big data refers to our ability – or lack thereof – to harness that ...

  • Jenfitch, LLC Announces JC 9450 ROS kills Listeria in less than 10 seconds

    Jenfitch, LLC recently completed a study with the UC Davis Post Harvest Dept using JC 9450 ROS as a reagent in rinse water containing a heavy organic loading.  They found that controlling the ORP above +700 mV, they observed a 6 log reduction in Listeria Monocytogene and Salmonella. JC 9450 ROS is a new generation of disinfectant developed for the 21st ...


    By Jenfitch, LLC

  • Bird Infestation Causes Problems for Food Facilities

    For food establishments, pest birds may affect the ability to comply with strict food safety guidelines. Bird-X Inc., provider of humane pest and bird control solutions worldwide, discusses a recent blog concerning the problems of bird infestation and ways to avoid it. ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Test food with the Quest ATR

    The Quest ATR can test for various food types without affecting the sample. Water, fat, proteins and carbohydrates are just some of the components of food that can affect taste, consistency and healthiness. Particularly when preparing food in bulk or using ingredients procured from an unknown source, quality checking is an important step for safety in food consumption. ...


    By Specac Limited

  • Dairy Worker Safety, PTSD, OSHA Changes and More…

    On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we’ve got the week’s top stories in environment, health and safety news: A push for more worker safety in dairy Ontario’s new PTSD strategy New Dietary guidelines and ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • IR Spectroscopy fast growing

    According to Business Wire, Technavio have announced that the global spectroscopy market is expected to grow tremendously. Valued at USD 7.2 billion in 2014, it is forecast to be worth USD 9.55 billion in 2019. This would mean growing by a CAGR of 5.9%. A major force in this growth is ...


    By Specac Limited

  • EC Promulgates Final Novel Foods Regulation

    The European Commission (EC) published the final novel foods regulation in the December 11, 2015, issue of the Official Journal of the European Union. Under the regulation, food consisting of engineered nanomaterials should be considered a novel food. Engineered nanomaterial means ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EP and Council of the EU Reach Agreement on Proposed Novel Food Regulation

    On November 11, 2015, the Council of the European Union (EU) announced that its Permanent Representatives Committee approved the proposed novel food regulation. On November ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Agilent Technologies Showcases Innovations in Food Analysis at International Symposium in Prague

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced it will focus on areas of emerging concern in food safety at the Seventh International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis, Nov. 3-6, in Prague. RAFA 2015 will feature seminars and workshops conducted by leading scientists from around the world, including some Agilent customers. Agilent is also hosting two ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • European Parliament Approves Novel Foods Proposal

    On October 28, 2015, the European Parliament (EP) approved proposed rules that would subject novel foods to a safety evaluation and authorization at the European Union (EU) level. According to the  ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • On to the Queen City for NAEM’s EHS Management Forum

    The Intelex team is hitting the road once again for yet another trade show. This time around, we find ourselves in Charlotte, NC – home to this year’s EHS Management Forum. On October 14, EHS and sustainability leaders from across the globe will make their way to the Westin Hotel for the 23rd installment of the EHS Management Forum. NAEM’s EHS Management Forum is the ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

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