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Smartphones to become detectors for foodborne illnesses

Purdue researchers have developed technology that allows smartphones to detect foodborne pathogens.

Processing 21 May, 2018

The real energy consumption of vacuum pumps

The motor with the smaller number in front of the kW specification does not necessarily use less power than the 'larger' drive.

Processing 21 May, 2018

Packing scampi at double the speed

In the UK, frozen seafood manufacturer Whitby Seafoods has been able to double its packaging speed by installing a new packaging and distribution line.


Going plastic-free

A Dutch supermarket has opened the world’s first plastic-free food aisle and it is likely that more supermarkets will follow this trend; so what are the alternatives...

Sustainability 16 May, 2018

Fast food impacts women's fertility

Women who frequently eat fruit fall pregnant faster than women who consume fast food regularly.

Food design & research 16 May, 2018

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Why the food industry is nicer than the banking industry

Why the food industry is nicer than the banking industry

The apparent greed and lack of ethics in the banking industry are in the headlines — it's a pity the generosity of the food industry...

Article 11 May, 2018
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Just because it's 'natural' doesn't mean it's safe

Just because it's 'natural' doesn't mean it's safe

As manufacturers rush to fill consumers’ wants for 'natural', they need to be cautious about the source and manufacturing technique...

Article 06 April, 2018
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Fast food impacts women's fertility

Fast food impacts women's fertility

Women who frequently eat fruit fall pregnant faster than women who consume fast food regularly.

Article 16 May, 2018
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