Food design & research > Processing

Germans to help with new food zapping process

05 August, 2010

A collaborative agreement between CSIRO and two German organisations is providing Australian food companies with access to a processing technology which uses low-energy electron beams rather than heat or chemicals to decontaminate food.

Electrolysed water for clean-in-place sanitation

16 September, 2009

Testing has proven the efficacy of electrolysed water as a sanitation process for CIP applications.

The longevity of ‘wild’ Escherichia coli

10 September, 2009

Differences between pathogenic E. coli and non-pathogenic laboratory E. coli strains may mean that test results are not indicative of real-world outcomes.

CSIRO invited to join EU food innovation consortium

18 August, 2009

CSIRO has become the only organisation outside Europe to be invited to join HighTech Europe - a consortium of research agencies, industrial federations, universities and equipment manufacturers established to facilitate the uptake of innovative and emerging food processing technologies.

Hygienic design

04 December, 2008

Hygienic design of processing systems and equipment can not only reduce the risk of manufacturing contaminated food but also increase plant efficiency and cost control.

Poultry workers exposed to drug-resistant bacteria

23 December, 2007

Poultry workers in the United States are 32 times more likely to carry drug-resistant E. coli bacteria than others outside the poultry industry, according to a recent study conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Decontaminating molluscs at four times the speed

11 December, 2007

Researchers at the Universitat Jaume I (UJI) and the Spanish Research Council (CSIC) have patented a method to remove organic pollutants, such as pesticide residues, from bivalve molluscs.

Designing superior foods

13 August, 2007

A UK food and material science expert has been awarded a Visiting Fellowship with the Food Futures Flagship, to help design healthier and tastier foods.

Marinade and stir-fry sauces

12 February, 2007

Three marinade and stir-fry sauces have been released by Kikkoman.

Move to focus on food systems

15 March, 2006

Vital health and environmental issues such as food security and sustainable development are to be addressed after the European Science Foundation recently accepted a proposal for a new Forward Look that aims to create a broad research agenda focusing on all aspects of food systems.

Curbing foodborne illnesses

23 February, 2006

According to OzFoodNet 5.4 million cases of foodborne illness occur in Australia annually.

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