The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published an opinion on the public health significance of MRSA in animals and foods.
Egretier has introduced a bidirectional valve that allows all products to pass completely and without disturbance to the flow.
US researchers are conducting clinical trials for a botanical drug that could provide the key to effective treatments for peanut allergies.
Microgels may be an economical and reliable way to incorporate omega-3 fatty acids into foods without sacrificing taste, appearance or texture.
The Tomato Analyzer software tool allows scanning devices to be calibrated using colour standards. The tool may also have applications in the colour analysis of fresh crops and in the evaluation of discolouration of foods after processing or cooking.
A strawberry developed in Australia performs well in US sensory evaluation of strawberries.
Healthlinx and Dairy Australia have identified a bioactive compound from dairy waste streams that reduces the production and storage of fat in cells.
Reb-A is an FDA approved high-intensity sweetener but unfortunately it can trigger bitter taste receptors. Givaudan has developed a portfolio of masking agents to help overcome this problem.
The American Heart Association has concluded that omega-6 fatty acids may decrease risk for heart disease. Soybean oil is one of the most concentrated sources of omega-6 fatty acids.
Too much information on the labels of ready meals will make it too difficult for consumers to extract the information they are interested in when making purchasing decisions.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand has released a survey report indicating that the consumption of food colours by all age groups in Australia is quite low.
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.