Processing > Testing

Baby food sealed for safety

13 March, 2019

Dr Ulrich Nehring explained how the use of PVC seals in jar closures poses a safety risk to baby food in glass packaging, and discusses safer alternatives.

Proseal ProTest seal quality testing system

11 March, 2019

Proseal's ProTest seal quality testing system enables food manufacturers and processors to determine the suitable seal and peel strength for individual products.

Eriez Magnetics Magnet Auditing Service

01 March, 2019

Eriez conducts magnet audits for food manufacturing companies across Australia, using procedures and documentation recommended by HACCP International.

Mecmesin range of force and torque measuring solutions

21 February, 2019

The Mecmesin range of force and torque measuring solutions provides optimum testing performance and evaluation options.

Camlin Photonics Hyperion hyperspectral imaging systems

11 February, 2019

Hyperion hyperspectral imaging systems from Camlin Photonics make repeatable hyperspectral measurements that are adaptable to a variety of processes and applications.

Bacharach MGS-400 Gas Detection Series

05 February, 2019

Bacharach has introduced the MGS-400 Gas Detection Series for commercial and industrial refrigerant and gas leak detection applications.

Computer program tells you where to look for pathogens

29 January, 2019 by Krishna Ramanujan

A computer program developed at Cornell University could help food safety professionals keep production facilities free of foodborne pathogens.

Is it bad or isn't it?

15 January, 2019

Every year millions of tons of food are thrown into the garbage even though the food is still absolutely edible. However, a solution may be in sight.

CDR FoodLab for milk and dairy products

14 January, 2019

CDR has developed a method for the determination of lactose content in lactose-free dairy products in 10 min with the analysis system CDR FoodLab for milk and dairy products.

Pathogen detection in raw chicken

10 December, 2018

Conventional laboratory-based testing approaches of raw chicken are too slow and can no longer meet the demands of today's large-scale food production.

Licking lactose detection

05 December, 2018

A CSIRO-developed Cybertongue that can rapidly detect lactose and spoilt milk has just been licensed to start-up PPB Technology.

Bestech Australia MDS45 magneto-inductive displacement sensors

01 December, 2018

Bestech Australia has announced the industry-standard version of its magneto-inductive sensors, MDS45.

Real-time food pathogen detection

14 November, 2018

Imagine if foodborne pathogens could be detected in real time — contaminated food would be less likely to reach consumers and illnesses would be minimised.

Nifty way of detecting toxic strains of E. coli

07 November, 2018 by Aditi Risbud Bartl

Progress is being made on the development of a sensor platform that will be able to distinguish different strains of pathogens.

Wash-up from US's romaine lettuce E. coli O157:H7 outbreak

06 November, 2018

Five died and hundreds were sick following the US's largest E. coli O157:H7 outbreak in a decade.

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