Technology that can see through food fraud

29 March, 2019

University of California engineers have developed a method to detect counterfeit or adulterated food and drugs just by looking at them.

Meat marinade manufacturer keeps its cool

28 March, 2019 | Supplied by: HRS Heat Exchangers Australia New Zealand

US soup and sauce manufacturer Ready Foods has reduced the time it takes to chill its meat marinade by a third using a turnkey cooling system from HRS Heat Exchangers.

The whey to food safety

27 March, 2019

Arla Foods Ingredients' long-term strategy, 'Safely delivering the wonders of whey', highlights the measures it takes to fulfil its duty of care to customers.

J.L.Lennard appointed Australian agent for Stephan Machinery

26 March, 2019 | Supplied by: JL Lennard Pty Ltd

J.L.Lennard has been appointed as the Australian agent for food processing machinery suppliers Stephan Machinery.

Meat Standards Australia to implement changes

26 March, 2019

Meat Standards Australia (MSA) has announced it will implement a number of changes to its model, the MSA Vendor Declaration Form and myMSA from June this year. 

Keeping arsenic out of alcohol

25 March, 2019

A material often used as a filter to make wine and beer clearer could be transferring heavy metals such as arsenic into the beverages, according to a new study.

Bacharach MGS-400 gas detection series

22 March, 2019 | Supplied by: System Control Engineering Pty Ltd

The Bacharach MGS-400 Gas Detection Series is used for commercial and industrial refrigerant and gas leak detection.

Victorian hazelnut production goes nuts with new equipment

21 March, 2019

Carboor Farms has received $200,000 from the Victorian Government for new equipment and facilities to dry, grade and crack hazelnuts for further value-add processing.

Drive belts solve problem for NZ poultry processing plant

20 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Optibelt Australia Pty Ltd

A long-running problem for a NZ poultry processing company has been solved using Optibelt drive belts on a major poultry grader within the plant.

Robot hand comes to grips with both fragile and heavy objects

18 March, 2019

Researchers have developed a robotic gripper with an origami structure that can envelop both fragile and heavy objects and then successfully pick them up.

Synbiosis Ames software for ProtoCOL 3 colony counter

15 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Don Whitley Scientific Australia

Designed for integrated use with the ProtoCOL 3 colony counter, the Ames software module facilitates rapid production of consistent count and ratio data from Ames test plates and is suitable for use in regulated toxicology testing laboratories.

Scientists develop seaweed-based beer

14 March, 2019

University of the Sunshine Coast scientists and Newstead Brewing Co have partnered to develop a beer using Australian-farmed seaweed in an effort to promote it as a nutritious, tasty and locally grown resource.

Baby food sealed for safety

13 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Actega

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.

Sheep Condition Scoring app

12 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has developed an improved Sheep Condition Scoring app.

Power of Meat 2019 — top 10 food culture trends

12 March, 2019

Results have been released from the Power of Meat 2019 report, which explores the role of meat and poultry in the US food culture.

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