AlerTox Sticks allergen test kits detect traces of common FALCPA ingredients that can contaminate allergen-free food. The sticks are a rapid test for the detection of trace amounts of main food allergens including: almond, casein, crustacean, egg, fish hazelnut, peanut and soy.
A Dutch court has sentenced a meat processor to 30 months imprisonment for a massive fraud operation in which he illicitly sold horse meat as more expensive beef.
This easy-to-use chemical labeling flowchart and infographic aids employers and manufacturers to select the appropriate chemical label for safety and compliance.
The official totals showed the country lost 1,000 jobs in the manufacturing sector compared to February numbers, which BLS officials characterized as "little change" in employment.
The hoagie-making, coffee-brewing convenience and gas chain from the Philadelphia area is pushing hard into the Sunshine State, opening more than 60 stores since 2012 with another 25 planned by the end of the year.
The 50 year-old Los Angeles dad who drank 10 Cokes a day for 30 days and gained 23 lbs is once again testing the health effects of soda, as he consumes 10 Diet Cokes a day, also for 30 days.
A recent study done on behalf of Zebra Technologies found that 96 percent of transportation and logistics companies agree that the Internet of Things is the most strategic technological initiative their organization will undertake this decade.
United Nations officials estimated that global food prices are at their lowest levels in nearly five years, and commodities traders believe that trend isn't likely to wane anytime soon.
The local oyster industry is under threat from water-flow issues, environmental concerns, health and safety regulations and economic realities. Restaurants from New Orleans to Tampa and beyond tout Apalachicola oysters as the tastiest oysters around, but the annual harvest has been in decline.
The uptick in U.S. demand for matcha is having a spillover effect in Japan, where production of tencha, the raw green leaves that are ground into the powder known as matcha, has doubled in Kyoto prefecture during the last 10 years, rising from 564 tons in 2003 to more than 1,163 tons in 2013.
Blue Bell announced its decision to halt operations at its Oklahoma plant due to listeria concerns. The decision comes after five other listeria cases were reported at a Kansas hospital.
EMD Millipore’s Readybag® pouches with granulated culture media are now available in larger pack sizes to enable pathogen testing of composite food samples.
West Coast fisheries managers will likely shut down sardine fishing this year as numbers decline, echoing a previous collapse that decimated a thriving industry and increasing worries that other species might be withheld from the commercial market.
The recall covers salads that contain fully cooked sliced chicken breast. The salad was sold in all Canadian provinces except for Prince Edward Island.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed the H5N2 strain in a flock of 71,000 turkeys in Stearns County, the Minnesota Board of Animal Health said. That brings the number of Minnesota turkey farms where the strain has been detected to five, officials said. The strain also has shown up in a commercial turkey flock in South Dakota.
The local syrup adds a touch of woodsy sweetness to the maple amber beer made by nearby Chatham (N.Y.) Brewing, one of a cadre of craft brewers nationwide bridging the gap between tree tap and bar tap. The amount of syrup destined for pint glasses from this spring's maple run is a relative trickle, but maple beers offer something for the growing numbers of local food lovers and craft beers aficionados.
In the U.S., such inspections are done by local public health departments, which can take different approaches to conducting, coding and reporting inspection data. Using this unique new automated database, food service businesses and consumers can monitor and compare food safety practices from outlets across the nation.
The food and beverage conglomerate Mondelez recently announced the beginning of Oreo cookie sales in Morocco following completion of the cookie's largest production line in Africa. The new production follows the company's acquisition of Moroccan cookie company Biscuiterie Industrielle du Moghreb two years ago.
A nation-wide analysis of grocery purchases reveals that highly processed foods make up more than 60 percent of the calories in food people in the U.S. buy. And, these items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than less-processed foods.
A recent study by Harvard University scientists for the first time linked pesticides applied to fruits and vegetables to reproductive problems in men.