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2014-03-27 23:33:17

According to the CDC, roughly 3,000 people die each year due to foodborne diseases. In light of the recent updated inspection and compliance mandates under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, WetKeys has seen a significant increase of orders for its waterproof and washable computer keyboards to be used in food processing and beverage bottling plants. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act is currently updating its inspection and compliance mandates...

2014-03-27 20:20:36

BOSTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Farmland Trust, Conservation Law Foundation and the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group released a report today geared toward generating a serious discussion on building a sustainable, regional food system in six New England states. The report, New England Food Policy: Building A Sustainable Food System, is the result of nearly two years of research and interviews with key players in the food system on how to increase...

2014-03-26 23:34:18

An independent evaluation of PathoGenetix, Inc.’s rapid bacterial strain typing technology by contract testing lab Marshfield Food Safety found greater ease-of-use and increased accuracy in Salmonella strain typing with the RESOLUTION Microbial Genotyping System compared to current identification methods. WOBURN, MASS (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 PathoGenetix, Inc., developer of an automated system for rapid bacterial strain typing, announced today that Marshfield Food Safety, LLC, a full...

2014-03-26 16:24:55

ATLANTA, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forty years of data on a major cause of food poisoning now is available to the public, the food industry, and researchers in a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The data, collected by state and federal health officials, provides a wealth of information on Salmonella, the top foodborne cause of hospitalizations and deaths in the United States. Available for hands-on web access for the first time,...

2014-03-20 23:33:26

Developed by a specialist in pharmaceutical compliance and validation, this FDAnews Spreadsheet Validation training kit will show drug and device manufacturers how to create a spreadsheet validation program that satisfies both business and regulatory requirements. Plus, they will learn basic concepts like determining what the FDA expects from a validation program and how to build validation into an existing QA operation. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The FDAnews Spreadsheet...

2014-03-20 23:26:49

eatSafe™ is the latest innovation in food safety from GrowGreen Industries, INC. A four-time concentrated produce wash, eatSafe™ removes 99% of harmful pathogens such as E. coli, salmonella and listeria and is specifically designed for commercial and food service use. Lake Forest, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 On the journey from field to table, fresh produce is sprayed, waxed and touched by over 30 sets of hands. An easy and healthy solution for grocery stores, schools and food service...

2014-03-20 23:21:38

Processed Poultry and Poultry Processing Equipment market report analyzes the global market in terms of value ($million). (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/poultry-processing-equipment-market-1320.html) (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 According to a new market research report, “Processed Poultry Meat & Poultry Meat Processing Equipment Market By Types (Chicken, Turkey, Ducks), By Product Type (Fresh Processed, Raw Cooked, Pre-Cooked, Raw-Fermented, Cured, Dried), By Equipment...

2014-03-20 23:03:36

Return to Chicago proves a success for Pittcon 2014. Some of the highlights include exhibiting companies from 28 countries, second year for Food Labs Conference co-location in conjunction with Pittcon, and a highly acclaimed Technical Program. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Pittcon 2014, the 65th Conference and Exposition for Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, ended today. This global event brought together more than 16,200 conferees and exhibitor personnel. Those who...

2014-03-19 08:22:20

ALDERLEY EDGE, England, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gentronix Limited, the leading specialist genotoxicity company, has announced its strategic intention to offer regulatory genotox assays, and is currently working towards 'Good Laboratory Practice' (GLP) compliance. GLP is a quality system of management controls for research laboratories to ensure the quality and reliability of test data from non-clinical safety studies. Specifically, these are studies to examine...

2014-03-18 23:22:12

BRC Global Standards is pleased to announce a new publication, the Best Practice Guideline: Allergen Management in Food Manufacturing Sites. This guideline is designed to help manufacturers identify allergens within their facilities to ensure that best practices are met while associated risks are reduced. London, U.K. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 According to the World Health Organization (WHO), food allergens appear to be on the rise in all industrial nations and have therefore become a major...