Blockchain Technology Set to Revolutionize Food Safety in Supply Chains

Blockchain Technology Set to Revolutionize Food Safety in Supply Chains »

By Tomaž Levak, Žiga Drev, and Branimir Rakić We’ve all heard the term “Blockchain” by now but what exactly is it, and has
How Will Banning Antibiotic Growth Promoters Affect Food Safety?

How Will Banning Antibiotic Growth Promoters Affect Food Safety? »

By Suzanne Osborne The 1950s, marked by relative wealth for post-war Americans and Europeans, saw an explosion in the demand for meat. When
Are You Really In Control Of Your Facility’s Pest Control?

Are You Really In Control Of Your Facility’s Pest Control? »

By Jim Fredericks Food processors and packagers are faced with an array of challenges regarding pest control, and there are many reasons pests
Temperature Control and Food Safety Software: An Evolving Discipline

Temperature Control and Food Safety Software: An Evolving Discipline »

By Steven Burton Temperature monitoring has always been a major food safety issue and regulators continue to turn up the heat, particularly with
Chickening out on Campylobacter in the UK: More Progress Needed

Chickening out on Campylobacter in the UK: More Progress Needed »

By Suzanne Osborne, Ph.D If every UK chicken contaminated with Campylobacter went to a football game today, you could fill Wembley Stadium, an
Phage-based Bioactive Paper a Safe Breakthrough for Detecting Bacterial Pathogens in Food

Phage-based Bioactive Paper a Safe Breakthrough for Detecting Bacterial Pathogens in Food »

By Hany Anany and Mansel Griffiths Despite the adoption of various preventive management systems such as HACCP, and the introduction of new
Genetically Modified Salmon Likely a Tough Sell in Some Markets

Genetically Modified Salmon Likely a Tough Sell in Some Markets »

Dr. Sylvain Charlebois  Apparently AquaBounty has become aquaculture’s Monsanto. After the company’s genetically engineered Atlantic salmon made history by achieving FDA
The Latest Innovations in Refrigeration Improve Shelf Life

The Latest Innovations in Refrigeration Improve Shelf Life »

By Leah Roberts Temperature, moisture and oxygen are major factors relating to pathogen growth in food, and refrigeration plays a key role in
New Truck Disinfection Process Prevents Disease When Transporting Livestock

New Truck Disinfection Process Prevents Disease When Transporting Livestock »

By Jordi Tordera In the spring of 2009, the H1N1 virus, also known as Swine flu, spread
Hollywood Dystopia Mirrors Beginning of Food Crises We Already See Today

Hollywood Dystopia Mirrors Beginning of Food Crises We Already See Today »

By Allie Gallant  The 2014 movie Interstellar is set in the not-too-distant future. The world has become an increasingly uninhabitable dust bowl, and