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FoodQualityNews.com covers news and views on food safety and quality control. It keeps readers up-to-date with the latest information on:

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Latest industry news from Food Quality News

11.05.2017

Treofan turns to phthalate-free packaging films and mineral oil barriers

Treofan has started to offer its customers phthalate-free packaging films on request using phthalate-free base polymers in the extrusion process.

09.05.2017

Mettler-Toledo Safeline debuts four enhancements on its metal detection systems

Mettler-Toledo introduced four enhancements on its Safeline metal detection systems at Interpack.

16.02.2017

VIDEO: Meet Ms Ugene, the state-of-the-art Singapore robot testing TCM and food products

No errors, no mood swings, no sick leave, and she can process three sets of microbiological testing in 14 minutes. Meet Ms Ugene, Singapore’s first two-armed robot microbiologist helping Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), food and nutrition firms ensure the quality of their products.

18.08.2016

Inside scoop: Nestlé doubles its largest quality assurance center to fight for confectionery safety

Nestlé’s gives ConfectioneryNews a look inside its $31m expanded quality assurance center in Dublin, Ohio, where it is battling the emerging threat of foreign bodies in confections.

09.12.2015

FiE 2015: Our best bits

Our teams of journalists were out in force at Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) last week. We’ve picked out some of our highlights from over one thousand exhibitors, a packed conference programme and talks on industry insights.

15.04.2015

FQN investigates hygiene, cleaning and sanitation

FoodQualityNews spoke to the European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group (EHEDG) and Ecolab at Anuga FoodTec about the importance of hygienic design and systems to ensure hygiene, cleaning and sanitation.

04.08.2014

Make a wish! 3M Petrifilm Plates marks 30 years

Increased technical efficiency, plate reader accuracy, one step confirmation and dual indicator potential are some of the marketplace drivers caused by Petrifilm Plates, according to 3M Food Testing.

09.07.2014

Continental Carbonic freezes food contaminants with dry ice

By eliminating water from the cleaning process, the company's dry-ice blasting technology avoids downtime and reduces the risk of harmful bacterial growth.

01.07.2014

Bürkert: ORP can detect micro-organisms leading to food outbreaks

Bürkert will monitor and control PH, chlorine, conductivity, oxidation reduction potential (ORP) and turbidity in water processing with its Online Analysis System to be launched in September.

03.06.2014

Keeping it clean: 3 botanical chiefs pull adulteration weeds

Botanical adulteration, like doping in sports, is a problem that can be controlled but never totally resolved, but what is being done about it? Here the world’s biggest botanical players debate their attacks on the problem.