Bacteria

Flooring foodborne disease

Flooring foodborne disease

A new range of polyurethane resin-based floor systems that combines
an antimicrobial layer has been launched. Manufacturer John Lord
claims that this new innovation can help food manufacturers fight
against microbes that cause food...

Advanced freezing

Advanced freezing

Freezing technology that has advanced food convenience and quality
could also kill or reduce potentially harmful microbes more
strategically, according to a recent report from a US-based
scientist.

DSM gets cultured

DSM gets cultured

Ingredients company DSM has linked up with culture specialists CSL
to offer cheese and yoghurt manufacturers 'a single source for both
cultures'.

Plastic food

Plastic food

A consortium of Malaysian scientists, working with the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is designing a way to
harvest plastic from the fronds of oil palm trees.

Hand-held E. coli sensor

Hand-held E. coli sensor

Scientists are developing a hand-held sensor they say will help
save lives by quickly pinpointing the presence of a deadly E. coli
strain and other harmful germs in food and drinks, in some cases
within minutes.