A French start-up has unveiled a urine-based fertilizer to limit the use of chemical ones and make use of valuable nutrients lost when we flush. Toopi Organics claims the solution has many environmental benefits and is cheaper for farmers.
Ecolab and DuPont have said their new non-food contact anti-microbial coating for processors will reduce the risk of contamination from mould and a range of pathogenic bacteria on a wide range of surfaces for up to 30 days.
Antimicrobial compounds such as carvacrol and 2-Nitro-1-propanol (2NPOH) are effective inhibitors of pathogens such as E. coli O157:H7 and B.cereus and can be used with foods including cereal dough to prevent spoilage, claims a new study.
Antex Biologics, through its AntexPharma subsidiary, has reported
that it is continuing to explore the potential effectiveness of its
anti-infective compounds in preventing bio terrorism attacks on the
A rise in reported outbreaks of foodborne diseases such as
Salmonella, E. coli, shigellosis, and hepatitis A from eating fresh
fruit and vegetables has prompted plant disease scientists in the
US to take a closer look at processing...
A Kansas State University microbiologist is using a series of
ground breaking methods which it is claimed will help to facilitate
the detection of E. coli and other foodborne pathogens in processed