News tagged with food producers

The time is ripe for Salmonella

The ripeness of fruit could determine how food-poisoning bacteria grow on them, according to scientists presenting their work at the Society for General Microbiology's Spring Conference in Dublin this week. Their work could ...

dateMar 26, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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Court orders FDA action on antibiotic use on farms

(AP) -- A federal court judge has ordered the Food and Drug Administration to take action on its own 35-year-old rule that would stop farmers from mixing popular antibiotics into animal feed, a practice which is widely believed ...

dateMar 23, 2012 in Environment
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Asparagus benefits from X-ray treatment

As consumer demand for convenient, nutritious foods increases, pre-cut and packaged fruit and vegetables become more popular. Food producers are looking to science to discover new ways to safely extend the shelf life of these ...

dateDec 13, 2011 in Other
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BIOTRACER model tackles Salmonella

Protecting consumers from contaminated foods is one of the most important objectives of the EU. Helping drive this effort is the BIOTRACER ('Improved bio-traceability of unintended microorganisms and their substances in food ...

dateMay 24, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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