Ben Pascal, head of xPRO at bioMérieux, discusses challenges and recent advances in the development of molecular assays, and how predictive diagnostics are helping companies improve quality and make more informed decisions about their products.
The Food Safety Tech’s Hazards Conference + CFI Think Tank “Industry & Academia Advancing Food Safety Practices, Technology and Research” took place April 3-5 in Columbus, Ohio. The event offered two days of practical education on the detection, mitigation, control and regulation of key food hazards, followed by discussion geared toward identifying gaps for research and innovation.
Near-infrared spectroscopy is being used to discover distant stars, but it can also help farms and food processors improve their products. Learn how NIR technologies are being used in the food industry to improve shelf life and prevent food adulteration.
The assay uses LAMP technology to overcome complex instrumentation requirements.
The recall is an expansion of a one issued just two months ago.
Thus far a total of 164 cases have been reported across 35 states, with one death, according to CDC.
Take your food allergen control plan further by establishing cleaning validation and verification procedures.
One recall in particular involves nearly 7 million pounds of raw beef products.
With allergies becoming an increasing health problem globally, the need to have an allergen control plan has never been more critical.
Thus far, 467 lab-confirmed cases of the parasitic infection have been connected to salads from McDonald’s restaurants.