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These are all the posts that have been tagged with bacteria.

New advice on eating runny eggs

Infants, children, pregnant women and elderly people can now safely eat raw or lightly cooked eggs that are produced under the British Lion Code of Practice, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) says.

UK recalls of chicken at an all-time high since 2002

According to a report from Stericycle ExpertSolutions, recalls of chicken and other poultry meats are at their highest level since 2002, just as it was revealed that chicken has overtaken red meat as the most popular meat in Britain.

Hanovia keeps production pure

Microbial growth due to contaminated water or ingredients can cause discolouration, off flavours and shortened shelf life.

Round Up: Ingredients

Here is your weekly round-up of ingredients news. Next week’s round-up will focus on packaging news.

Live bacteria supplement

DuPont Nutrition & Health and Healthspan have collaborated to develop Super 50 Pro, Healthspan’s most advanced live bacteria supplement.

Salmonella warning over damaged salad leaves

Investigations by University of Leicester microbiologists have revealed that just a small amount of damage to salad leaves can stimulate the presence of the food poisoning bug Salmonella in ready-prepared salad leaves.

Neogen develops sensitive solution to detect Listeria spp., L. mono

Neogen has developed a simplified, sensitive method to detect both Listeria spp. and Listeria monocytogenes utilising only one sample enrichment broth and one agar plate. Neogen’s new NF-certified One Broth One Plate workflow can be used to test all food and environmental samples, and provides results in as little as 48 hours — with enhanced […]

EU ruling gives UK chemical company the edge in food hygiene

Food and beverage businesses can now source EU-approved biocidal disinfectants from the UK as Airedale Chemical, the only British-based producer receives BPR approval for its peracetic acid (PAA) products. Following confirmation of its place on the EU Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) Airedale Chemical has cemented its position as one of the country’s leading chemical companies […]

Solactis Group achieves new European health claim

Solactis Group, specialist of bio-science based ingredients designed for human nutrition and animal feed companies, has welcomed a new approval from the European authorities:  “Consumption of foods/drinks containing Galactofructose instead of sugars induces a lower blood glucose rise after their consumption compared to sugar-containing foods/ drinks.” This confirms the strategic orientations on the new health […]