Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Home News Global Food Safety Testing Market Sees 'Remarkable' Growth

Global Food Safety Testing Market Sees 'Remarkable' Growth

Food Safety

New report by Global Industry Analysts shows global market to reach $19.7 billion by 2018.

| November 5, 2012

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Global Industry Analysts (GIA) report that the global market for food safety testing is projected to reach $19.7 billion by 2018, driven by the continuous rise in product recalls due to contamination by bacteria and other microorganisms, increased awareness and the implementation of new regulatory specifications.

The United States represents the largest regional market worldwide, as expansion and diversification of the U.S. food testing market can be attributed to media reports covering product recalls, GIA says. In order to address risks posed by the global food supply, food processors look for comprehensive testing procedures to improve and develop newer and sophisticated processing, preservation and packaging techniques.

According to the report, pathogen testing garners a lion's share of the food safety testing market, with GMO testing representing the fastest growing segment in the global food safety testing market. 

Major players profiled in the report include 3M Company, BioControl Systems Inc., bioMérieux SA, Biolog Inc., Celsis International Ltd., Charm Sciences Inc., DuPont Qualicon Inc., FOSS A/S, Eurofins GeneScan Europe AG, Genetic ID NA Inc., Neogen Corp., R-Biopharm AG, SDIX, and Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.

More details about the report, "Food Safety Testing - A Global Strategic Business Report," can be found here

Top news

Collaboration and Integration Were Key Themes of 17th Annual Food Safety Summit

The 17th Annual Food Safety Summit went on as scheduled at the Baltimore Convention Center this week, with over 1,200 food safety professionals from around the world convened to discuss the most pressing issues facing the food industry including Food Fraud, the Food Safety Modernization Act, and the Integration of the Nation's Food Safety Systems.

21 Organizations Send Joint Letter to Congress to Support FDA’s FSMA Funding Request

PMA has joined together with 21 organizations in a joint letter to Congress to express support for FDA’s $109.5 million FSMA funding request.

Foster Farms’ O’Connor Receives 2015 Food Safety Innovation Award from NSF International

Robert O’Connor, DVM, senior vice president of technical services at Foster Farms was honored a 2015 Food Safety Innovation Award from NSF International, a global independent public health organization.

Denver Halts Some Pot Sales

City officials temporarily halted the sale of millions of dollars worth of legal marijuana because of concerns that unapproved pesticides or fungicides have contaminated it.

3M Technologies Receive Top Honors at 2015 Edison Awards

3M Petrifilm Rapid Yeast & Mold Count Plate and 3M True Definition Scanner recognized for innovative excellence

x