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10 Food Products Awarded as Product of the Year

10 Food Products Awarded as Product of the Year

February 17, 2017

The winners of the 2017 Product of the Year Awards, said to be the world's largest consumer-voted award for product innovation, were announced on February 9, with 10 food products included among the 28 winners. Read More

FDA Issues Canadian Food Recall Notice

FDA Issues Canadian Food Recall Notice

February 16, 2017

Recall notices from the FDA and USDA are common enough that it’s a rare day that there isn’t at least a notice or two issued. But the recall posted by FDA on February 15 was quite a bit less common, in that it was a “Government Agency Partner Announcement” of a recall notice from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). Read More

3M New Generation Pathogen Tests Receive New Validations

3M New Generation Pathogen Tests Receive New Validations

February 9, 2017

3M Food Safety’s next generation 3M Molecular Detection Assays for ­Listeria, Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella have been certified by NF Validation from AFNOR Certification. Earlier this year, all three assays were also designated by AOAC International as Official Methods. Read More

IAFP 2017 Registration Now Open

IAFP 2017 Registration Now Open

February 9, 2017

The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) will hold its annual meeting, IAFP 2017, July 9 - 12 in Tampa, Fla. Registration and housing are now open through the association website. Read More

Q Laboratories Named an AFNOR Certified Expert Laboratory

Q Laboratories Named an AFNOR Certified Expert Laboratory

February 7, 2017

By acquiring AFNOR Expert Laboratory NF 102 Validation status, Q Laboratories becomes one of only two labs in the world, and the only lab in the Western Hemisphere, certified by all three major certification bodies, AOAC, MicroVAL and AFNOR, to perform these critical independent laboratory studies. Read More

GFSI Launches Its First Ever Awards

GFSI Launches Its First Ever Awards

February 3, 2017

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is celebrating continuous improvement in food safety systems with a new award launched ahead of the Global Food Safety Conference taking place in Houston in February. Read More