Consorzio del Parmigiano Reggiano, Kaasmerk Matec, p-Chip Corporation tie up to increase traceability in cheese

ITALY – The Consorzio del Parmigiano Reggiano (CFPR) has tied up with Kaasmerk Matec (Kaasmerk), a leading producer  of casein  cheesemarks and p-Chip Corporation (p-Chip), a digital tracing technology inventor, to launch a line of food-safe and secure traceability digital labels for its Parmigiano Reggiano cheese wheels. The new technology will deliver previously unseen levels of traceability, inventory tracking and…

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Sid’s Farm rolls out milk quality portal to easily avail information to consumers

INDIA – Sid’s Farm, one of the best dairy farms in Hyderabad, has rolled out its milk quality portal, a one of a kind initiative yet to be introduced by any dairy farm in the Indian industry. Food safety and quality are important factors for ensuring wholesome, hygienic, and safe milk and milk products to consumers. With this portal, relevant…

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Brakebush Brothers’ microbiology food testing laboratory attains ISO 17025:2017 accreditation

U.S – Brakebush Brothers, a provider of “further processed chicken” has announced its microbiology food testing laboratory has attained ISO 17025:2017 accreditation in conjunction with American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA). ISO/IEC 17025 is developed and published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and is the highest globally recognized quality standard in the world for calibration and testing laboratories.…

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Crop Science Centre to conduct field trials on genetically modified, gene edited barley

UK – Crop Science Centre, a coalition between the University of Cambridge and the National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB), is set to conduct a field trial of genetically modified and gene edited barley to check on ways of minimizing the use of synthetic fertilizers. Reduced use of synthetic fertilizers could have significant benefits for improving soil health while contributing…

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French authorities link Nestle’s Buitoni brand Fraîch’Up pizza to E.coli infections

FRANCE – Following much epidemiological, microbiological and traceability work, French authorities have linked Nestle’s Buitoni brand Fraîch’Up pizza to recent cases of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) infections. Pizzas sold since June 2021 were withdrawn and recalled in mid-March 2022 after Nestlé was told about the presence of E. coli O26 in dough used to make them. Santé publique France,…

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