European packaging company Schur Flexibles develops antibacterial coating for films

AUSTRIA – European packaging company Schur Flexibles has developed an antibacterial varnish that can be applied to a range of its films, including those used for food packaging applications, to enhance point of sale hygiene. Schur Flexibles explains that at the point of sale, packets are often touched, picked up, and put back. The antibacterial coating is aimed at preventing…

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ORIVO, Imprint Analytics partner to provide seafood products’ authentication

AUSTRIA/NORWAY – ORIVO and Imprint Analytics, both of which are food testing and authentication companies, have tied up to provide transparency to the sea food market through highly advanced chemical fingerprinting analysis. Imprint Analytics came up with the method that uses multi-isotope fingerprints for product authentication. According to Dr David Psomiadis, Chairman of Imprint), the technical solution created by the…

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GHI unveils Whistleblower Food Safety Incident Report Site while APAL welcomes Food Safety Culture fact sheet

AUSTRIA – The Global Harmonization Initiative (GHI), a network of individual scientists and scientific organizations working together to promote harmonization of global food safety regulations and legislation through sound science, has announced the launch of the Whistleblower Food Safety Incident Report Site. Across the world, most food industry employees dare not report information about safety concerns externally because of the…

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