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Measuring swab performance Hygiena International wraps up its series of weekly articles that discuss monitoring microbiological contamination on surfaces. This week's fourth and final piece provides insight into the topic of 'Measuring swab performance'.
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Enumerating Surface Contamination-An Impossible Challenge? Hygiena International continues with its series of weekly articles that discuss monitoring microbiological contamination on surfaces. This week features its third publication, which carries on the topic point by querying, "Enumerating Surface Contamination-An Impossible Challenge?"
Food Technology > IT & software > News Why Count Bacteria on Surfaces? Hygiena International continues with its series of weekly articles that discuss monitoring microbiological contamination on surfaces. This week features its second publication, which carries on the topic point by querying, "Why Count Bacteria on Surfaces?"
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Microbial Measurement-the Inconvenient Truth
In a series of four articles, Hygiena International explores the issues around measuring microbiological contamination on surfaces. Each weekly publication will explore the fundamental and practical issues that relate to detecting and quantifying bacteria on food contact surfaces. Furthermore, they will examine the efficacy of current monitoring practices as they relate to controlling hygienic manufacturing procedures. Join the discussion by reading the first of these insightful articles, entitled ‘Microbial Measurement-the Inconvenient Truth’
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ITC plans to invest $593m to set up eight new food processing units in India
By FBR Staff Writer
Consumer goods conglomerate ITC is planning to set up eight new integrated food processing units in India by 2019, by investing over Rs 40bn ($593m).
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Ecolab launches Synergex sanitizer for food and beverage processors to improve food quality
By FBR Staff Writer
Technology company Ecolab has launched Synergex, a mixed peracid sanitizer and disinfectant, for food and beverage processors to ensure food quality.
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3M Petrifilm Plate Reader Software upgrade offers expanded reading capabilities
By FBR Staff Writer
3M Food Safety, the availability of software enhancements to its 3M Petrifilm Plate Reader, a peripheral device that serves as an automated alternative to the more time-consuming task of manually counting and documenting colonies of bacteria on 3M Petrifilm Plates indicator tests.
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Grocery Manufacturers Association, Bettelle partner to combat food fraud with EMAlert tool
By FBR Staff Writer
US-based trade organisation the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and technology company Battelle have partnered to provide a secure, web-based software tool called EMAlert, which allows food manufacturers to review and understand company-specific food frauds during the manufacturing process.
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Olam secures $175m loan from IFC for food processing facilities in India and Nigeria
By FBR Staff Writer
Olam International has entered into a $175m five-year loan agreement with IFC, a World Bank Group unit, to fund its working capital and capital expenditure requirements for four of its food processing facilities in Nigeria and India.
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FSA advocates food product safety through new sidel training services
By FBR Staff Writer
With the Food Standards Agency (FSA) reporting a 78% increase in the number of food and beverage product recalls, Sidel has highlighted the importance of training to achieve effective food and beverage safety.
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Lollicup USA to reduce energy costs with new extruder
By FBR Staff Writer
Lollicup USA will soon operate a new, more energy efficient extruder in its production facility in Chino, California.
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USDA provides $4.7m grants for food safety education, training and technical assistance projects
By FBR Staff Writer
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing $4.7m grants for food safety education, training, and technical assistance projects, which will enable farmers and small food processors, vegetable and fruit merchants and others to comply with the new safety standards.
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SPX FLOW establishes food processing innovation center in Shanghai, China
By FBR Staff Writer
Food processing equipment supplier SPX FLOW has set up a new innovation center in Shanghai, China, to help producers create innovative dairy products and beverages.
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