Food Quality Control
Thermo Fisher has published a resource for Testing to Find Physical Contaminants in Snack and Protein Bars, which include metal detection, multiscan detection, x-ray detection and associated information.
Kellogg Company is collaborating with Future Food-Tech to launch a start-up innovation challenge unique plant- and microbiome-based ideas that support digestive wellness, to be hosted at the virtual Future Food-Tech summit March 11-12, 2021.
Crop yield analysis
To further the work on the Agriculture Innovation Agenda (AIA), USDA is looking for ready-to-go technologies and practices to achieve its goal of increasing agricultural production by 40% to meet global population needs in 2050 while cutting U.S. agriculture’s environmental footprint in half.
AOAC INTERNATIONAL has issued certificates of validation for two proprietary test kits that detect SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of COVID-19 illness, on stainless steel surfaces, applicable to food manufacturers, contract laboratories, and the food handling supply chain in general.