From: Food Quality & Safety Magazine, 1.25.2011
'Detector proteins' identify paralytic toxins
A new test for dangerous shellfish toxins, developed by scientists at Queen’s University in Belfast, Ireland, speeds up the usual process for detecting these toxins from about 48 hours to 30 minutes.
Prevention, technology key to food safety, Hagen says
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will focus on “science-based food safety” as well as laws, regulations, and policies that are anchored in prevention,