Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Case of the Giant Tapeworm

tapeworm on a plate

Just last weekend a story hit the headlines that was the press equivalent of watching a train wreck in slow motion. Consuming column inches from tabloids to broadsheets on both sides of the Pond, the Case of the Giant Tapeworm fascinated fish foodies and pesca-phobes in equal measure. Arriving at a Fresno, California, emergency room, […]

Food Contact Surfaces: Top 10 of 2017!

Food Contact Surfaces Top10

When playwright William Shakespeare famously wrote in Twelfth Night ‘If music be the food of love, play on. Give me excess of it; that surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die.’ he certainly had a point. But here at Berkshire, we like to put a different spin on it by declaring ‘If food be […]

Could Cell-Cultured Meats And Bioreactors Be The Next Step In Pet Food Safety?

Spoilt Dog

We love our pets, especially our canines. According to Statista, an online portal dedicated to gathering myriad statistics, in the States we spend more than $66.75 billion per annum on them, with one of the most consistent expenditures being food.(1) Thankfully, the days of feeding our pooches kitchen scraps and letting them gnaw on bones […]

css.php