Amid growing concern about the presence of cancer-causing acrylamide in crisps and French fries, a young scientist has developed a new laser system that scans peeled potatoes in the factory to detect toxic compounds before they reach the consumer.
Fruit specialist Fruit Gourmet, based at Allemans-du-Dropt in south-west France, has selected an Ishida X-ray inspection system for enhanced quality control, following the installation of the company’s multi-head weighers at its site.
Bakery and confectionery sectors in the US are moving from traditional hazard analysis critical control point food safety controls to those based on risk-based preventative controls, says Neil Giles, marketing communications manager for product inspection...
Fresh produce supplier to high street restaurant chains, Reynolds Catering Supplies, based at Waltham Cross, near London, is using Infor’s M3 enterprise resource planning (ERP) system to raise order handling efficiency.
The Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST) has called on the new government to focus on food science, develop policies for a sustainable food system and the challenges of Brexit, in its list of key priorities.