Food Safety

Smith: 'The global food industry is collectively recognising the importance of hygienic design'

Ask The Expert, In Collaboration with the Institute of Food Science & Technology

Ask the Expert: Vikan global specialist on hygienic design

By Debra Smith

Debra Smith, a fellow of the Institute of Food Science & Technology and global hygiene specialist at Vikan describes her background and analyses the hygienic design of food processing equipment.

Precautionary allergen labelling can act more as a disclaimer to cover manufacturers, rather than a help for consumers

Precautionary allergen label regulation 'desperately needed'

By Rod Addy

Regulation of precautionary allergen labelling (PAL), such as 'may contain ...' is 'desperately needed', according to Apetito's group technical manager Iain Mortimer, making the Food Standards Agency's (FSA's) review...

Research into C.botulinum in bread hopes to find what makes these products resistant to the pathogen

Food Safety Briefing: Campden BRI’s bread project

By James Ridler

In this exclusive interview, Campden BRI microbiology department section manager Phil Voysey explained the organisation’s research into C.botulinum and its relationship with modified atmosphere packaged (MAP) bread products.

Johnson: 'The clear message is act now to ensure you are not a victim'

Food safety opinion

Fraudsters v criminals: do you know what you're dealing with?

By Alison Johnson

Authenticity issues reported in Food Forensics's knowledge base platform over the past 12 months demonstrate an increase of 12% on the previous year, so with fraud on the rise, how do we define a fraudster?

Uncertainty still surrounds COVID-19's affect on food safety, according to RQA

COVID-19 creates food safety challenges

By James Ridler

The COVID-19 pandemic has failed to impact food safety, but uncertainty still surrounds its effect on food safety culture and fraud, according to management consultancy RQA Group.

Concerns over toxic metal in baby's milk have sparked the creation of a new report on detection systems

New report offers toxic metal detection advice

By James Ridler

A new report detailing strategies for quickly detecting and reducing levels of toxic metals in food and beverages has been published by research support services provider PreScouter.

Sanderson: 'Transforming transparency into genuine traceability'

Food safety opinion

Innovation and creativity love crises and constraints

By Rick Sanderson

“Crises present us with unique conditions that allow innovators to think and move more freely to create rapid, impactful change,” as Larry Clark, managing director, Global Learning Solutions, Harvard Business Publishing once said.

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