Allergen management, effective management of food industry audits, horizon scanning tools and robust hazard analysis critical control points (HACCP) systems will all be addressed in a free Food Manufacture webinar held on 6 October.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has revealed that there is strong support for its proposed changes to the way that it plans to modernise the way inspectors carry out ‘official controls’ in meat plants.
Food Manufacture is running its usual free annual Food Safety Briefing on 6 October online from 3pm to 4.30pm, featuring experts tackling topics ranging from allergens to ensuring robust HACCP plans and audits.
Up to half of all food and drink recalls could be prevented by avoiding ‘never events’, easily preventable packaging and labelling mistakes that trigger an allergen related recall, management consultancy RQA has claimed.
PureCircle has secured a positive safety opinion from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) for its Reb M, Reb D and Reb AM stevia ingredients produced through bioconversion of stevia leaf extracts.
Food safety across the food chain just got a boost as the Government announced £19.2m funding for a three-year surveillance project tracking UK foodborne pathogens and antimicrobial resistant (AMR) microbes.
Food allergy-stricken Brits need more transparent information about allergens in foods, with one in six unable to identify any in common food groups and 62% too embarrassed to ask about ingredients when eating out.
Use of illegal dyes in foodstuffs persists despite the danger to health they pose, driven by their cheaper cost. Kendall Baker, scientific lead at food testing company Food Forensics takes a close look.
Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection has launched a series of smart-design, washdown-resistant product inspection systems, integrating sophisticated checkweighing and metal detection technologies for manufacturers of packaged food, including dairy and meat...
Operating a laboratory relying on the steady flow of samples from across the world for various methods of integrity testing, life looked as uncertain for us as it did for the rest of the industry a year ago.
Neil Hansford, Air Products UK and Ireland Freshline Applications product line manager, discusses the potential of combining cryogenic freezing with existing modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) tech to ensure good standards and quality for food products....
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...
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.
Delays in implementing safety and standards legislation for food imported from the EU could leave the door open for more food crime, according to Chartered Institute of Environmental Health Northern Ireland director Gary McFarlane.
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?