Food safety awareness has evolved significantly over recent decades, shifting the focus towards the ingredients and processes used to make foods and beverages. To produce quality products that are safe, the lubricants used in machinery throughout food processing facilities are critical. By Michael Davis, brand & marketing specialist; Amy Shifflett,…
Preventing foodborne illnesses is a primary responsibility of food manufacturers, and with the advancement of technology, effective chemical and microbiological testing can ensure food safety. By Kok-Yoong Chong, global technical manager for food health and beauty services, Tüv Süd According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), an estimated 600 million…
In this article, we provide two examples of the use of isotope fingerprints in food and beverage fraud detection and provide an overview of the interpretation of these isotope fingerprints and the technology used. By Christopher Brodie, Oliver Kracht, Dieter Juchelka, Jens Radke and Andreas Hilkert, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Germany
Consumers are seeing packaging as more important today, because they provide both information regarding the product, and protection for the product from contamination. Inspection systems are therefore key for food safety, and checkweighers do more than just weighing today. By Thomas Kern, sales director, Industrial, Bizerba South East Asia
Together with the implementation of HACCP, the use of chlorine dioxide can make disinfection tasks more transparent and reduce operating costs, says Bernhard Baumgärtner, director Asia Pacific, Prominent GMBH.
Antibiotics are used in the livestock industry for the growth and health of the animals. With the health-related implications this can bring, it is only right that food industry players encourage and ensure antibiotic-free ingredients in their products. By Jason Neo, director, marketing and field applications, rest of Asia, Sciex
When it comes to food safety, kitchen flooring is often overlooked. It is in fact one of the biggest risk factors. Suresh Rebello, regional sector manager, Construction Chemicals Asia Pacific, BASF, discusses a few tips on how to choose an ideal flooring for F&B manufacturers.
In an exclusive interview, Lee Kok Lam, owner of The Butcher's Kitchen in Singapore, discusses transparency and traceability in the meat industry, as well as ways to leverage on changing consumer tastes. By Farah Nazurah
How can we maintain the highest standards of hygiene in the factory? By Orsolya Sørensen, product portfolio manager, tank instrumentation, covers & accessories, and Kim Kjellberg, portfolio manager, tank cleaning, Alfa Laval