Introduction to BRC, IFS, SQF, FSSC 22000

Introduction to BRC, IFS, SQF, FSSC 22000

Companies involved in food production processes usually follow at least one of the well-known schemes BRC, IFS, SQF or FSSC 22000 to comply with the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) food quality standard. But what do companies have to do to fulfil these schemes? The following video will introduce you to the most used GFSI-recognized…

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Reasons to use X-ray inspection systems

5 Reasons to Use X-ray Inspection Systems

X-ray systems can be used across the complete production line, inspecting incoming goods as well as in-process products and any type of packaged food products, no matter if products are pumped or conveyorized. Download this free eGuide to discover how x-ray inspection systems can provide a number of benefits to your production line, including reducing…

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Food Fraud - When Foods Are Being Adulterated

Food Fraud – When Foods are Being Adulterated

The number of cases of food fraud is constantly increasing. In the following article TÜV NORD CERT informs about the updated food industry standards and offers profiling opportunities for reliable producers. Food Fraud – What does it mean? Food Fraud means “conscious and intentional exchange, incorrect labelling, adulteration or imitations of food, raw materials, ingredients…

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Understanding The Differences Between HACCP and HARPC

Understanding The Differences Between HACCP and HARPC

The similarities between HACCP and HARPC include the requirement for conducting a hazard analysis, implementing controls, monitoring and corrective actions. However, as this white paper shows, HARPC’s food safety plan requirements are more comprehensive than the traditional HACCP system. Unlike HACCP, Hazard Analysis and Risk-based Preventive Controls (HARPC) is not a global standard, but an…

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Selecting the Right Product Inspection System for Your Application

Selecting the Right Product Inspection System for Your Application

An Introduction to the Differences between Metal Detection and X-ray Technologies For decades, product inspection for food has incorporated two main technologies: Metal Detection (MD) and X-ray (XR). Both technologies have been integrated into quality control protocols for food manufacturers around the world. Through the years there have been enhancements to both technologies to improve…

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Knowing the sugar concentration in your product is essential for compliance purposes and to meet customers'expectations.

Sugar Content Determination Guide

The Ultimate Sugar Content Determination guide reviews different methods of sugar content determination using refractometry, density, titration, spectrophotometry and moisture analyzers, depending on the product and requirements. In today’s largely consumed sweetened foods and beverages, sugar concentration ranges from very low to high depending on the purpose of its addition. The exact sugar content is…

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