Food fraud and digitalization are trending topics

Six Top Food Trends for 2019

Whether it’s responding to concerns about plastic waste, improving labelling accuracy or making the most of advances in automation and data-exchange, 2019 is going to be an interesting year for the food sector. This article considers the six top trends that look set to transform the way food is made, packaged and inspected during the…

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Statistical quality control solutions play a major role

Optimize Food Packaging Applications

For operations that fill their products at a fast pace, there are many elements to consider to protect your business, including: How can I reduce filling costs? How can I ensure compliance? How can I reduce my risk for contamination? Statistical quality control solutions play a major role in meeting these requirements, as well as…

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The food and beverage industry is subject to regulations

Food and Beverage Analysis Guide

Titration is a widely used analytical technique for the routine analysis of food and beverages. Using automated systems can take the speed and quality of titrimetric analyses an extra step further. The Food and Beverage Analysis guide gives you detailed descriptions of selected automated analyses via potentiometric and Karl Fischer titration as well as combined…

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No more mincing your words with mince

No more mincing your words with mince?

Mince and sausages have often been a subject of much debate in South Africa. Who can forget the headlines announcing that we were eating donkey and horse in our beef patties? The subject of this debate centered around R 2718 of 23 November 1990 – Regulations Governing the Composition and Labelling of Raw Boerewors, Raw…

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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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