How to prevent food contamination

Food Contamination: Reputations on the Line

Food safety scares often make national and international headlines and a well-publicized incident can destroy the worth of a brand name in an alarmingly short period of time. Moreover, product recalls caused by physical contamination can cost millions of pounds to execute – with fines and compensation claims on top. Frank Borrmann, product inspection specialist,…

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Ensuring Food Safety

Ensuring Food Safety

Manufacturers and brand owners can gain an understanding how physical contamination in food products occur in the production environment and how inspection technologies prevent food safety incidents. Technical information will help food manufacturers select the best product inspection technology to safeguard their applications. Expert advice about future food safety trends is provided to further improve…

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How to Reduce Food Waste

How to Reduce Food Waste

Did you know that approximately one third of the food produced in the world gets lost or wasted? This affects around 1.3 billion tonnes of food – fruits and vegetables especially have the high wastage rates. Wrong storage methods, misunderstandings regarding storage life or disorganized grocery shopping are just some of the reasons why food…

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How to reduce plastic waste by choosing good packaging

The Importance of Packaging

By producing tons of waste every year, we intensify environmental pollution. Especially plastics and non-recyclable materials compound the situation. As the production of waste rises year by year, it is necessary to find a solution. Nowadays a variety of so-called zero-waste grocery stores and supermarkets open their doors to ban all kind of packaging. However,…

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Acidity and Acid Content Determination Guide

Acidity and Acid Content Determination Guide

The Acidity and Acid Content Determination guide reviews different methods of acidity and acid content with the use of pH meters and titration, depending on the product and result requirements. Acidity is an important topic within the food industry. There are personal and cultural differences in taste and considerations about storability that make a close…

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Reliable Moisture Content Determination in Food Manufacturing

Reliable Moisture Content Determination in Food Manufacturing

Moisture in food and food ingredients is frequently analyzed before, during and after the manufacturing process. Keeping moisture content strictly within specifications is key to operational excellence and optimal properties such as texture and taste of the final product. The application note “Moisture Content Determination in Food” describes how moisture analyzers advance the analysis of…

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