X-ray systems are commonly used in food safety and quality control because they are reliable and affordable at the same time. Do you know how X-rays work in detecting foreign materials in food products? Find out how.
A magnet’s job in the production line is to remove metal fragments from the food to prevent any injury to the consumers. The producers are always making sure that their magnets are working properly to maintain good and high quality of food products.
Reef fish, especially those whose source location are unknown, can contain high levels of ciguatoxin. The US FDA releases a final copy of the Fish and Fishery Products Hazards and Controls Guidance to strengthen the safety and protection against ciguatera food poisoning.
The collaboration between Virent and Renmatrix is expected to produce bio-based paraxylene in large scale. This is in response to the demand of the commercial industry for eco-friendly and cheaper packaging.
Abu Dhabi recently implemented a new system for safety procedures and practices in the food service industry. This new system is aimed towards improving the safety practices of small scale eateries and catering businesses in the emirate.
The new California code requires all food service employees to use gloves and any other food utensil when preparing food. Ready to eat foods should never be handled with bare hands as pathogens could not be easily removed with simple hand washing.
FDA proposed changes in nutrition information label with the aim to make reading faster and understanding the information easier. For two decades, the nutrition labeling seldom sees any changes. In fact, this proposal would only be the second after eight years.
Manufacturing and production personnel should always uphold good manufacturing practices (GMP) at all times. In order to achieve good sanitary conditions inside the plant, certain guidelines should be followed.
The research team feels like they should do something about Salmonella contamination in peanuts and other peanut product. The objective of the study was to establish parameters to increase food safety in peanut dry roasting.
Kid's lunchboxes can be a common source of food borne illnesses. To prevent any sickness brought about by dirty lunchboxes, here are non-food items that should be essentially packed together with your kid's lunch.
In a News poll survey, 22% of the 1,252 respondents (aged 18 years and above) think it is alright to leave rice outside in room temperature for six hours and even overnight. In addition, most of the respondents believe it is not important to refrigerate it at all.
Food safety certification is a must for workers in the food service and hospitality industry. Those who attend food safety certification trainings are taught basic food handling procedures, basic first aid with focus on food related emergencies and illnesses, ways to reduce food contamination risks, proper storage temperatures, safe food storage measures and other food related issues. Due to the extent of the subjects related to food safety, the training would usually take a full day to complete.