Certified fisheries aim for larger populations of fish after certification, and compared to non-certified fisheries, have more stability in target stocks, according to the MSC.
New protocol will help consumers identify animal products that do not contribute to growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
The GFCO audits will be conducted by SGS qualified auditors together with SGS’s food safety certification audits, or as a stand-alone service.
With most coffee certification schemes developed by northern-based businesses and NGOs, it is questionable whether these standards correspond to the preferences of coffee farmers in the south. Based on the preferences of farmers in Indonesia, sustainability certification of coffee is weakly institutionalised. By Muhammad Ibnu, Pieter Glasbergen and Astrid Offermans, Maastricht University, and Bustanul Arifin, Lampung University
Involving matters of life or death for consumers, and image and reputation for food manufacturers, food safety is a key component that has to be managed today. What exactly should one know about it? By Alexis Chuah, corporate relations manager for Malaysia and Singapore, Agilent Technologies
Opportunities in the halal market are growing exponentially as the global Muslim population exhibits extensive demographic changes. What are the opportunities in this sector, and how can industry players gain a foothold in this lucrative market? By Sherlyne Yong
In order to enter the lucrative Halal markets, manufacturers first have to understand the requirements and expectations of the modern day Muslim, the most fundamental of which is proof that the product is Halal. By Sherlyne Yong