Food-Grade Lubrication Results In Good Business $ense

Food and beverage processing plants must prevent accidental lubricant contamination, which could potentially harm consumers and damage a company’s brand reputation. Health and safety are crucial priorities in the food manufacturing process. Hygiene standards are extremely stringent on the plant floor. As far as possible, manufacturers strive to avoid all…

Food-Grade Gases For Preservation

Around the world, farmers, innovators, R&D specialists and entrepreneurs are developing technologies to address issues in every aspect of the food system. Food-grade gasses provide solutions to several challenges in the industry. By Nalin Amunugama, General Manager, BOGE Kompressoren Asia Pacific. As the food supply chain becomes increasingly global, the…

Food Safety In APAC—Technology To Create Transparency And Traceability

Driven by strong demand from consumers, companies are making investments into food safety technology and packaging to mitigate risks related to food crises. Ria Imandin, Consultant, Visionary Science, APAC, Frost & Sullivan. Approximately 52 percent of viral headlines globally are about food—food represents tradition, culture, and an expression of identity.…

Asian Companies Lead The Way On Digital Solutions For Food Safety

While not yet widely adopted, digitalisation offers substantial new opportunities to advance efforts on food safety today and will increase in importance moving forward. By DNV GL. Safeguarding the health of consumers is the main driver for food safety according to a recent survey “Food safety: what’s next to assure…

Mitigating Microbial Risks Using SurroNov® Surrogate Organisms

Foodborne illness outbreaks still cause more than 420,000 deaths per year worldwide (WHO, 2015) with 80 percent of them being related to pathogenic microorganisms like Salmonella, Listeria and E. coli. The mitigation of microbial hazards in food can be achieved in different ways, including the implementation of microbial “kill-steps” like…

Asia Leads Growth For Organic Food Market

Various research studies show that organic foods have a higher nutrient density than conventional foods. And according to Ecovia Intelligence, the global organic food and drink market is growing by about eight to ten percent per annum. In particular, growth in the Asian market is occurring at a slightly faster…

Improving Your Food Safety Program

There’s no room for compromise in food safety, and yet today’s markets present new challenges for the industry to ensure safety and quality in consumable products. By Pierre Teszner, Regional Director Southeast Asia at Rockwell Automation.   Consumer demands and competition are greater and the response from food and beverage…

Establishing And Enhancing The Food Safety Culture Of Your Business

“My first piece of advice is to develop, implement, and audit your plant or company’s specific food safety culture—from top to bottom,” says Dr. Kenneth Petersen, DVM, MPH, Senior Vice President, Global Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs, OSI Group, LLC.   Amongst the myriad food safety scandals in Asia, what…

Five Reasons Why Brands Should Take Precautions To Avoid Scandals

The food industry needs to adhere to international and local regulations; the responsibility lies within the industry to prevent food scandals, says Professor Joergen Schlundt from the Nanyang Technological University Food Technology Centre (NAFTEC).   Food chains are increasingly long and complex. Changes in the way food is produced, distributed…

Smart Technology, Safer Foods

Food safety has entered a new phase in its ongoing development due to fast-moving technology. By Nur Fazana, Food & Technology Writer The world of food today is all about consumer power. No longer contend with making purchasing decisions based on what is available on the shelves, consumers are questioning…
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