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…

Automatic Test System (ATS) Of Vertical Metal Detectors

The Automatic Test System (ATS) can decrease the time it takes to complete metal detector performance monitoring tests by up to 90 percent, compared to manual testing processes. By Mettler Toledo. ATS ensures tests are completed consistently every time for multiple metal types to improve process quality. Routine performance testing…

CEIA Metal Detectors Pass The Zandvliet Vleeswaren Test

Protecting your brand in the marketplace is one of the most important functions a food manufacturer performs. But all the investment to establish a reputation for product quality could be lost in the event of one safety recall. By Daile Smith, Marketing Executive, Heat And Control. Developing and maintaining an…

Unlocking The Benefits Of Digitisation In The Food & Beverage Industry

As Lusiana Lu, Business Development Director at Hashmicro Private Limited notes: “Technology is used not to merely cut manpower, but to empower those whose jobs are replaced by the technology to do more meaningful, creative, and safer work.”   said, “technology improves things so fast that by the time we…
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