What Do You Know About Cooking Oil?

There was a time when “cooking oil” was a vague term. Oil was just oil, and cooking oil was just oil you used to cook. In most cases, cooking oils were derived from oilseeds, such as canola, corn, sunflower seeds and olives. Fast forward to today and you will find…

Metal Detection: Top 3 Considerations For Your Plant’s Needs

In today’s highly accountable business environment, metal detection systems can no longer be viewed as just a means to remove metallic contamination; they play a far more important role. By Anurag Mitra, Product Marketing Manager-Packaging, tna solutions. Metal contamination represents one of the most common forms of foreign bodies found…

Would You Like To Feed Your Baby “Pesticide-Fortified” Food?

Pesticides are widely used in the agriculture world to improve crop yields and increase the production of food. However, studies have shown that a diet laced with pesticides that are present at levels above the acceptable daily intake (ADI) can lead to more damage than we thought.1 Children and babies…

Increasing Confidence In Food Safety Claims Through RFID

As COVID-19 continues to affect the way we obtain food, the food industry has been forced to innovate faster and is becoming more digitally focused on the consumer-facing side as well. For many operators, this may be the only way to survive.  Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, conscious consumerism was…

Growing Applications Of HPP For Dairy Products

Mario González, HPP Applications Specialist at Hiperbaric, the world's leading supplier of HPP machines, tells us about a little-known HPP application that recently has awakened the interest of recognised brands worldwide.   DISADVANTAGES OF STANDARD TREATMENTS Heat treatments’ uses are so wide-ranging because they inactivate bacteria and/or inhibit bacterial growth,…

Read Up Before You Drink Up! Is Your Beer Laced With Glyphosate?

In a 2019 study, a US advocacy group found trace amounts of the weed killer glyphosate in 14 out of 15 popular beers that were tested.1 The study found that Tsingtao beer contained 49 parts per billion (ppb) of the chemical; Corona, Miller Lite and Budweiser had between 25 and…

Food Safety: A Make-Or-Break Issue

Improving food safety is now more challenging more than ever, due to the increasing demand and rise of consumers’ expectations. However, with traceability and transparency, the future of food safety and food supply is bright. Contributed by Aik Jin, Tan, Vertical Solutions Lead, Zebra Technologies Asia Pacific.    How has…

Better Tech, Safer Food

According UN’s Food and Agricultural Agency (FAO), 225,000 people die every year in the Asia and Pacific region due to food borne diseases. In this short article, John Young, APAC director at automation parts supplier EU Automation, describes how the latest technology can help produce food in a safer, more…

Food Safety During A Global Pandemic

It is clear that in the F&B industry, the adoption of digital solutions is essential as safety and risk compliance becomes paramount. Blockchain technology, artificial intelligence, and intelligent packaging designs, among others, will lead to a more resilient, robust, and safe food supply chain. By Dr. Nadiah Ghazalli, Chemicals Materials…
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