Chemical And Microbiological Testing Methods For Maintaining Food Safety

Preventing foodborne illnesses is a primary responsibility of food manufacturers, and with the advancement of technology, effective chemical and microbiological testing can ensure food safety. By Kok-Yoong Chong, global technical manager for food health and beauty services, Tüv Süd According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), an estimated 600 million…

Food And Beverage Fraud Prevention Using Stable Isotope Fingerprints

In this article, we provide two examples of the use of isotope fingerprints in food and beverage fraud detection and provide an overview of the interpretation of these isotope fingerprints and the technology used. By Christopher Brodie, Oliver Kracht, Dieter Juchelka, Jens Radke and Andreas Hilkert, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Germany

Aseptic Filling For The Future

Consumer demands are always evolving. Aseptic filling could be the solution that food and beverages can use to keep up with these changing demands. By Tetra Pak

More Than Just Weighing For Safety

Consumers are seeing packaging as more important today, because they provide both information regarding the product, and protection for the product from contamination. Inspection systems are therefore key for food safety, and checkweighers do more than just weighing today. By Thomas Kern, sales director, Industrial, Bizerba South East Asia

Treating Drinking And Process Water For Food Safety

Together with the implementation of HACCP, the use of chlorine dioxide can make disinfection tasks more transparent and reduce operating costs, says Bernhard Baumgärtner, director Asia Pacific, Prominent GMBH.

Rise Of The Super Bugs In Our Meat Products

Antibiotics are used in the livestock industry for the growth and health of the animals. With the health-related implications this can bring, it is only right that food industry players encourage and ensure antibiotic-free ingredients in their products. By Jason Neo, director, marketing and field applications, rest of Asia, Sciex

Floorings Fit For The Food Industry

When it comes to food safety, kitchen flooring is often overlooked. It is in fact one of the biggest risk factors. Suresh Rebello, regional sector manager, Construction Chemicals Asia Pacific, BASF, discusses a few tips on how to choose an ideal flooring for F&B manufacturers.

Controlling Hygienic Tank Cleaning

How can we maintain the highest standards of hygiene in the factory? By Orsolya Sørensen, product portfolio manager, tank instrumentation, covers & accessories, and Kim Kjellberg, portfolio manager, tank cleaning, Alfa Laval

Reducing Recall Risk With Rapid Microbial Testing

Spoilage organisms in food can grow depending on the type of food, packaging characteristics or storage environment. Existing microbial test methods rarely detect these, but a new technology is emerging to help processors improve shelf-life estimates and enhance food safety. By Alan Taylor, business manager- microbial detection, Mocon Incorporated
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