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Stellenbosch University researchers develop easy method to detect SA honey fraud

By Foodstuff South Africa on 05 April 2017

How does the industry fight back against food fraud? Well, food scientists and researchers from Stellenbosch University (SU) and the Sapienza University of Rome have developed a quick and user-friendly method to detect whether the honey in question is the real thing or not.

See, hear, and speak no evil ... are you guilty?

By Quality Assurance & Food Safety Mag on 04 April 2017

Are we guilty of seeing, hearing and speaking no evil in our daily lives as quality and food safety leaders? Instead of wearing blinders, earplugs, and muzzles (figuratively or literally), we need to be doing everything we can to build our relationships with company executives as

Listeria, what should I know?

By Michele Pietersen on 03 April 2017

Over 80 years ago, L. monocytogenes was recognized as an animal pathogen that was widespread in nature, in soil, decaying vegetation and the bowels of many mammals. But in 1983 the first human outbreak was reported in Canada, proving that indirect transmission from animals to hu

Food Fraud on the Rise

By Food Quality & Safety on 29 March 2017

“While food fraud has been around for centuries, with a handful of notorious cases well-documented, we suspect that what we know about the topic is just the tip of the iceberg,” said Jeffrey Moore, senior scientific liaison for the USP.

Assuring Water Quality and Safety in Food Processing (Part 1)

By Food Safety Magazine on 29 March 2017

Most people take water for granted. In the United States, Japan and in Western Europe, all that an individual needs to do is turn on the tap at any time in the day or night to get clean, potable water. Water is used for drinking, cooking, washing and myriad other tasks.

Have you checked your water quality lately?

By Linda Jackson on 16 March 2017

If you have been watching the Vaal dam levels you would have seen the amazing change over the last few months from severe water restrictions to possibly too much water. The recent drought should have brought about significant water savings in your facility, but just because these

Preventive Maintenance: An Essential Prerequisite for Food Safety-Part 3

By Food Safety Magazine on 16 March 2017

In this final part of our series on preventive maintenance, the importance of accurate records is discussed. A software programme can definitely assist but don’t jump to that before your paper system is working for you. Listen to the paper – it provides valuable information to al

FSSC 22000 version 4: The main changes you should know

By Nuno F. Soares on 09 March 2017

Food safety schemes such as FSSC 22000 have become an absolute necessity for food business operators. Many of them have taken up voluntary food safety certification not only to protect their consumers but also to comply with regulations, standards and customer requirements.

Preventive Maintenance: An Essential Prerequisite for Food Safety Part 2

By Food Safety Magazine on 22 February 2017

In this article, we discuss the necessary paperwork in a maintenance department. Having procedures helps with employees training. Although you may have a qualified artisan, food industry experience can be lacking and therefore important aspects should be specified. A tip – use pi

Tackling the food waste challenge with technology

By Wayne Visser on 22 February 2017

Innovation in packaging and refrigeration can reduce waste – as can changes in behaviour. The challenges of the 21st century will stretch our collective capacity for innovation like never before. Take food security...

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