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Why new GMO regulations could be a blessing for US retailers

20 September 2018 | By

Pending new labelling, legislation that requires brands to disclose GMOs on their products is already causing major headaches for American retailers. The new rules are set to be announced at any time but it's clear much work must be done to ensure private brand retailers, in particular, are ready. Here,…

Wake up and smell the coffee

18 September 2018 | By

Dr Kate Kemsley reports on her team’s discovery, which makes use of ‘benchtop’ NMR to overturn conventional wisdom on the chemical composition of our favourite drinkable pick-me-up.

Keeping your eyes open

12 September 2018 | By

Richard Werran encourages UK food businesses to build their resilience, remain alert to conventional risks – and to wake up to emerging ones.

Keeping the bad stuff out

11 September 2018 | By

If you’ve ever wondered just what’s involved in lab-based identification of foreign objects within the supply chain, let Liz Moran enlighten you…

A finger on the pulse

10 September 2018 | By

One UK company has developed an innovative alternative to wheat-free flour that meets the increasing demand for ‘free from’ and protein-rich foods. Neil Winney, its Managing Director, tells the story…

Contaminants and Residues In-Depth Focus 2018

22 August 2018 | By

The potential presence of drug residue contaminants in products destined for human consumption is of increasing importance within the industry, but what are the main challenges posed by this issue? Read more in our contaminants and residues In-Depth Focus...

Guide to… Testing: what you need to know

21 August 2018 | By

With technology changing minute by minute, you need testing services that you can rely on, whatever your supply-chain needs. The team at Ifp answer key questions on the services they can deliver, why they're so important and how they can help your business.