Food Grade Lubricants supplement 2015

Posted: 1 September 2015 | New Food magazine | 5 comments

In this supplement: Rabbi Hillel Royde discusses kosher certification for food grade lubricants, Ashlee Breitner from NSF looks at 360° of safety, and our roundtable discusses contamination risks, regulation, expansion into other markets and allergens…

FGL supplement 2015

This Food Grade Lubricants supplement is sponsored by Anderol, Klüber Lubrication, Exxon Mobil, NSF, Lubriplate, Petro-Canada and ROCOL.

  • Kosher certification for food grade lubricants
    Rabbi Hillel Royde, Kosher Certification Services, Manchester Beth Din
    Ever since the 1920’s kosher certification has played a major part of the food industry. Today there are well over 1,500 kosher certifying agencies around the world certifying millions of food products, be it raw ingredients, enzymes, or indeed the finished product. The term ‘kosher’ translated into English means ‘pure and proper’ and is used to describe the status of food sought after by Jews throughout the world, which practically means that it complies with the Jewish Dietary Laws…
  • 360° of safety
    Ashlee Breitner, Business Unit Manager: Non-food Compounds, Consumer Products & Food Contact Regulatory Compliance, NSF International
    The use of complicated chemical compounds in food production today is becoming more prominent as machinery and equipment become more technologically advanced. As these compounds become more complex so do the risks associated with them. The food grade lubricants industry used to be a niche market for many large industrial lubricant manufacturers but as the focus on food safety grows so does the need for safer chemical compounds to be used in their production process. The growing focus on food safety to protect consumers today from food borne illnesses has led to the increased demand, for what the industry has deemed ‘food grade lubricants’, ‘H1’ or lubricants that may have incidental food contact…
  • Roundtable
    Food Grade Lubricants experts discuss contamination risks, regulation, expansion into other markets and allergens…

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