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Issue 3 2015

 

Issue #3 2015 – Digital edition

30 June 2015 | By

In this issue: Ingredient replacement in low fat mayonnaise, Sensory Science Supplement, The RESFOOD Project, Live monitoring of mycotoxin risk in wheat crops during flowering, Food Safety Supplement, Plus lots more…

Food Safety supplement 2015

30 June 2015 | By New Food magazine

In this supplement: contributions from Leatherhead Food Research on novel techniques for meat speciation testing; Fera Science Ltd on preventing virus transmission in fresh produce; and Campden BRI on low moisture food decontamination techniques...

Hygiene supplement 2015

30 June 2015 | By New Food magazine

In our latest Hygiene supplement: contributions from the EHEDG on hygienic design for food factories; and Vikan on decontamination of food industry cleaning brushware...

Sensory Science supplement 2015

30 June 2015 | By New Food magazine

In this supplement: Sensory and analytical relationships in cocoa-based products; improving the sensory characteristics of whole wheat pasta; developing ASTM standards for sensory evaluation; and a preview of the 11th Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium...

Ingredient replacement in low fat mayonnaise: Going with the flow

30 June 2015 | By Dr Bogdan Dobraszczyk and John Cawkwell, Physical Sciences Group, RSSL

We discuss the microstructure and some rheological aspects of commercial mayonnaises, ranging from a traditional mayonnaise to lower fat content mayonnaises and finally a low cost supermarket own brand mayonnaise...

Managing foreign body contamination risk in the food chain

30 June 2015 | By Simon Lott, Commissioning Editor, New Food

In May, UK supermarkets including Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Morrisons and Waitrose were forced to recall a variety of products with potato ingredients due to the presence of small metal pieces. While in this instance, this did not lead to any public health problems, such incidents are a constant concern for manufacturers…

The RESFOOD Project: Resource efficiency in the food chain

30 June 2015 | By Willy van Tongeren, René Jurgens and Wilfred Appelman, TNO | Ester Segal, Technion | Eva Petri, CNTA | Maarten Uyttebroek, VITO | Rafael Munoz Duque, ADESVA

The increasing demand for healthy and nutritious food requires an efficient use of the natural resources allocated to food production and processing. The EU funded project RESFOOD develops technologies and tools to overcome the barriers to a resource efficient food chain, leading to a reduction of water and energy use…

Optimising efficiency at the world’s largest dairy processing plant

30 June 2015 | By Arla Foods

In May 2014, Arla Foods officially opened its ‘zero carbon’ dairy processing plant in Aylesbury. The facility, which is a world first and the UK’s largest, brings together a number of innovative features and in doing so, acts as a showcase for the development of efficient and environmentally friendly design in…

Live monitoring of mycotoxin risk in wheat crops during flowering

30 June 2015 | By Sarah Wynn and Rebecca Carter, ADAS UK Ltd

Mycotoxins are a human health risk even at low concentrations, but cereals which can contain mycotoxins are a major dietary source, particularly wheat and maize. In this article, we describe monitoring methods that can be practically used in crop production to minimise the risk of contaminated grain reaching the food…