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Food allergens in the food fraud chain

18 August 2016 | By Valerie Tear, Food Safety Consultant

Food fraud is a challenge, both to food businesses and consumers, and is a growing concern worldwide. Couple this with the introduction of allergens into the food fraud supply chain and the results can have devastating consequences. The impact of food allergens entering foods undetected through food fraud can be…

Cross out contamination

24 June 2016 | By Bjorn Thumas, Director of Business Development at TOMRA Sorting Food

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), an estimated 600 million people – almost 10 per cent of the global population – fall ill after eating contaminated food...

Red algae could help fight food allergies

6 June 2016 | By Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Scientists from Jimei University have found that a type of commercial red algae, Gracilaria lemaneiformis, could help counteract food allergies...

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