With increased awareness of fraudulent food practices that affect businesses and consumers to varying degrees, comes a need to tackle them before they cause serious harm. New Food hears from two experts about new industry measures that aim to encourage whistleblowers to report without fear of consequence.
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The guidance has set out safety advice and legal regulations for food manufacturers and agricultural businesses that are operating during the COVID-19 pandemic in the UK.
The European Commission recently delayed the publication of its Farm to Fork strategy until at least mid-May, and FoodDrinkEurope has responded with five key points it believes the strategy must incorporate.
The scientist found that by swapping just one amino acid in wheat's enzyme specific-protein, the plant was prompted to produce enzymes faster in hotter temperatures, providing potential protection for the crop in hotter climates.
Recommendations for monitoring ‘doneness’ of chicken vary widely, and the prevalence and safety of methods commonly used by cooks have been unclear, the researchers argued.
As UK government measures have forced food outlets to close or reduce their services during the COVID-19 emergency, many are now offering food deliveries. In light of this new uptake, the FSA has published updated guidance about allergens, hygiene and delivery protocol.
The decontaminated eggs were found by chefs, using measurements and acceptability scores, to have no significant difference in their quality or performance as an ingredient when compared with non-treated eggs.
The guide sets out the risks, compliance requirements and best practice measures throughout a cold store business, including the cold store itself, refrigerated equipment, battery charging areas and docking areas.
Robin Whitlock explores the potential solutions to ensuring sustainability in the world of coffee retail through techniques such as using pre-heated solar thermal heated water.
The researchers used Ohmic heating technology, and have said that the technique produced a “superior quality” of gluten-free bread, which is considered difficult to bake conventionally.
Larkmead Vineyards intends to plant a viticultural research block in order to determine best suited grapes for the future.
The FDA is advising consumers to not eat yellowfin tuna steaks from Kroger retail stores because they may cause scombroid poisoning.
In 2019 Elea brought their PEF Pilot system into Devex to trial Pulsed Electric Field assisted freeze-drying on strawberries.
A new study suggests that Chinese cabbage has its own independent mechanism for flowering.