Featured in this issue of Food Quality & Safety MagazineFebruary/March 2015
Educating the dietary supplement industry on what goes into quality audits and auditor quality
Advanced cleaning techniques on soiled floors can eliminate the direct/indirect contact areas that are sources of contamination
Exclusive News from the Food Quality & Safety eUpdate2.24.15
Validity of DNA barcode testing of supplements that contain herbal extracts is being questioned following the New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s order that four retailers in the state discontinue selling their store-brand products. DNA barcoding showed that only 21 percent of the store-brand supplements contain the plants listed on the labels and that many products do not contain any DNA from a botanical source.
Food dyes may be useful for more than just giving your cherry Jell-O that vivid red hue. In research described at the annual meeting of the Biophysical Society in early February, a team of food scientists from Rutgers University in New Jersey has found that common food dyes have the potential for use as edible probes of food quality.
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