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Features: SPECIAL FEATURE: In a Packaging Pickle?
When it comes to pickle packaging, consumers are very familiar with seeing a glass jar with a metal closure on store shelves. The reason that companies select this package format goes beyond industry standards, however. The partnership between metal and glass is an ideal vehicle to use in order to maintain the integrity of the product.
Ever since JAMA ran an article on the food safety of crushed ice more than 60 years ago, the focus on the safety of commercial, crushed ice has been closely scrutinized. Ice should always be considered food.
Features: Confusion Surrounding Allergen Labeling
Adopting a systematic allergen risk assessment for industry will provide accurate allergen information to consumers, allowing them to make informed decisions
Features: Uncovering Product Vulnerability
Addressing the risk of economically motivated adulteration in imported foods with vulnerability assessments
Techniques to identify the authenticity and purity of products are in demand as more counterfeit foods enter the consumer supply chain
Serialization and tracking and tracing have potential to reduce counterfeit products in food and beverage as well as the pharmaceutical supply chains
Features: Crustacean Residues in Foodstuffs
An increasingly widespread issue in regards to food allergies, crustacean test methods must be very specific and detect minute quantities of allergen in complex food matrices
Features: Pesticides in Imported Produce
Rapid pesticide analysis for fruits and vegetables by using gas and liquid chromatography coupled mass spectroscopy
Availability of CRMs for food testing procedures would ensure consistent, reliable results and could be used to establish sensitivity, linearity, and specificity during the validation of microbiological quality control methods
Features: Lab Implementation of ISO 11133:2014
New mandatory standard for the preparation and quality control of culture media will reduce the workload for the qualification of new culture media batches procured from suppliers