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Understanding the challenges, new rules, recommendations, and investments on route to traceability
Features: Food Security
Guarding the production and distribution chains from serious public health and economic consequences
There are various factors influencing a rapid method’s effectiveness that need to be taken into consideration
Features: Color Assessment for Beverages
Beverages can be opaque, translucent, or transparent, all of which requiring different instrumentation and techniques for successful color measurement
Features: Measuring Color
Knowing how to accurately evaluate color can help meet quality standards and consumer expectations
The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) Tax Credit claim program isn’t solely concerned with R&D: Eligible SR&ED costs and claims may be initiated, supported, or documented in other operational areas, especially quality assurance and food safety.
Features: Salmonella Control in Poultry
A PCR-based approach can offer a rapid option for assessing Salmonella contamination in poultry rinsates
In its simplest terms, dietary fiber content in a sample is measured in the laboratory by what is called an enzymatic-gravimetric method. After defatting, a food sample is treated with enzymes that mimic the digestive process in the human small intestine. Digestible carbohydrates are broken down into simple sugars and removed from the sample by precipitation using ethanol followed by filtration.
While food safety programs and zoning principles are key tools in maintaining a contamination-free facility, it is equally important to take a close look at where most of the direct food contact in a manufacturing facility takes place—the processing and packaging equipment itself.
The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s mobile field inspection operation began facing challenges several years ago as its field equipment reached end of service life. The handheld devices inspectors operated to conduct food safety inspections were being discontinued, and the inkjet printers they used for printing out onsite inspection results were not compatible with newer electronic devices.