• Methods of Authentication of Food Ingredients

    Methods of Authentication of Food Ingredients

    Food ingredients authentication is a matter of pressing concern to both the consumers and manufacturers alike. Fraudsters have increased their ingenuity and will go to that extra step to make easy money.Consumers all over the globe are aware of the fraudsters and are increasingly demanding for reassurance on the original content of their food. It is evident that food manufacturers must confirm the authenticity and point of origin of food products that they use as well as the components. The food industry is facing a lot of challenges like fraudulent or deceptive practices such as food contamination. Protecting consumer rights is crucial... Read More

  • MAKING PLASTICS SAFE TO USE IN FOOD PROCESSING

    MAKING PLASTICS SAFE TO USE IN FOOD PROCESSING

    From the time food is harvested up to the point where it reaches your house it touches a lot of plastic. Foods are processed on top of the plastic, carried in plastic lined containers as well as stored and reheated in plastic containers. In a factory, the plastic has to go through complicated processes as machines do everything from heat seal to blister pack and from bottling to canning, and the plastic has to stay strong. It is for this fact that this plastic should be safe for use in the food processing process.For manufacturers making plastic safe to use in food processing is vital. This is because without proper care food can get... Read More