LATEST INDUSTRY NEWS & INSIGHT

The Food Industry is a complex network of diverse businesses that supply most of the food consumed by the world’s population. This section will help to keep you up to date with real-life events that could impact any part of the Food Industry.

LATEST INDUSTRY NEWS & INSIGHT

Allergen News | What you may have missed in 2020

2020 was simultaneously both a long and a short year. We were bombarded with new information on SARS-CoV-2, almost on a daily basis. Our year was spent trying to come to grips with the practical implications of lockdown regulations, physical distancing, and the impact of the pandemic on a local and ...

Distinguishing date markings

Among the plethora of practices about which labelling regulations appear to be unclear, date marking seems to be one that comes to the fore in many countries, including South Africa. Why is this seemingly straightforward marking requirement so often under scrutiny? And how do we ensure the requireme...

Innovation People

Our technical team work together, cooperating and combining their efforts with the common goal of finding the best way to assist our clients with services that will support their businesses in delivering safe and authentic food to their customers. Culturing a collection of skills and qualifications ...

Processed meats: are they being labelled correctly?

A report issued in February this year showed the outcome of inspections conducted by the Food Safety Agency from August to December 2020: almost 27% of products inspected were non-compliant, and 92% of those because of incorrect labelling. After a number of changes to the regulations governing proce...

Recalls of contaminated sesame seeds continue in Europe

The unauthorised presence of ethylene oxide in products containing sesame seeds was first reported in September 2020. Since then, nearly 500 cases of unauthorised use of ethylene oxide have been reported, according to a European food alert system. The European Commission has implemented more stri...

Analytical advancements

Our analytical services and specialists underpin our technical support team. Connecting our technical services with the strength of our analytical department provides you, our customers, with an extension of your team that will take a scientific and holistic approach to your challenges. This is part...

Going global with your food labels

The intricacies of exporting food products to multiple countries can be challenging – you must comply with each country’s labelling requirements. It used to be much easier to have a food product on the market that complied with the regulations of numerous markets; increasingly, these days, you n...

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