‘Buying the right or wrong meat packaging equipment can spell the difference between an efficient and profitable meat packaging firm and a non-efficient one that has varied production, and efficiency issues.
Increased 'brand awareness' of private label and own-brand products will help to reduce consumer perceptions of inferior quality and increased risk, therefore increasing the customer base, say researchers.
To BPA or not to BPA? While the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) backed the continued use of bisphenol A last week, the real question is whether the verdict was a full-blown reprieve for the controversial chemical or merely a stay of execution.
Claiming 'free from' is not a light statement to make. Lives depend
on it. As scientific progress questions the validity of such
claims, it is time to establish exact guidelines and communicate
these to people for whom ingredients...
Attracting top scientists, speed of assessment, and communication
are vital in ensuring EFSA's success as Europe's food risk
assessor, said speakers at the authority's fifth anniversary
conference in Brussels yesterday.
Despite a squeeze on ingredients prices and global volatility in
key commodities, adept risk management tools help agri-giant
Cargill deliver a strong performance for the year, with sales in
the last quarter rising by a considerable...
With demand outstripping global wheat stocks, currently at a 30
year low, wheat prices are in for a volatile ride in 2004.
Strategies to minimise the impact of price rises for food
processors could be rooted in risk management and...
Food manufacturers across Germany are bracing themselves for future
reform after the country's newly appointed head of the federal
Insitute of Risk Assesment pledged to use "greater
transparency" to make food safer.