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The future of food safety

The horsemeat affair, salmonella in smoked salmon, Q fever, bird flu, the pesticide fipronil in eggs; one might almost think that food safety in the Netherlands and Europe is poor. Is it? We discuss it with Marco Balhuiz..

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Introduction database food contact materials

05 August 2020

Both producers of packaging materials and food businesses have to comply with EU legislation on food contact materials, including packaging materials. Establishing that the packaging you use is safe is a tough job. Riskp...

Eating less meat doesn't just happen

21 July 2020

It is necessary to change ingrained everyday food routines in order to eat more sustainably and healthily, in the PBL study 'Changing food consumption' seven elements of policy have been elaborated to promote more sustai...

DNV-GL: Consumers concerned about food safety

16 July 2020

Consumers are significantly more concerned about food safety than environmental considerations, according to DNV GL’s ViewPoint survey. A total of 4,500 consumers from across the globe were asked about their food purchas...

Collaboration HEMA Bakeries and Lavans tastes good

08 July 2020

HEMA has a name to uphold as a bakery. With a focus on food safety and quality, partners are closely involved. Such as Lavans, which fully supports this and has recently concluded a new five-year partnership for comforta...

Ambition increase Sustainable Fruit & Vegetables Barometer

03 July 2020

With the independent quality mark 'Barometer Sustainable Fruit & Vegetables', wholesalers can demonstrate that they are doing business in a more sustainable way. Criteria are sustainable business operations and the p...

Smart Food Alliance: Ten-point plan food system

02 July 2020

Sustainable and healthy food at a fair price is within reach, this is what the Smart Food Alliance states in their 10-point plan. Smart Food Alliance: "Our members are committed to making our food system future-proof. Th...

Corona-proof construction and production

18 June 2020

How are architects of industrial buildings and distribution centres preparing for the '1.5 meters era'? "There's only one real solution against corona and that's a factory without people. A robot doesn't get corona. This...

Consequences of corona contamination in slaughterhouses

18 June 2020

Daily news about corona infections in the food industry, not only in meat processors, but also in the fruit sector has been affected. Stay informed via our timeline.  18 Juni 2020 Largest slaughterhouse of Tönnies ...

Ísey Skyr is taking on Nutri-Score

17 June 2020

In July Ísey Skyr will start placing the Nutri-Score on their products. This makes the company one of the first brands in the Netherlands to use the Nutri-Score. All products from Ísey Skyr are rated A.  "By bein...

Foodwatch launches manifest against the sale of science

16 June 2020

Foodwatch launches a manifesto against the sale of science as the start of a large-scale campaign. This is in response to the increasing public-private partnership and the risks this entails. Foodwatch has formulated con...

Traditional products industrially produced

15 June 2020

Meat company Van Essen has moved from Den Nul to Raalte, where they have set up an ultramodern building. Owner Paul van Essen: "A logistical and technical masterpiece. All the piping is made of stainless steel and I can ...

Automatic disinfection

15 June 2020

Simpel Desinfecteren delivers an automated disinfection system. Customers who already use the mobile machines will experience that the system is very effective and extremely user friendly. The fixed wall model now gets a...

From door policy to sustainability policy

15 June 2020

A door seems such a simple element in the company building. But a good door contributes to production speed, hygiene, food and personnel safety and sustainability objectives. "These doors provide good climate control."  ...

Autonomy

15 June 2020

The coronacrisis - and the related measures to contain the spread of the disease - is more than ever an attack on our autonomy. We, the Dutch, find this difficult. In his speech on TV, Rutte praised the Dutch people. Oka...

Good hygiene in corona times

15 June 2020

The food industry cannot escape the impact of corona either. Ensuring a food-safe production process and the health of employees is of crucial importance. At Cor Segers BV and Simons Vleeswaren they took the necessary me...