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How do you control Listeria?

The presence of Listeria is inherent to working with food. In order to control the bacteria, everything is pulled out of the cupboard: from adjusting the recipe to dry disinfection.  "The situation has not become..

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Yakult: ‘We are a bacteria company’

10 September 2019

Worldwide, 40 million people drink the fermented dairy drink Yakult. The production process starts with a small tube of bacteria of our mother company from Japan. ‘Growing a minimum of 6.5 billion bacteria per bottle in ...

Product information has become more transparent

10 September 2019

Food products consist of ingredients that have a combined value. Nutritional value, of course, there is more. Such as the emotional value and CO2 value. For the creation of value, marketing and transparency, reliable pro...

Lavans set the standard for the food industry

06 September 2019

Lavans is the first laundry for workwear in the Netherlands to obtain the ISO 22000 certificate. With this unique certification for the renewed high-care laundry, the company from Helmond is fully in line with the hygien...

BRC8 - Theme meeting at Cloetta Turnhout

02 September 2019

The new BRC version has been active since February 2019: BRC 8. Many companies are still struggling to get the new requirements implemented. How will the auditor assess this, is our company sufficiently prepared? Changes...

Tomorrow's food: Pills, powders and insects

15 August 2019

On Wednesday 10 July, De Studio, the new location of the NEMO Science Museum at Marineterrein Amsterdam, opened with the exhibition 'Voedsel van morgen' (Tomorrow's food). In this exhibition, NEMO, in collaboration with ...

Chain formation in the egg sector

31 July 2019

Following the Fipronil crisis, several committees issued opinions on the measures needed to prevent the recurrence of similar cases. On the basis of research Foodlog concludes that these measures do not simply eliminate ...

Alpro goes for Nutri-Score

18 July 2019

As of September, Alpro, a pioneer in vegetable alternatives for dairy products, will put Nutri-Score on the front of the packaging. "Alpro has been committed to encouraging healthy eating habits for almost 40 years. The ...

Nieuwe versie van informatieblad 85

15 July 2019

De NVWA heeft een nieuwe versie van het informatieblad 85 uitgebracht. In een extra versie met gemarkeerde wijzigingen is te zien welke wijzigingen zijn aangebracht ten opzichte van de vorige versie (van september 2017)....

ALDI: Disney Figures and major food groups

08 July 2019

ALDI announced on 4 July 2019 the next step in promoting healthy products among children. As of January 2020, there will be several major food group products in the store with a beautiful Disney princess (such as Cindere...

Mineral oils in food decreased

04 July 2019

The levels of mineral oils in food products have decreased in recent decades. This is shown by an evaluation of the available literature on mineral oils in food. The RIVM Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu car...

FutureGoods on the shelves at Lidl

01 July 2019

Insects, granola with mealworm powder, seaweed wraps, vegan ice cream and rescue food. As of 27 June, Lidl, the supermarket chain, in collaboration with incubator StartLife, will organise the 'FutureGoods' theme week. Fo...

AH pleads for Nutri-score

01 July 2019

Starting this summer, online customers will find the Nutri-Score logo on all Albert Heijn private label products in the ah.nl webshop. Albert Heijn no longer waits for the government to decide on a food choice logo, but ...

Crop protection for fruit and vegetables decreased

24 June 2019

The number of fruit and vegetable products that contain more crop protection agents than legally permitted has continued to decline. In the period from 2003 to 2010 there was already a decrease. This decline continued be...

Listeria, blessing or curse?

10 June 2019

Listeria monocytogenes; no matter how small the bacterium is, it can be food producers’ worst nightmare. Because Listeria is all around us and not easy to control. The chilled fresh section in the supermarket is onl...

New Construction

10 June 2019

The Dutch construction sector is doing well, and the food sector is following suit. New laws and regulations are an incentive for investments. Because everything needs to be more sustainable, better quality, gasless, mor...