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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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"Jan's pancake is the best thing out of the pan."

11 November 2019

Who doesn't know them, Jan's pancakes and poffertjes? Jan is made at Cerelia, founded in 1974. With more than 11 production locations, the now French former family business has grown into an international market leader o...

BRC8: How do I handle that?

11 November 2019

Many companies are still struggling with the new BRC8: How do they get the new requirements for management commitment, food safety culture, root cause analysis and authorized personnel implemented? How will the auditor a...

How do you control Listeria?

11 November 2019

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...

Natural phages against listeria approved

04 November 2019

The European Court of Justice has issued a Court Order that enables food companies to continue the use of phages to prevent Listeria on all ready to eat foods in the absence of a legal EU framework. Phages that specif...

Logo use with BRC certification

29 October 2019

There is a lot of confusion about using the right logo for BRC8. Many companies either have no idea that this is an issue, or it is not clear to them how to deal with it. In order to obtain the certification, a company h...

Worrying decline of food controls in Europe

22 October 2019

The number of food controls and the resources allocated to them are dwindling across Europe. This is the worrying trend that emerges from the report ‘Keeping food in check’, published today by BEUC, The European Consumer...

Poster Visindustrie

14 October 2019

Na het succes van de A1-poster met daarop de structuur van de Nederlandse vleesindustrie is het tijd voor de Nederlandse Visindustrie. Er verandert gedurende een jaar zoveel in Nederland door fusies en failliss...

How do you prevent Listeria?

08 October 2019

Listeria infection is at the top of the list of serious infections. If your company is affected, the consequences are almost incalculable. At such a moment, you are diligently looking for solutions to get the Listeria ou...

Common sense

07 October 2019

Nutri-Score, yes or no? The Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport has not yet decided, the FNLI awaits the outcome of the government investigation before agreeing to a food choice logo, the Consumers' Association is in f...

What machine suits your company?

07 October 2019

"Does a customer want a sausage of 350 grams instead of 300 grams? We will make it for you. More mustard? No problem! Long rib cut in half in a crate, or rather in three pieces? You name it. I can hardly say no. I like e...

Follow the packaging, know every detail

07 October 2019

At Kolkman Verpakkingen Hedel you always know where a package is located, what it is made of and where it is delivered. This is an automated process that enables the company to meet the quality and sustainability require...

Nocomax Wandmodel

07 October 2019

Het Nocotech desinfectiesysteem wordt al bijna 4 jaar gebruikt in de voedingsindustrie. Naast de mobiele apparaten Nocospray en Nocomax levert Simpel Desinfecteren ook een ‘vast’ model: het Nocomax Wandmodel. Deze kast h...

Food manufacturers stop using dye E171

01 October 2019

Remia, Mora, Mars, Goodbite, Lindt, Haribo and A.Vogel stop using E171 in their products. They promised foodwatch after the NVWA concluded last month that there is a possible relationship between consumption of the white...

Washing workwear: 5 considerations for the food industry

25 September 2019

Always sufficient stock and clean clothing are two of the most important KPIs for workwear. But there are more points of interest, especially for companies in the food industry. Jan Jozef Pluijm, senior account manager a...

Crate washing in NL: the hidden costs

18 September 2019

In the aftermath of the study into the hygiene and quality of crate washes in the Netherlands (2018), Clean Machine received many questions from customers and relations in the industry. A recurring theme was the construc...