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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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Grenzen van de nieuwe norm ISO

13 November 2018

Tijdens het NEN-congres op 26 september 2018 werd de nieuwe ISO 22000:2018 toegelicht en de Nederlandse vertaling van deze norm gepresenteerd. Wat zijn de belangrijkste wijzigingen? De belangrijkste veranderingen ten ...

Checkmark logo ('Vinkje') removed

19 October 2018

As of 19 October 2018, manufacturers will no longer be allowed to use the 'Vinkje' in the Netherlands. The Dutch Consumers' Association is satisfied with the fact that the misleading logo will disappear on food packaging...

Healthier meat range at Jumbo

18 October 2018

Jumbo has significantly reduced the amount of salt in its fresh meat products. Hundreds of popular products - from hamburgers, bacon slices and saté skewers to sausages, minced meat and slavery - have been scrutinised. T...

Statement Bord Bia on report Wakker Dier

16 October 2018

Animal welfare is one of the four key elements of the Irish quality system SBLAS for beef and lamb, alongside food safety, environmental protection and traceability. "Wakker Dier's suggestion that animal welfare is not i...

Cleaning, and a vision for the future

09 October 2018

Good cleaning and disinfection are paramount for the delivery of a product that is safe to eat. The basic principles remain unchanged. The thing that changes is the fact that it can be done in a smarter way. We let six p...

Miscommunication

09 October 2018

I like a clean and tidy home. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done. I have, as you might know by now, three teenagers living in my house. Just as so many other kids aged 12, 14 and 16, they have mastered the art ...

Coca-Cola and Blücher, same high standards

09 October 2018

Blücher found a partner with the same corporate values in Coca-Cola European Partners Nederland: high quality, sustainability, and high hygiene standards.  Blücher assortment Eveline Bruins: "We manufacture st...

Back to the hygiene basics

09 October 2018

"The cause of insufficient hygiene is basically a management problem", says Gert Visscher, Director/Owner of Eco2Clean. "There is often not enough focus on this from the operational management." He advises the management...

Solve the problem!

09 October 2018

Student 1: "Hey man, didn't they teach you to wash your hands after you peed?" Student 2: "No. They taught me not to pee all over my hands. Ha-ha!" Just a conversation between two posh students which I recently overheard...

Zweistra Vlees & Vleeswaren wants operational security

09 October 2018

Zweistra Vlees & Vleeswaren produces meat products with traditional craftsmanship. It is common knowledge that the processing of fresh meat products is susceptible to contamination. At Zweistra Vlees & Vleeswaren...

It's all about communication

09 October 2018

A vital element for good cleaning and a comprehensive hygiene policy is communication and the manner in which this takes place. Digital means are used to facilitate this communication as optimally as possible. Does this ...

Yuck, disgusting!

09 October 2018

A customer calls about a problem: 'It's possible that a small amount of hydrochloric acid entered our production process during cleaning activities. We cannot be sure. What do we have to do?'. Certified Institutions (...

Salmonella RASFF

09 October 2018

Salmonella is een bacterie die doorgaans wordt aangetroffen in de darmen van gezonde vogels en zoogdieren. Salmonellose is een zoönose, een ziekte of infectie overgedragen tussen dieren en mensen, met name in de winter. ...

Personalised learning environment food industry

09 October 2018

Qlean-tec | Christeyns launches an e-learning platform in the Netherlands which was specially developed for food processing companies. A platform that offers more than just learning. Which unburdens your organisation wit...

Dutch people eat healthier without noticing it

09 October 2018

Every year - in the National Agreement to Improve Product Composition - agreements are made between the food and beverage industry and the supermarkets about the reduction of sugars, salt, and saturated fats. A recent ov...