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'Learn to recognise the critical points in your factory!'

Roelina Dijk is author of the textbook 'Safe food - microbiological principles, chemical and physical factors', whose fourth updated edition was published recently. Sharing knowledge is her passion: "Giving theory a prac..

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More fruit and vegetables outside the home

29 August 2022

In the first half of 2022, Dutch people ate almost the same amount of fresh vegetables and fruit as last year. As a result of the removal of corona measures, people are eating more outside the home. Restaurants and cater...

Novel method inactivates pathogens on food

26 August 2022

A light-based, food sanitization technique successfully eliminated multiple harmful pathogens in a new study carried out by Penn State researchers. The technique shows promise as an effective alternative to the chemic...

FWS wants a broad sugar tax as soon as possible

26 August 2022

The fresh drinks sector (FWS) is calling on the Cabinet and the House of Representatives not to implement the doubling of the consumption tax on soft drinks before 2023, but instead to introduce a smart soft drinks tax a...

NVWA publishes Handbook Food Supplements

18 August 2022

The Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) has published a Handbook on Food Supplements, Fortified Foods and Herbal Preparations. Supplements are intended to supplement the daily diet and must be safe. T...

Number of pesticides on strawberries increased

27 July 2022

In a survey of pesticides in strawberries from supermarkets 2022, the average number of substances found per sample and the average content have increased slightly compared to 2021. Despite all the sustainability program...

Processed meat increases risk of colorectal cancer

13 July 2022

There is a link between exposure to nitrate and nitrite, including through eating processed meat, and the risk of colon cancer. This is according to an opinion of the French health agency, Anses. The French government pr...

80% of meat and dairy products contain microplastics

11 July 2022

Almost 80 percent of the meat and dairy products from farm animals tested by scientists contain microplastics, according to a new study by the University of Amsterdam. The possible cause could be the feed of cows and pig...

VAT reduction on fruit and vegetables in 2024

06 July 2022

The government aims to introduce a VAT reduction on fruit and vegetables in 2024. A feasibility study must be completed by early 2023. At the moment, there is no definition of fruit and vegetables for VAT purposes. Befor...

Blog: Food and machine safety go hand in hand

04 July 2022

The combination of food safety and machine safety is a difficult balancing act for many food producers and machine builders. One wants a machine that is easily accessible and cleanable, while the other prefers a machine ...

New warning label for poultry meat

30 June 2022

Consumers do not always maintain the optimal kitchen hygiene when storing, preparing and consuming poultry meat. To give consumers clearer information on proper hygiene, the obligatory warning phrase has been changed to ...

Give Listeria no chance

23 June 2022

This small bacterium enters many companies every day uninvited. It then knows how to hide itself very well. Unfortunately, you only notice this when lots of new Listeria strains are born. They can be found on wheels of c...

Changes to best before date legislation as of 1 July 2022

21 June 2022

On 1 July, the legislation for stating a best-before date will change in the Netherlands. This can have consequences for the best before date information on your products. In the Netherlands, the legislation for indic...

Saving money by using an automated washing line

21 June 2022

At Jungpflanzen Lüske, in the north of Germany, LETS has delivered and installed a new automated washing line. According to the manager, Martin Lubbe, the previous washing system did not meet the current requirements....

Nutrilab has a passion for food safety

20 June 2022

Nutrilab acts as a loyal partner in guaranteeing and monitoring food safety. Our customers must be able to rely on us at all times. Even in these turbulent times. We therefore continue to offer all facilities you are acc...

FAVV: Residues on fruit and vegetables not harmful

16 June 2022

Residues from plant protection products on fruit and vegetables do not constitute a danger to our health, according to the FAVV (Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain). This conclusion follows from an analysis ...