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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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Future Food Group launches new PLNT brand

15 May 2020

Future Food Group has developed its own brand. Under the name PLNT it markets an extensive line of meat substitutes. Products that are not only good for people but also for our planet. With the vision of making meat subs...

The pitfalls of seduction (2)

15 May 2020

Marketing is seduction and that involves a certain exaggeration. But exaggeration is not without risks: seduction can turn into deception. And that is forbidden.   Consumer organisations have been calling for att...

Albert Heijn does online trial with food choice logo Nutri-Score

14 May 2020

Albert Heijn is starting a new trial today with the food choice logo Nutri-Score. For six weeks, the supermarket chain will place the logo on the website for approximately 2,000 products. The aim is to see whether custom...

Info crop protection products too fragmented

14 May 2020

Innovations in agriculture and horticulture follow each other in rapid succession in order to produce food ever more efficiently, sustainably and safely. That is why farmers and horticulturists need better information fl...

‘Too much focus on food safety’

12 May 2020

Improving food quality means finding a good balance between food safety and quality, argues Tiny van Boekel, emeritus professor of Product Design & Quality Management, and his co-authors in an opinion piece published...

Fifty percent of companies fear for survival due to corona crisis

12 May 2020

Nearly half of the entrepreneurs in the Dutch non-financial business sector expect their company's survival to be jeopardised if the corona crisis continues for more than six months. If the corona crisis lasts longer tha...

Key challenges post-COVID food systems

12 May 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has a large and decisive impact on public health, and generates major consequences for social relationships, economic development and food systems. Ivo Demmers and Ruerd Ruben of Wageningen Universi...

The Vista Protector enables 1.5 meter economy

28 April 2020

The Rutte government's message remains: caution is called for. Take small steps. Vista Protector is a big step towards individual and collective security. Of course we keep as much distance as possible. But sometimes tha...

NVWA: Handbook of regulations on food for specific groups

21 April 2020

The Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA) has compiled and published a manual of regulations for specific groups. The handbook focuses on nutrition for specific groups such as infants, young children, s...

Scammers active on behalf of the trade journal Voedingsindustrie

15 April 2020

As a loyal relation of the trade journal 'Voedingsindustrie', I want to warn you about scammers. Four advertisers have already been approached to place an ad and have been completely misled. Fortunately, they didn't agre...

EFSA: Food no transmission of corona virus

12 March 2020

EFSA is closely monitoring the situation regarding the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that is affecting a large number of countries across the globe. There is currently no evidence that food is a likely sourc...

Antibacterial packaging less effective for greasier meat

12 March 2020

Researchers at Food Quality and Design discovered that the effect of antibacterial packaging depends, among other things, on the fat content in the meat. The packaging is more effective with lean minced meat than normal ...

Bolscher: Butcher of the future

09 March 2020

We have to be more careful with our planet. For example, by taking a larger part of our proteins from vegetable sources and opting for sustainable energy. The brothers Roy and Chiel Bolscher, owners and directors of the ...

Duplaco: 1000 to 1500 tonnes of micro-algae per year

09 March 2020

Microalgae are on the right side of the health spectrum. After all: the single-celled plant without roots and leaves has a complete nutrient profile and multiplies every eight hours. Green fast food.  According t...

New approach to prevent noroviruses on fruit and vegetables

03 March 2020

A team of researchers from the Technical University of East-Westphalia-Lippe has investigated whether and to what extent noroviruses on fruit and vegetables can be rendered harmless by cold atomization of hydrogen peroxi...