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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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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...

Give it a good scrub

09 October 2018

Basically, I'm not a camping person. But even so, I plunged into the 'back to basics' camping life this summer. I loved it, the outdoor living with only the bare necessities was refreshing. And yet... there was one as...

From BRC Food to BRC Food 8

09 October 2018

In August 2018, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) came with a new version of the Global Standard Food Safety, the 8th version of this standard. One of the key issues in version 8 is the involvement of every layer of th...

Super simple

09 October 2018

Cleaning and disinfection is a recurring theme in our magazine. That's no surprise, as it is one of the most important subjects in the food industry. You can easily say it's of vital importance. You cannot guarantee f...

Meer voedselinfecties in 2017

02 October 2018

In 2017 registreerde de Nederlandse Voedsel- en Warenautoriteit (NVWA) in totaal 666 uitbraken voedselinfecties en –vergiftigingen, waarbij 2.995 mensen ziek werden. In 2016 lag dat aantal nog op 594 uitbraken met 2731 z...

Investing or paying the consequences...

01 October 2018

Building a good reputation often takes years. Destroying your good name can happen much quicker: in food it can depend on only one recall. Every week there are recall actions. Some more serious than the other. The labels...

HAK factory rebuild for new legume line

26 September 2018

The factory has been located in Giessen since it was founded, the apple sauce is still in great demand and the quality is consistently high. But a lot has changed at HAK. Recently, a new pouch line was introduced, for wh...

Nederlanders eten ongemerkt gezonder

21 September 2018

De levensmiddelenindustrie en supermarkten zijn er wederom in geslaagd de receptuur van producten te veranderen, waardoor Nederlanders (ongemerkt) gezonder kunnen eten. Elk jaar worden er afspraken gemaakt - in het Akkoo...

Crate washing far below standard

17 September 2018

At least 56% of the companies do not carry out hygiene inspections after cleaning crates for food and goods. This is the conclusion of independent research into the hygiene and quality level of crate washing in the Nethe...

Preventing bacteria on meat!

11 September 2018

Theo Legters, Manager Operations at T. Boer en Zn. is a veteran in the meat industry and has a clear view on hygiene. His motto: “Don’t combat symptoms, but combat the problem at the source”.   Theo Legters likes to g...