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Slaughtering at night when it's hot isn't allowed yet

Pig slaughterhouses should be able to start slaughtering earlier in the night in warm weather, otherwise the temperature will rise too high. This is what various organisations, companies and stakeholders say to the NOS. ..

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Alternative

10 September 2019

Sometimes you just have to get out of the rat race of agendas, the dictatorship of the clock, the everyday humdrum. My basic ingredients for a fine holiday are simple: a tent a sleeping bag, a sleeping mat. Away from the...

Search for balance in ingredients

10 September 2019

Less sugar, salt and fat – more natural products and ingredients. Less meat and other animal proteins – more vegetal alternatives. Fewer pesticides and CO2 emission – more attention to nature and the climate. All in all,...

Time and distance

10 September 2019

To me, holidays are taking time to sit down and reflect. At such a moment when I am not considering past or future, at least not further than our meal tonight, my son asks me: ‘Why do the beans we eat come all the way fr...

Product information has become more transparent

10 September 2019

Food products consist of ingredients that have a combined value. Nutritional value, of course, there is more. Such as the emotional value and CO2 value. For the creation of value, marketing and transparency, reliable pro...

Heroin or saffron: who wins?

10 September 2019

The price of heroin is sometimes lower than that of pure saffron. Cost price 20 -25,000 euros/kg. Its scarcity and price make saffron very interesting to commit fraud with. For organised crime it is excellently suited to...

Chance does not exist

10 September 2019

Does that happen to you as well, that all pieces suddenly fit together without you even knowing that you were laying a puzzle? It happens to me regularly. During the summer months, I received a mail from a project lea...

Brexit ‘no-deal' be prepared

05 September 2019

Acht weken voordat het Verenigd Koninkrijk zich op 31 oktober 2019 uit de Europese Unie terugtrekt, herhaalt de Commissie in haar zesde mededeling over de voorbereidingen voor de brexit haar oproep tot alle belanghebbend...

BRC8 - Theme meeting at Cloetta Turnhout

02 September 2019

The new BRC version has been active since February 2019: BRC 8. Many companies are still struggling to get the new requirements implemented. How will the auditor assess this, is our company sufficiently prepared? Changes...

Ministry leaves choice of vegetable or animal food to citizen

01 September 2019

The government aims for a good and healthy balance in the ratio of animal and vegetable proteins in the diet of the consumer, without restricting the freedom of choice of the citizen. That is what Minister Schouten of Ag...

‘Technically, (almost) everything is already possible’

10 June 2019

Prof.dr.ir Andy van den Dobbelsteen has been professor of Climate Design & Sustainability at TU Delft for 10 years now. The Climate Design & Sustainability chair is close to the technical side of engineering. His...

About guys, quakes and cracks

10 June 2019

I was at a friend’s party. The room was full. The conversation was about our construction and renovation issues. A woman, who lives in an old house, was worried. She spoke about cracks in the facade that had been there f...

Listeria, blessing or curse?

10 June 2019

Listeria monocytogenes; no matter how small the bacterium is, it can be food producers’ worst nightmare. Because Listeria is all around us and not easy to control. The chilled fresh section in the supermarket is onl...

Cooling/freezing and CO2 reduction

10 June 2019

You get the highest return on your cooling installation at night. What do we do with solar panels on the roof of a cold store? Use them to freeze during the day! If the cold store is 25 m high, you only get about a quart...

Necessary evil

10 June 2019

Biodiversity on earth has fallen drastically in recent years. In the Netherlands and elsewhere, at least 613 animal species have disappeared since 1900. The main cause: HUMANS. Forest clearing, road construction, trade i...

Ambassadors

10 June 2019

Many decisions, except for the price, are made based on a gut feeling. If you have faith in something which is confirmed by a relation with a positive experience, that is often the final push someone needs to say yes. Ev...