Food allergens: how regulations are changing the global food safety landscape

Food allergies are on the rise. Studies show that food allergies are increasing around the world, for both children and adults.1 Scientists are researching ways to reverse or treat allergies, but the only current treatment – besides antihistamines to reduce symptoms – is to avoid consuming specific foods that trigger reactions. Avoiding allergens in foods … Continue reading “Food allergens: how regulations are changing the global food safety landscape”

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Ensuring high-quality and safe food: monitoring for spoilage organisms and allergens

None of us likes to be surprised by opening a container of butter and discovering it’s rancid. Nor do we enjoy reaching into a bag of apples to find a soft and squishy one. Food spoilage is inevitable for most products, but certain microorganisms can accelerate the decaying process. Improper storage and handling can expose … Continue reading “Ensuring high-quality and safe food: monitoring for spoilage organisms and allergens”

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Sharpen your expertise at the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Conference

Trying to decide if you should take time out of your schedule to attend a conference? It’s a chance to hear from experts around the globe, find out more about common industry challenges and discover new ways to solve them in the constantly-changing world of food safety. The 2019 GFSI annual global conference is focused … Continue reading “Sharpen your expertise at the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Conference”