The Benefits of Certification

It’s the era of the conscientious consumer. Today’s customers aren’t just seeking out healthier products, they’re also focused on ecological impact and sustainability. Meeting those expectations is only half the battle. Demonstrating your company’s mission and values is just as important, and there’s no better way to achieve this than through certifying your food products. What is the Purpose of …

Food Safety Risks of Packaging

When we talk about food safety, packaging may not be the first thing that comes to mind, but it’s a critical element of keeping food safe. Packaging not only maintains product freshness and prevents spoilage, but also displays important information like ingredients and expiration dates. Packaging mishaps can wreak havoc on manufacturing companies and compromise the integrity of their products. …

Food Fraud Prevention

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the disruption it brought to global supply chains, and the diminished level of surveillance, food authenticity experts predict an increase in food fraud cases. Already, 12,000 tons of illegal food products have been seized in Europe. In order to fight the frequency of food fraud, we must fully understand what it is and what systems …

The Challenges of Pet Food Processing

While the subject of food safety is primarily focused on protecting people, a 2007 recall made headlines and brought to light the importance of pet food safety. Due to the deliberate contamination of wheat gluten and rice protein, more than 60 million containers of pet food and treats were affected. In a four-week span, the FDA received over 14,000 reports, …