Allergen Management 101

Out of 337 total food recalls in 2019, 52% were due to undeclared allergens. These results are generally determined through laboratory testing, and include the “Big Eight” allergens: Peanuts Milk Eggs Fish Shellfish Wheat Tree nuts Soybeans Products containing undeclared allergens pose a serious threat to those with food allergies. In fact, F.A.R.E. (Food Allergy Research & Education) estimates that …

Product Quality as a Driver of Success

While every company looks for cost-saving opportunities, one of the biggest costs for manufacturing operations is poor product quality. The disposal of food materials (an estimated 2 billion pounds per year!) and lost labor hours can have a huge impact on your bottom line. In order to prevent wasted time and materials, companies should take a strategic approach to improving …