Experts are this month celebrating a major milestone in the global eradication of polo, but warn that problems with the cold chain can still render vaccines ineffective.
According to the US Centres for Diseases, the second of the three forms… Continue reading
The failure of the Scabine vaccine on lambs in New Zealand has been put down to a problem in the ‘cold chain’, says a chief veterinarian.
Reports show that a vaccine for ‘orf’ or contagious pustular dermatitis in sheep had… Continue reading
Whilst there is plenty of information about the temperature regulations in place for ensuring food safety, there are other ways in which you can prevent contamination and ill health. One of these ways is through storing food in the correct… Continue reading
The difference between best before and use by dates on food can often cause trouble when trying to stick to food regulations. So what distinguishes the two?
Use by dates
Use by dates are placed on food items that will… Continue reading
Grimsby based The Saucy Fish Co is set to launch across eight US states, through US supermarket chain Giant.
The fish and sauce convenience product will be available in 390 Giant-Carlisle and Giant-Landover stores from March 2014. The launch will… Continue reading
The big news in the food industry this month has been the announcement that Scottish frozen food retailer Farmfoods has become the UK’s fastest growing grocer, after announcing a 44% year-on-year growth.
This statistic follows Kantar Worldpanel statistics showing a… Continue reading
Speakers at the annual British Frozen Food Federation business conference have noted that the food industry must share information with its customers in order to win back consumer trust, following the horse meat scandal of 2013.
Key speakers included Dr… Continue reading
Data logging or monitoring, put simply, is the process of collecting, analysing and saving data.
Data logging is used in monitoring systems where it is impossible, or unproductive for a human to collect the information. The systems used are also… Continue reading
Research at the University of Warwick has shown a way of preserving blood for longer than the present limit of 42 days.
Currently, blood donations can only be refrigerated for 42 days at -20°c until passing its use-by date, as… Continue reading
Here are seven key ways in which you can ensure that food is stored safely in your food service establishment…
- Ensure that all food is stored in air tight containers, as once the food has contact with air it will… Continue reading