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According to the Voedingscentrum (Food Centre), roughly 700,000 people are affected by food poisoning annually. Despite the tips and warnings, it all seems like a lost cause. 

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Oh, what fun!

According to the Voedingscentrum (Food Centre), roughly 700,000 people are affected by food poisoning annually. Despite the tips and warnings, it all seems like a...

Toine Timmermans: “I’m arguing for large-scale waste stream efforts”

We have to end the linear model in the meat supply chain, where everything is centred on efficiency and intensity. That is the opinion of WUR researcher Toine...

Hygiene is a way of life

Last month, we were in India, which is an up-and-coming, promising economy. We were exploring the options for starting a laboratory there. What struck me was that...

Progressively less centralised installation

The food industry is changing with a strong tendency towards decentralisation. By placing IO modules in the field and connecting entrances and exits to the control...

Food safe?

The building. Two years ago, my wife and I were photographing the unbelievably beautiful, expanded-metal facade of the Wüstenrot Bausparkasse...

Disinfecting alcohol cloths

PAL TX Alcohol disinfecting cloths have been developed into order to quickly and safely disinfect surfaces. Rinsing is not necessary afterwards. They are very well...

Production automation at Zwanenberg Oss

After Zwanenberg Food Group acquired the Unilever factory in Oss, there was a need for new automation. The current Unilever system had to be replaced quickly. Due...

Improved hygienic design

Belt disinfection with UVC light keeps conveyor belts free of bacteria and saves businesses money spent on cleaning and downtime. However, it is a challenge to keep...

Allergen control

My oldest daughter brought a letter home from school. There will soon be a new boy in her class. He has a severe peanut allergy. The letter contained an urgent...

Tracing based on the blockchain

Bureau Veritas is launching Origin, a tracing label for the entire course taken by a foodstuff, from farm to table. This solution was presented in Tokyo on 5 March...

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