Articles Tagged with ''allergens''

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Food allergen tests

February 6, 2014
Designed with 3 lines of detection, Neogen Reveal 3-D food allergen tests are used to screen for the presence of low levels of allergens in rinses and on environmental swabs.
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Using color to ensure food safety

Colors can help minimize cross-contamination or adulteration and ensure procedures are followed.
October 11, 2013

 One company has developed a series of allergen tags that can be used not only for products in the warehouse, but also work-in-process and process records. 

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UK Food Standards Agency invites applications for food allergy research project

The project will investigate the preferences of people with food allergies when eating outside of the home.
October 7, 2013
The project will investigate the preferences of people with food allergies when eating outside of the home.
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Undeclared allergens remain majority cause of recall incidents

About two-thirds of recalls involved undeclared allergens.
August 21, 2013
About two-thirds of recalls involved undeclared allergens.
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Vision inspection sees what humans may miss

Increased packaging line speeds have made it more difficult for human inspectors to reliably remove nonconforming items.
May 28, 2013

Vision systems can inspect products accurately at very high speeds, making them an important component of many producers’ food safety plans.

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FSIS announces verification of product formulation and labeling for most common food allergens

Undeclared allergens are the result of a failure in hazard analysis.
May 28, 2013

Ingredient suppliers and formulation changes led to most undeclared allergen recalls.

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FDA’s third annual Reportable Food Registry report shows increase in food contamination incidents

Fresh produce and undeclared allergen reports increased most.
May 28, 2013

In three cases, submissions made to the RFR alerted FDA early to potential public health issues before potentially harmful products reached the marketplace.

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IDFA supports threshold levels for food allergens

The organization also called for a review of tree nuts for allergen potential.
February 18, 2013
The organization also called for a review of tree nuts for allergen potential.
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Food Allergies

FDA requests comments on food allergens

Information to be part of food allergy risk assessment
December 14, 2012
The requested information will be part of a food allergy risk assessment.
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Food Safety: Verify, verify, verify

April 5, 2012
Recent rash of recalls reinforces the importance of a sound allergen control plan.

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