Entries by Sanika Pujari

BRC Auditing – What to expect under Food Issue 8

Since its initial publication in 1998, the British Retail Consortium Global Standards (BRCGS) has arguably become the most widely used of the commercial standards for assuring the production of safe food, with more than 25,000 certified sites issued by more than 1,700 auditors under 18 different food safety categories. Initially formed to help the UK […]

Facing and Controlling Cross-Contamination in Food Processing

Cross-contamination can occur at virtually any stage in the flow of food processing, and prevention is crucial. Understanding where and how it can happen makes prevention easier, and the four most common routes of cross-contamination are outlined below: 1. One of the main means of cross-contamination is actually the individual who handles the food. For […]

GMO Labelling – What You Need to Know

The National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Act signed into law on July 29, 2016, by President Barak Obama made the United States the 65th country to demand disclosure of genetically modified foods, joining the ranks of Europe, Japan, Brazil and many others. Genetically modified food has been the center of controversy for almost a decade. A […]