Cocoa beans, the seeds of the tree Theobroma cacao L., are the key raw material for chocolate production that implies an extensive post-harvest process. Chocolate properties can vary depending on cocoa origin, composition and manufacturing procedure,
Traceability is the overarching term, which describes the ability to trace the history of a (food) product through its production and full life cycle. This system of traceability is basically a record of where the product has been, who was in contact
Spanish authorities have busted a suspected organized crime group selling horse meat that could have been unfit for human consumption.
The Spanish Civil Guard (Guardia Civil) was supported by Europol. The alleged criminal organization, based in the p
The traceability of agro-products are very crucial as the food with know and guaranteed origin charged a high premium; meanwhile, the authenticity of the food product is also very necessary, since the adulteration of agro-products with cheap ingredie
Two new studies by Irish environmental scientists have established a shellfish “fingerprint”, tracing the food from sea to plate with pinpoint accuracy .
It is envisaged that the breakthrough could help speed up recalls in the case of outbreaks of fo
Nestle is collaborating with blockchain provider OpenSC on a pilot for its New Zealand dairy operations that will create supply chain traceability from farm-to-fork, with a second phase set to focus on palm oil.
China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) and WeChat, the country’s messaging service giant, have jointly developed and launched the country’s first WeChat mini programme for infant formula traceability.
The United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) is seeking feedback on guidance covering traceability, recalls and withdrawals. The guidance sets out the roles and responsibilities of those involved in food safety withdrawals and recalls in the UK a
Sea to Table, a company that delivers seafood billed as sustainable and domestic, is the subject of an Associated Press report that indicates its products not always be either.
British retail giant Marks and Spencer has announced a new campaign that “shines a spotlight” on its beef traceability standards.
AN Irish food safety firm has secured a lucrative £15 million contract to provide DNA based traceability for all Swiss beef. IdentiGEN has secured the major Switzerland contract for a initial five-year period and involves the use of the company's DNA
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