Food Safety and Plant-Based Meats

Food Safety and Plant-Based Meats

Plant-based foods have grown in popularity over the past few years, with sales increasing by double digits in 2020. According to Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA), the plant-based food industry is valued at $7 billion with milk as the top seller followed by meat. As the market continues to evolve, so do food safety concerns over the technical challenges of formulating meat alternatives.
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7 Ancient Methods of Food Preservation

7 Ancient Methods of Food Preservation

Since the beginning of time, humans had to get creative when it came to survival. Ancient cultures around the world had to harness nature for local food sources while acclimating to the climate. Whether hunting or harvesting, food preservation allowed man to plan ahead and form a food supply. This was not only crucial for survival, but also for putting down roots and establishing communities.
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Identifying Potentially Hazardous Food

Identifying Potentially Hazardous Food

Potentially hazardous food (PHFs) is a food safety term used to describe foods that support the growth of pathogens that can cause foodborne illnesses. A PHF can be identified by three characteristics; a food that contains moisture, protein, and is slightly acidic.
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Case Study: Food & Beverage Biotech Company Selects MadgeTech for Thermal Validation

Case Study: Food & Beverage Biotech Company Selects MadgeTech for Thermal Validation

Supporting more than 2,500 companies worldwide, a distinguished biotech organization in the UK selects MadgeTech data loggers to assist with testing and analysis.
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MadgeTech Announces Temperature Mapping and Validation Services

MadgeTech Announces Temperature Mapping and Validation Services

A global leader in data logging technology for 25 years, MadgeTech is taking its expertise to the next level with the launch of its on-site Mapping and Validation Services. No matter the location, MadgeTech will come to you and perform an in-depth temperature mapping study based on your specific needs and industry requirements.
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Preventing Food Waste: A Global Responsibility

Preventing Food Waste: A Global Responsibility

From scraps to unspoiled foods, almost half of the food produced worldwide is wasted somewhere along the food supply chain. According to World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Tesco, 40% of the food grown goes uneaten, and it’s having a huge impact on our climate.
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How Heat Affects Foods and Their Flavors

How Heat Affects Foods and Their Flavors

Applying high temperatures in food processing is a common form of preparation, as well as an effective preventative measure against harmful pathogens. However, heat can also dramatically change both the texture and flavor of food, which can alter a dish, whether it’s for better or worse.
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What is GMP?

What is GMP?

Hundreds of millions of Americans rely on life-saving and sustaining medications and medical devices every day. Ensuring the drugs and devices that they depend on are not contaminated is critical for the health of the country, and the responsibility of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
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FDA Considers Strengthening Food Traceability Rules

FDA Considers Strengthening Food Traceability Rules

Public comment has ended for a proposed rule that would establish additional traceability recordkeeping requires under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). If approved, this new rule would help the FDA quickly identify who received adulterated food in order to further prevent foodborne illness outbreaks. Source: MadgeTech…

New Regulations in Effect for U.S

New Regulations in Effect for U.S. Egg Producers

There are big changes underway for the egg industry following the recent passage of the Egg Products Inspection Regulations. Since 1970, the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Services (FSIS) has been operating under the Egg Products Inspection Act (EPIA), but the new regulations will now bring egg products more in line with the safety standards applied to meat and poultry products. Source: MadgeTech…