Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of food quality, safety, origin and traceability and this is exerting greater pressure on processors to keep track of every component in the manufacturing process.
Tetra Pak says it wants to promote the benefits of responsibly sourced sustainable timber and has joined IKEA and Kingfisher to analyse the impact of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification.
Industry should put less emphasis on the cost of relabelling and remember the cost of plummetting consumer confidence, according to a European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) campaign to extend mandatory meat...
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) India has closed down a packaging plant for palm olein oil after it discovered the owner was reusing old tins for the product, which...
Small brands are reacting to food labelling changes more slowly than larger peers and risk a last-minute scramble to meet Food Information for Consumers (FIC) Regulation requirements, according to GS1...
Barcodes in the food and beverage industry will play an even more critical role, according to Global Vision automated proofreading technologies.
The celebrity chef at the centre of an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) ruling on misleading labelling has apologised to consumers and claimed the transgression was an innocent mistake.
The AIPIA Congress will feature presentations by packaging, food, and government representatives to hammer out ways smart packaging can promote traceability, product security, sustainability, and more.
The company’s eSeal RFID packaging technology is designed to increase the security of food products, and facilitate traceability.
Sidel has issued a warning after several customers, suppliers and key partners were the target of Internet-based fraud attempts.
The support program is designed to guide food packaging and processing operations through the ins and outs of effective use of coding and marking equipment.
Bühler is standing out from the competition by using InGaAs (indium-gallium-arsenide) technology in its Sortex sorters, which is similar to infrared detectors used in night vision goggles.
For traceability to work, food industry stakeholders must create and share a common language on safety and sourcing, according to one industry expert.
One industry expert says traceability technology is evolving in response to consumer desires, in addition to regulatory requirements.
The global standards organization is stressing the importance of improved traceability in the food supply chain worldwide, to keep consumers safe and regulators happy.
‘Across the country, farmers markets with local purveyors plying dirt-dusted produce and artisanal cheeses are a routine and revered part of life during the spring-to-fall growing season.
Mekitec food inspection systems is expanding in India and looking for distribution partners to sell and offer service support for its x-ray technology.
A supermarket has issued a nationwide recall of its Baby Macro Organic Tomato Chicken with Pasta Puree after a mother found a metal blade inside the packaging.
FMI Connect, the annual food event, is focusing on technology and services that increase the safety of food across the supply chain.
Luceo has launched an updated version of its machine to detect packaging with sealing and labelling integrity defects.
‘As consumers lead increasingly active, on-the-go lifestyles, demand for convenient meals continues to grow and drive opportunity for ready-to-eat (RTE) and prepared foods manufacturers.
As part of FoodProductionDaily’s ongoing series of 60-second interviews with the movers and shakers of the food and beverage industry, we caught up with Sam Millar, director of technology, Campden...
Coca-Cola Hellenic has signed a deal with Sedex to share and manage its supply chain data and ensure ethical and responsible sourcing standards.
Laser Application Technologies has received a thumbs up from the US Food and Drug Administration for its Natural Light Labeling system, designed to get rid of stick-on produce labels.
Loma Systems biggest challenge is competition in China and across Asia where manufacturers are developing low cost machines at a higher output rate than before.
Coding and marking equipment geared toward food packaging must keep up with the ever-changing demands placed on the food industry, according to one Videojet leader.