Our NPD person has returned from their exotic travels and are now busy in the kitchen making up product samples. Have they: Got a raw material specification for this new…
Up to 20 million European citizens are food allergic. However, allergen management by patients and health practitioners, and allergen risk assessments, by the industry is thwarted by lack of evidence to either prevent food allergy developing or to enable allergen labelling and food specifications to protect adequately those who are already allergic.
Another example of why we need as an industry to tackle nutritional labelling at all points in the food industry supply chain.
FSAI survey indicates weaknesses in food allergen controls amongst surveyed food manufacturers
With allergen thresholds likely over the coming years this is a good example of how supplier audit and supplier risk management which is traditionally seen as an overhead can be turned to business advantage to support customers looking for cleaner allergen labelling.
Thoughts on how a sustainable UK food & drink sector is also a global leader.
The possible emergence of industry action levels for allergens are already incorporated into the QADEX Vision development roadmap
Useful steps towards identifying maximum levels of allergens should appear later this year
QADEX unveil the only solution in the food industry which is able to automatically identify possible mis labelled allergens on raw material specifications