Food Regulation, Food Labeling, Import Regulation

Local Food Systems: Clarifying Current Research

  There is one consistent response to questions about the research behind the benefits of local food systems: it depends. This is due, in part, to the fact that there is no single definition for “local” food. Therefore, none of the benefits of local food systems is ...
Dara Bloom
Joanna Lelekacs
Rebecca Dunning
NC Coorporative Extension

Evaluation of Single or Double Hurdle Sanitizer Applications in Simulated Field or Packing Shed Operations for Cantaloupes Contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes

  Listeria monocytogenes contamination of cantaloupes has become a serious concern as contaminated cantaloupes led to a deadly outbreak in the United States in 2011. To reduce cross-contamination between cantaloupes and to reduce resident populations on contaminated melons, application of...
Cathy C. Webb
Marilyn C. Erickson
Lindsey E. Davey
Michael P. Doyle
Agriculture

Effects of Oregano, Cinnamon, and Sweet Fennel Essential Oils and Their Blends on Foodborne Microorganisms

  Essential oils (EO) have stood out for their potential application as antimicrobial agents, playing an important role in ensuring food quality and safety. In addition, the synergistic effect of EO blends can improve action spectrum for more effective applications. The purpose of...
R. Ribeiro-Santos
L. A. F. Ventura
D. C. Santos
N. R. Melo
B. S. Costa
International Food Research Journal

Evaluation of Microbiological Criteria and Quality of Packed Fruit Juices

  The packed fruit juices play an important role in fulfilling nutritional requirements of consumers at affordable prices. The composition of these juices is based on standard requirements of the consumers; the integrity of composition depends upon the storage and freezing conditions...
N.G. Batra
A. Sharma
N. Agarwal
International Food Research Journal

In-house Method Validation and Occurrence of Alpha-, Beta-endosulfan, Endosulfan Sulphate, Lambda-cyhalothrin, Procymidone and Trifluralin Residues in Strawberry

  A method for determination of organohalogen pesticides in strawberry by gas chromatography with electron capture detection was validated and applied in a monitoring program. Linearity, matrix effects, and day effect were evaluated for the analytes alpha-endosulfan, beta-endosulfan,...
Alexandre Augusto Soares
Eliane Hooper Amaral
Leandro Augusto Ferreira de Sousa
Scheilla Vitorino Carvalho de Souza
Roberto Gonçalves Junqueira
Food Science and Technology

Organically Produced Foods

  Food labelling is the primary means of communication between the producer and seller of food on one hand, and the purchaser and consumer on the other. The Codex Alimentarius standards and guidelines on food labelling are published in a specific volume: Food Labelling. In addition to the...
World Health Organization
World Health Organization

Alimentos Producidos Orgánicamente

  Estas directrices se han preparado con el fin de ofrecer un enfoque concertado respecto a los requisitos que socalzan la producción, el etiquetado y la producción de propiedades de los alimentos producidos orgánicamente. La finalidad de estas directrices es: Proteger a...
World Health Organization
World Health Organization

Setting up and Running a Small Food Business

  This is the first in a series of manuals on small-scale food processing, compiled by contributors from several developing countries. Intended as a practical guide for people starting or operating a food business, it covers a range of topics including: hygiene, equipment, product testing,...
Keith Atkinson
Barrie Axtell
Saliou Diop
Eyabi Eyabi George Divine
Peter Fellows
Happiness Mchomvu
Peggy Oti-Boateng
Robinah Sobano
Rosemary Wanjau
Rodah Zulu
CTA

Directrices sobre Etiquetado Nutricional

  A. DECLARACIÓN DE NUTRIENTES La información que se facilite tendrá por objeto suministrar a los consumidores un perfil adecuado de los nutrientes contenidos en el alimento y que se considera son de importancia nutricional. Dicha información no deberá hacer...
Food and Agriculture Organization
Food and Agriculture Organization

Guidance for Industry: A Food Labeling Guide

  1. INTRODUCTION 2. BACKGROUND 3. GENERAL FOOD LABELING REQUIREMENTS 4. NAME OF FOOD 5. NET QUANTITY OF CONTENTS STATEMENTS 6. INGREDIENT LISTS  7. NUTRITION LABELING 8. CLAIMS 9. APPENDIX A: DEFINITIONS OF NUTRIENT CONTENT CLAIMS 10. APPENDIX B: ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR NUTRIENT...
Food and Drug Administration
Food and Drug Administration