As the clock counts down to the EU’s mandatory food labelling rule changes – due to be enforced on December 13 2014 – we chart reaction to the legislation in quotes from people responsible for making sense of the new rules.
Higher sensitivity meat testing is demanded by the industry in the wake of the horse meat scandal, says Campden BRI, which provides technical, legislative and scientific support to the food and drinks industry.
Campden BRI, food and drink research and services, has seen a surge in companies looking for advice on the European Union’s Food Information to Consumers (FIC) Regulation and how to comply with the impending deadline.
Lawrence Staniforth, contracts manager for UK institiute Campden BRI's Heat Resistance and Decontamination unit, talks to FoodProductionDaily.com about its latest projects, and the current talking points, in the field of hygiene and cleaning.
Campden BRI and the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST) has launched a Europe-wide Dragons Den-style food innovation competition in the UK to inspire students pursuing a food industry career.
Leading food research firm Campden BRI claims that its refinement of a sensory assessment technique called ‘Napping’ offers real potential for European food firms seeking to record the qualities of new products or consumer reactions to them.
A new research project suggests there is a wide gap between what consumers say their ethical and environmental concerns are, and what they actually buy; food companies should assess the impact the info they provide.
Food and beverage companies should aim to address all their reformulation issues at the same time as replacing Southampton colours, say Campden BRI experts, as subsequent changes to the matrix can affect the stability of natural hues.
Partnering with an external research organisation can bring new insights into ingredient uses, and help develop new tools to meet manufacturers’ pressing needs, according to National Starch Food Innovation.
Food hygiene managers are set to gain a greater insight into good techniques for the cleaning and disinfection of factories, with a conference organised to support guidelines published by Campden BRI earlier this year.