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Is Amazon sounding the death knell for the barcode?

Amazon Go is ruffling more than a few feathers in supermarket land. It opened its first store in Seattle in January 2018 and has just announced intentions of opening two...


Action needed to reduce acrylamide

Acrylamide is not a natural ingredient of food — it is basically a processing contaminant that is probably carcinogenic.

Ingredients 22 May, 2018

Unravelling the complexities of conformity

Manufacturers are under immense pressure to repeatedly produce conforming, high-quality, safe and well-presented packaged food to meet industry requirements.

Processing 22 May, 2018

The real energy consumption of vacuum pumps

The motor with the smaller number in front of the kW specification does not necessarily use less power than the 'larger' drive.

Processing 21 May, 2018

Smartphones to become detectors for foodborne illnesses

Purdue researchers have developed technology that allows smartphones to detect foodborne pathogens.

Processing 21 May, 2018

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Why the food industry is nicer than the banking industry

Why the food industry is nicer than the banking industry

The apparent greed and lack of ethics in the banking industry are in the headlines — it's a pity the generosity of the food industry...

Article 11 May, 2018
Ingredients
Action needed to reduce acrylamide

Action needed to reduce acrylamide

Acrylamide is not a natural ingredient of food — it is basically a processing contaminant that is probably carcinogenic.

Article 22 May, 2018
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Fast food impacts women's fertility

Fast food impacts women's fertility

Women who frequently eat fruit fall pregnant faster than women who consume fast food regularly.

Article 16 May, 2018
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