How to prevent food contamination

Food contamination is a common concern for both consumers and food producers. Contamination can occur at any stage of food preparation or during food processing. In this post we will discuss physical and biological contamination.

  • Physical –  foreign objects
  • Biological –  e.g. bacteria, viruses and parasites 

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Carrefour and SGS launch Visual Trust in China

Carrefour and SGS successfully launched the Visual Trust initiative during the National Food Safety Week in Beijing. Visual Trust is an end-to-end digital solution that allows Chinese shoppers to check the quality and origins of their purchases by scanning food with their smartphones. 

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Achieve transparent supply chains for your small food business in 5 steps

In today’s globalized world, supply chain complexity has made it more challenging to ensure compliance of your entire supply chain. Learn how small food business owners can achieve full supply chain transparency without the resources of big companies in 5 steps.

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SGS, Transparency-One and Mars Food launch revolutionary supply chain solution

SGS and Transparency-One help Mars Food realize its ambition to source only sustainable rice for its UNCLE BEN’S® rice.

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Partnering to revolutionize supply chain transparency

SGS and Transparency-One are working with Mars Food and Blippar to revolutionize end-to-end supply chain transparency.

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How can transparency get to the bottom of the seafood supply chain?

Seafood sustainability is becoming increasingly important for consumers. It is now a key driver for seafood purchases, more important than product brand, or even price. But how can you be sure your seafood products are sustainable? Transparency-One looked at the situation today.

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4 Reasons for having a Transparent Food Supply Chain

We hear about transparency everywhere but why should you become transparent? In this blog post, Transparency-One drill down into 4 reasons that will convince you of the benefits of having transparency in your supply chain:

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Want a Better Food Supply Chain? Empower the Farmers

Since 30 years ago, multiple initiatives have created new obligations for millions of farmers. Compliance is seen as “a cost to stay in business” and not as an opportunity to improve competitiveness.  

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SGS Acquires 20 Percent Stake in Transparency-One

SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of a 20 percent stake in Transparency-One, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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Product Inspection Blog

The “Product Inspection Blog” is the first of its kind dedicated to the food and pharmaceutical industry and combines expert opinion with information about the latest technology, new regulatory and industry requirements and safety regulations.

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Discover the Benefits of the SAFE Program for your Facility

The Systems Analysis, Foreign Material Program Enhancement (SAFE) Program is designed to provide you with recommendations for ways to increase production efficiencies, reduce waste and false rejects, and provide information regarding industry best practices for foreign material prevention and detection. 

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Proper Sanitation in Meat + Poultry Facilities

Meat and poultry plants are dealing with two obstacles as they work to achieve high levels of cleanliness: avoiding contamination and maintaining the workers performing the sanitization.

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