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Analysis of Flavonoids in Juices with the ACQUITY QDa Detector
By Tracy Mui, Prabhakar Kasturi, Jinchuan Yang, Rich DeMuro and Joe Romano

The Waters® ACQUITY UPLC H-Class System with the ACQUITY QDa Detector offers the best balance of selectivity, usability and affordability for flavonoids analysis.

Analysis of Flavonoids in Juices with the ACQUITY QDa Detector
Moving beyond NSF H1: What the ISO 21469 Lubricant Standard Means for Food Safety
By Klüber Lubrication

End-users benefit from assurance through third-party process audits and product analysis that the ISO 21469-compliant lubricants will consistently meet food safety requirements.

 

Moving beyond NSF H1: What the ISO 21469 Lubricant Standard Means for Food Safety
Safety in the Air: How Processors can Close the Door on Airborne Contamination Threats
By Stephanie Sparks

Air quality is often overlooked as a source of contamination in food processing environments.

 

Safety in the Air: How Processors can Close the Door on Airborne Contamination Threats
Streamlined Microbiological Workflows for the Detection of Listeria monocytogenes in Food
By Rolf Ossmer, Volker Lanz and Andreas Bubert

A detailed workflow and data for Listeria monocytogenes detection according to ISO 11290-1 is presented.

Streamlined Microbiological Workflows for the Detection of <i>Listeria monocytogenes</i> in Food
Utilizing Fill Level Monitoring in Beverage and Food Packaging
By Andrew Lisa

The goal of fill level inspection is to ensure that any metal cans, glass bottles, plastic bottles or composite containers are filled to exactly the correct height.

 

Utilizing Fill Level Monitoring in Beverage and Food Packaging
Controlling Allergens in Food Manufacturing Plants
By Camila Gadotti, M.S.

Allergens are responsible for the majority of food recalls in the U.S. today.

Controlling Allergens in Food Manufacturing Plants
Analytical Method Validation of Food Safety Tests – Demonstrating Fitness-for-Purpose
By Sara Stead, Ph.D.

Validation of methods for food safety testing should be based on robust, accurate data.

 

Analytical Method Validation of Food Safety Tests – Demonstrating Fitness-for-Purpose
A New Unique Detection Technology for “Invisible” Foreign Bodies
By Food Radar

Although detection technologies have come a long way, low-density foreign bodies are still invisible to all established detection systems—until now.

A New Unique Detection Technology for “Invisible” Foreign Bodies
Using Quality Tools and Metrics for Comparison of Error Potential in Pathogen Testing Methods
By Maureen Harte, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt

The FMEA is now seen as an important analysis tool to be used in conjunction with the HACCP to ensure quality and brand protection. This piece details cumulative findings from a study of proficiency test data in which labs were testing for the presence or absence of four common pathogens, Escherichia coli 0157:H7, Salmonella spp., Listeria monocytogenes and Campylobacter spp. in proficiency samples.

The Four Pillars that Will Transform the Food and Beverage Industry
By Colin Thurston

Agile food and beverage companies must rest on a platform that is supported by four pillars: integration, innovation, automation and business intelligence.

The Four Pillars that Will Transform the Food and Beverage Industry
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