ADULTERATION OF FOODSTUFF

Adulteration of foodstuff Food Fraud Food adulteration can pose health risks. In China melamine was used to give the impression that dairy products were high in protein. Due to this contamination, many infants fed with these adulterated products became ill. As a...

FOOD CONTACT MATERIALS & MIGRATION

Food contact materials – Migration The packaging materials currently used for food are: Metal, ceramics, glass, paper, cellulose products – cellophane, plastic – rubber and other elastomers, coatings, paints and lacquers According to the directive of...

BIOLOGICAL HAZARDS

Biological Safety (GMOs) In recent years, molecular biological research introduced new information into the genome of plants. The novel food regulation demands that food containing raw material from such plants must be declared. Therefore the food industry is obliged...

PESTICIDES

Pesticides Pesticides are plant protecting products and products for combating parasites. They are used in agricultural cultivation or after the harvest as, among other things, insecticides, herbicides or fungicides to protect the crop and the harvested materials from...