Intertek Blog: Food & Agriculture
07 Nov 2023
Increased use of Technology Exposes Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities
06 Oct 2023
Food Safety Consultant Heather Hayward outlines some of the associated risks resulting from low staff retention in restaurants and solutions to help.
18 Aug 2023
Understanding the significance of honeybees in ecosystems, their role in the maintenance of global food security, and current risks to their populations
15 Aug 2023
Achieving a good result in a food safety audit is one of the key objectives of any food factory Technical or Quality Manager if they are on their journey to third-party certification.
11 Aug 2023
Overview of key changes to the European Food Contact Plastics Regulation under (EU) 2023/1442
27 Jun 2023
An expert view from an Intertek honey authenticity scientist
21 Mar 2023
Navigating the Changing Regulations in the United States
10 Feb 2023
Shining a spotlight on Intertek's women in science: An interview with Joanne Hubbard, Technical Specialist Manager, UK Food Services
12 Jan 2023
HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points) is an internationally recognised risk-based system utilised throughout the food supply chain
18 Oct 2022
Data Gaps and How to Fill Them
06 Oct 2022
In an ever-changing world, establishing and maintaining a food safety programme is not enough. Every organisation must strive for continual improvement to stay compliant, relevant, and successful
30 Aug 2022
In light of new European legislation coming into force for pyrrolizidine alkaloids, we sat down with Joanne Hubbard and Patrick McNamara, Technical Specialist Managers for the UK and Global markets at Intertek, to discuss these natural contaminants
31 May 2022
In the hot seat: Acrylamide-related changes to California Proposition 65 Regulations for foods that undergo cooking or heat processing
Injunction for acrylamide-related lawsuits upheld and new proposed warnings labels for acrylamide in food
18 Aug 2020
Identifying the risk of food fraud during the COVID-19 pandemic and best practices for protecting food authenticity
01 May 2020
An Overview of Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) & Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC)
21 Oct 2019
Health Canada Releases Final Regulations
30 Apr 2019
16 Apr 2019
What you need to know...
09 Apr 2019
Navigating Changing Regulations in Canada, the US, and the EU
22 Jan 2019
Are you aware of the changes implemented in this new version?
27 Nov 2018
Uncovering challenges, regulations and trends in this rising industry
10 Apr 2018
Ensuring the safety of polymers used in food contact materials
27 Feb 2018
Manufacturers must respond to Japanese authorities to keep additives on the list
20 Jun 2017
The addition of furfuryl alcohol, a natural by-product of thermal food processing, to the Proposition 65 list will likely result in added litigation risks for food/beverage manufacturers selling products in California.
09 May 2017
Moving Towards More Realistic Assumptions
15 Mar 2017
New industry guidelines will help reduce inconsistency and add clarity for consumers
02 Dec 2016
The latest developments on dietary fiber may have a major impact on many companies currently making "dietary fiber" declarations in the U.S.
11 Nov 2016
An analysis of the growth of online sales specifically within the Food Industry
10 Nov 2016
A critical step in the establishment of the new EU novel food Regulations
06 Sep 2016
After 19 years as a proposed rule, the United States (U.S.) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will finalize the criteria by which food ingredients can be concluded to be "Generally Recognized as Safe" (GRAS)
30 Aug 2016
Intertek provides insights into how the regulations in China are shaping up and the potential effects on industry.
26 Aug 2016
Some Progress but No Dramatic Changes
28 Jun 2016
Intertek's EU food regulatory expert provides insights into how the regulations and guidance documents are shaping up and potential effects on industry.
21 Jun 2016
The threat of settlement fees from notices of violation continue to loom over businesses in California.
20 May 2016
Exploring the changes in food law 500 years since the first recorded food regulation was introduced
08 Apr 2016
OHHEA plans to impose temporary emergency regulations for canned food retailers due to possible BPA-related litigation concerns.
08 Mar 2016
Office of Dietary Supplement Program set to increase industry oversight and consumer protection in light of high profile violations
23 Feb 2016
Emerging Developments in U.S. Animal Food Regulatory Acceptance
19 Feb 2016
Deadline for Public Consultation is 31 March 2016
26 Jan 2016
New U.S. Dietary Guidelines cracks down on added sugar
08 Dec 2015
How sensory analysis can benefit your business
17 Nov 2015
Conclusions give pause but no safety concerns
03 Nov 2015
Learn more about how these changes will impact you
01 Sep 2015
Where and how often in the supply chain should food sample testing take place?
25 Aug 2015
Learn more about JECFA and how this could impact your food substance.
11 Jun 2015
With our working lives becoming increasingly pressured and time a precious commodity, why should we take time out for webinars?
08 May 2015
Public commenting period has been extended to May 11, 2015
03 Mar 2015
An analysis of accreditation and certification and the value it can add to your business, wherever you sit along the global food supply chain.
22 Sep 2014
Changes in novel food regulations will impact new and existing novel food products.
28 Aug 2014
A Farmer in Thailand was jailed for selling unripe Durian. But why? And why should we care?
18 Apr 2014
The average chunk of chocolate undergoes hundreds of assessments from the day the cocoa seed is planted.