Committee finalizes review of Northern Ireland Beef and Lamb Farm Quality Assurance Scheme

IRELAND – The Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC), under the guidance of the FQAS Standard Setting Committee, has finalized the review of the Northern Ireland Beef and Lamb Farm Quality Assurance Scheme (NIBL FQAS) expected to take effect from November 1, 2022. The formal review process, which began last autumn, saw the committee complete a root and branch review of…

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Air Products develops digital intelligence tool to enhance freezing efficacy

U.S – Air Products, a provider of industrial gas, has introduced a new digital intelligence solution that enables food companies to remotely monitor and manage their freezers, increasing productivity and minimizing product loss. Food manufacturers can now have more understanding of the cryogenic freezing process thanks to Air Products Smart Technologies’ (APST) usage of sensor and wireless communications technology. Production…

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FSSAI launches Food Safety and Standards (Labelling and Display) amendments

INDIA – The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has launched the Food Safety and Standards (Labelling and Display) First Amendment Regulations, 2022, which establish standards for product shelf life and nutritional information. The amendment stipulates that cholesterol content must only be disclosed for products containing fats of animal origin and when total fat content is greater than…

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Ghana launches mobile application to support fish farming

GHANA – Ghana has launched a mobile application that supports fish farming management and marketing, wrapping up a three-year study on aquaculture enhancement in the nation. The fish farm tracker App offers a computerized solution for business and economic management, general record keeping, data collection, administration of production, basic fish health and water quality monitoring, and management of fish farms.…

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