What is collective restoration? Collective catering is understood as an activity whose objective is to provide food to a group of consumers who have similar characteristics, be they universities, schools, residences, offices, hospitals, hotels, etc. Populations destiny of collective restoration I..
Principales requisitos del etiquetado en EEUU La exportación de alimentos a Estados Unidos se ha convertido en los últimos años en una posibilidad que cada vez más empresas valorar como oportunidad de mercado. Sin embargo, este país tiene unas peculiaridades que l..
RASFF Sistema Europeo de Alerta Temprana - Seguridad Alimentaria El Sistema Europeo de Alerta Temprana (RASFF), Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed, fue creado en 1979, y se puso a disposición de toda la población en 2014. RASFF es una herramienta para garantizar que cuando se det..
All about the Anisakis and how to avoid it What is the Anisakis? Anisakis is a parasite that mainly affects fish and marine mammals. It is a type of parasite known as nemàmatodos, and are elongated worms, and are usually found in aquatic environments. These parasites usually cause..
Food Safety Vs Food Hygiene The first thing that should be taken into account when talking about food safety and food hygiene is that they are two different terms, although they are complementary. We understand Food Safety as a set of strategies that ensure both physical and economic access ..
What is gluten? And the celiac disease? Gluten is a protein present in cereals such as wheat, barley, rye, triticale, spelled, some varieties of oats, as well as their hybrids and derivatives. Nutritionally it is a protein of low biological value, however, it has a high technological value beca..
INCIDENCE OF LISTERIA IN FOOD Listeria Monocytogenes is a food pathogen of great interest due to its incidence and its high mortality rate associated with listeriosis (one of the main deaths due to food disease). It is a Gram positive, anaerobic facultative bacillus that can grow or survive in..
MICROPLASTICS AT SEA AND FOOD REPERCUSSION Microplastics are small pieces of plastic that pollute the environment. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) considers those less than 5 mm in diameter as microplastics. These come from a wide variety of sources and can be clas..
VEGAN FOOD The concept of veganism consists in a rejection of the use of products that come from non-human animals, whether for food, clothing, cosmetics, medicines, etc. Except pets. The term vegan was born in 1944 to differentiate it from vegetarianism, which at the nutritional level accepts ..
FOOD WITH NON-DAIRY CALCIUM Calcium is one of the most important nutrients in our body, since it is part of the bones and teeth. In addition to its structural function, it has a regulatory function in the cells, so its deficit is closely related to diseases such as osteoporosis, cancer and ot..
SUGARS What are sugars? Sugars are carbohydrates, among the most common we can differentiate them into monosaccharides (Glucose, fructose, galactose ...) and disaccharides (sucrose, lactose, maltose ...) Sucrose, commonly called sugar, is a disaccharide formed by a glucose molecule attached..
IFS-HPC: Currently we spend an average of 70 minutes a week to make our purchases at home. It is increasingly common to see consumers in front of the linear studying food labels and checking their ingredients. We often find these consumers in the butcher, pastry, dairy and any other foo..
Coronavirus and Food We are currently facing a global health crisis. Coronavirus is a new respiratory virus that emerged in Wuhan, China and has spread across the globe. Due to its geographical expansion and contagion capacity, the WHO has declared this outbreak as a pandemic. We are..