The importance of hygienically designed equipment and food factories was emphasized during the recent EHEDG Online Congress 2023.

The first day of the European Hygienic Engineering and Design Group (EHEDG) conference this past week focused on hygienic design and its contribution to food safety and quality. The second day linked

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The European Commission has published guidance on food safety management systems (FSMS) for small retailers and donated food.

It aims to support small businesses such as butchers, bakeries, grocers, and ice cream shops in implementing EU rules to ensure safe production of food sold to consumers and is based on
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Experts have identified steps food firms can take to reduce the risk of Listeria contamination of frozen vegetables.

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) assessment focused on vegetables that are blanched – scalded in hot water or steam for a short time – before they are frozen. Companies blanch vegetables
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