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Milk in food production

Milk allergen control in food manufacturing with AlerTox Total Milk

The AlerTox Sticks line of easy, on-site allergen detection kits now includes a test especially for milk: AlerTox Sticks Total Milk. The kit is designed for food manufacturers whose foods, beverages and surfaces may become contaminated with milk proteins. Milk. It’s used as an ingredient across consumer goods ranging from cheese to make-up. Since milk […]

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Sterculia foetida (Wild Almond) fruits

All About Almonds!

Keeping your facility free of cross contact with allergens means less chance of recalls, leading to very loyal customers. Almonds are a great ingredient in countless dishes, desserts and confections. Unless, of course, you happen to be one of the unlucky 1% that are allergic! Cross contact from almonds can have serious repercussions for these […]

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Positive / Negative Controls for Matrix Validation

Positive/Negative Controls for GlutenTox test kits

It’s important to have confidence in your quality control plan. Maybe you’re training new employees on gluten testing. Maybe you’ve gotten some unexpected results while running routine tests. Maybe you want to ensure that your test kit and testing environment haven’t been contaminated with gluten. What can you do to assure that your results are […]

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Can we talk about fryer oil?

The main function of oil during the frying process is to confer desirable texture and flavor to food. Since food absorbs oil in the process of frying, oil becomes an essential ingredient. The quality of fryer oil must be considered if you want to maintain a high standard for your final product. Eight reasons why […]

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OleoTest, fast and accurate test for oil freshness

Fresher Oil, Better Taste with OleoTest®

Caring about your fry oil’s Total Polar Content: better for health, better for business. Nowadays, deep-frying food is one of the most widespread culinary and industrial cooking techniques in the world. Fried products are well perceived by customers because of their texture and distinctive flavor. But light, heat and moisture all take their toll during […]

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AlerTox Soy Detects Soy Allergen

AlerTox Soy: detection of soy allergen in food processing

Soy is one of the “Big 8” allergens in the US, while also being widely used in the food industry, in particular as texturizer, emulsifier and protein filler. Many non-food products, including personal care products, pet food, adhesives and lubricants can also contain Soy. For instance, Soy lecithin can be present in pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. Soy […]

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