Tag Archives | cross-contamination

Science Fair project testing pizza sauce for gluten

Award-Winning Science Fair with GlutenTox Home, Pizza Edition: Attack of the Gluten Molecule

Today’s blog post is especially exciting, because it’s been written by our guest blogger, Bethany Jeffries. Bethany is an award-winning young scientist who used GlutenTox Home to test some interesting hypotheses about cross-contamination of popular gluten-free foods. Her science fair project earned first place (!!!) in the biomedical division at her area’s regional competition — […]

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Gluten-Free School Science Fair Experiments: Part 3!

Summer is a time to keep learning and prepare for your next school science fair! Science is sometimes regarded as a just a required subject but it really part of everyday life! Problem-solving, critical thinking, logical reasoning, communication and project management are some of the most important skills students learn in school, and science fair projects can asisst with […]

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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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Precautionary labeling and manufacturing facilities

Manufacturers and precautionary labeling: when good manufacturing practices aren’t enough

In the first installment of a two-part post on Precautionary Labeling, we examined the difficulties the average consumer faces in purchasing food for someone with allergen sensitivities. Studies revealed consumers have a relatively difficult time confidently selecting allergen-free products for members of their family. With no legal guidelines on how a manufacturer should label a […]

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GlutenTox Sticks Kit

GlutenTox® Sticks Plus kit, even better!

Emport is pleased to announce a newly improved version of the GlutenTox® Sticks Plus kit, making it the most sensitive method currently available on the market for the detection of gluten. GlutenTox® Sticks Plus is designed to help food manufacturers monitor for gluten at every step of production. This test kit also allows quick decisions […]

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AlerTox Sticks, for the detection of common allergens

AlerTox: a full line of allergen detection test kits

Whether your facility is dedicated to producing allergen free products, or includes lines shared with allergen containing recipes, identifying hazard points is your first step in managing the risk of cross contamination. Where is contamination most likely to occur? Which of your ingredients are highest-risk, and which steps in your manufacturing process are most likely […]

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