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Food Intolerance v Food Allergy - what's the difference

In this article we answer the popular question “what is the difference between food allergy and food intolerance.”  Food allergies and food intolerances can have similar symptoms, but are very different conditions. A food allergy not only makes someone feel unwell, but can also have a life threatening reaction, called anaphylaxis. Let’s look…(Read More)

What is a Supplier Audit?

A supplier audit takes a comprehensive look at the supply chain performance to determine if the products supplied meet the required specification and quality. A supplier audit is classed as a second party audit as you have a relationship with your supplier. A second party is different from a BRC audit which is a third…(Read More)

What is Acrylamide?

Acrylamide is a chemical substance that can form in some foods during high-temperature cooking processes, such as frying, roasting, and baking. It is a natural by-product of the cooking process and has always been present in our food. Why is it dangerous? Tests have shown that acrylamide in food causes cancer in animals…(Read More)

Environmental Health Officer

What is an Environmental Health Officer (EHO)? An Environmental Health Officer is a degree-level trained professional. Their primary role is to protect the health and safety of the general public from any harmful exposures that they may encounter. Their job includes ensuring that peoples homes and workplaces are safe, hygienic and healthy. In other…(Read More)

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