November 28, 2018

Rice Crisis: A Food Security Wake-up Call

Php70 per 1 kilo of rice? Ironic as it may seem in a country with plenty of arable land, such is the incident in Zamboanga City […]
October 22, 2018

Food Poisoning It Isn’t Always The Last Food You Ate

According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the time between consuming a contaminated food and feeling sick is typically 2-3 days, and sometimes even […]
August 20, 2018

Urgent Hiring: Graphic Artist (Project Based)

Do you have what it takes? We are looking for a creative and talented graphic artist to join our team. Major Responsibilities: – Development of the company’s brochures, […]
August 9, 2018
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Food Safety Training Intervention Program: HACCP Primer

Be updated on the latest trends and updates on Food Safety! Learn from the Philippines’ First Food Technologist, Dr. Sonia De Leon! NRCP-Research Foundation Inc., (NRCP-RFI), […]
July 30, 2018

The Cold Truth about Listeria

“Listeria was first discovered in the 1920s by Dr. Everitt Murray, and was originally named as Bacterium monocytogenes. It was later on renamed to honor Dr. Joseph Lister who […]
July 19, 2018

Addicted with Korean Barbecue? Eat with food safety in mind.

Craving to grill unlimited thinly sliced pork and beef on your table with delicious banchan on the side? We’re sure you love Korean barbecue buffet as […]
June 29, 2018

Free Webinar on Hygiene & Sanitation

Glenwood Technologies International, Inc., in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology Region IV-A invites you to the Free Technical Seminar on Hygiene and Sanitation. Be online on July 5, […]
June 26, 2018

Campylobacter: An Emerging Foodborne Pathogen

“In 2016, Campylobacter jejuni has finally taken the spotlight as the new food superbug. In a ground- breaking article published in US Food Safety Magazine, University of Leicester scientists […]
June 13, 2018

Pathogens of Interest in the Food Industry

“Food safety is non-negotiable. The continuous urbanization and modernization of our country had brought major transformations in food manufacturing, processing, transporting, retailing, and even consumption. Consequently, […]
May 29, 2018
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Sanitary Design: The Next Worthy Investment

“The Sanitary Design of a facility or an equipment is heavily oriented towards the avoidance of microbiological contamination and colonization, much like the goals of HACCP. […]
May 16, 2018

Food safety at home: Mother knows best

Everybody has their own favorite food but nothing beats a delectable home cooked meal prepared by our Mothers who know us best and love us unconditionally. […]
May 10, 2018

New Issue of Food Safety Trends PH Magazine

The wait is over! Food Safety Trends Philippines Magazine Issue 6 has arrived! Regarded as a reference material of thousands of food safety professionals and students in the […]
May 8, 2018

Food Safety for Start-ups and Entrepreneurs

Thinking about opening a food business? Here are some tips and insights from the article of Rommel Gerodias “Food Safety for Start-ups and Entrepreneurs” in Food Safety Trends Philippines […]
May 2, 2018

Street Smarts: Food Safety Tips for Street Vended Food

Let’s get something straight: WE LOVE STREET FOODS. People from all walks of life have a special love for street food because of its lip-smacking flavors. It […]
April 24, 2018

For Rapid and Accurate Detection and Quantification of Porcine Albumin and Protein in Food

Halal product labeling is one of the strictest in terms of compliance to what is allowable and not in food production. Food adulteration is prohibited. When pork ingredients cross-contaminate in […]
April 23, 2018

Dhabihah: Halal Method of Slaughter

For a meat to be halal, animals must be alive and healthy, and has to be slaughtered by a Muslim in a ritual way known as “Dhabihah”. Animals should be slaughtered […]
April 13, 2018

What you need to know about Halal.

Halal is often used in reference to food and drinks that are permissible for Muslims to eat or drink under Islamic law. Muslims are not allowed to consume blood, alcohol, pork and by-products, as […]
April 12, 2018

Are your products Halal Certified?

With 1.6 billion consumers worldwide, the Halal market continues to be a growing industry. To access this market, Philippine businesses secure Halal certification for their products to comply with the religious […]
April 11, 2018

Food Safety and Social Media: An Integrated Approach

In a world of interconnected screens and Wi-Fi-driven news, brands and organizations must take precautionary measures in handling potentially “viral” food safety crises. Excerpt from the article […]
April 10, 2018

The Philippine Halal Industry: What you need to know

“The development of Halal industry is a collaboration of the private and government sector wherein the Department of Trade and Industry works on trade laws and export, the Department of […]
April 6, 2018

A new trend is coming…

Be the first to get the new issue of Food Safety Trends Philippines Magazine! Be informed on the various trends and updates on food safety and quality awareness. Don’t be left behind! Pre-order a […]
April 6, 2018

Our DNA level Pathogen Detection

Microbiological analysis is important in determining the safety and quality of food. Conventional methods are labor intensive, time consuming, and costly. To address these concerns, rapid methods […]
April 5, 2018

Your kitchen is home to more harmful bacteria than your bathroom.

People disinfect their toilet seats all the time, but they don’t realize that they really need to pay attention to their kitchen too. According to Dr. […]
April 4, 2018

Food Recall: A Constant Threat to Profitability

A food recall occurs when there is reason to believe that a food may cause consumers to become ill. Some reasons for recalling food include: (a) discovery of an organism in […]
April 3, 2018
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Is it safe?

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the most common bacteria that cause food poisoning are Salmonella, Clostridium perfringens, and Campylobacter. Symptoms of food […]
April 2, 2018

What you need to know: Contaminants in drinking water

Drinking water may reasonably be expected to contain at least small amounts of contaminants. Some drinking water contaminants may be harmful if consumed at certain levels in drinking water while others […]
March 27, 2018

How safe is your drinking water?

“Drinking water comes from a variety of sources including public water systems, private wells, or bottled water. Ensuring safe and healthy drinking water may be as […]
March 27, 2018

Level Up and Simplify Your Water Quality Testing System

With over 100 tests and proprietary chemistries, Industrial Test Systems (ITS) provides a comprehensive range of water quality tests for ensuring the safety of water systems from free […]
March 23, 2018

Be guided: DOH advisory on safe drinking water

In an emergency situation (e.g. flooding, heavy rainfall), tap water may not be safe to drink or use. The following are the guidelines in purifying water according to the […]
March 22, 2018

Know your rights: Philippine Regulations on quality and safe drinking water

In the Philippines, two separate Administrative Orders govern different types of drinking water sources. Administrative Order No. 2007-0012 -The Philippine National Standards for Drinking Water requires […]
March 21, 2018

Mycotoxin in Crops: A Threat to Humans and Livestock

Mycotoxin contamination is a significant food safety concern in the grain industry. Consumption of mycotoxin-contaminated commodities can lead to acute and chronic diseases in humans and animals. There are six […]
November 8, 2017

Aflatoxin: One of the Most Potent Natural Carcinogens

Aflatoxin is one of the most potent natural carcinogens known to man and has been linked to a wide variety of human and animal health problems. In 2004, […]
November 7, 2017

Technologically Advanced Mycotoxin Test System with Water-Based Extraction

Glenwood Technologies’ premium mycotoxin test kits can help food and feed producers rapidly detect and quantify the presence of mycotoxins in different agricultural commodities both as raw materials and finished […]
November 6, 2017

Mycotoxins : A Food and Feed Safety Crisis

Mycotoxins are toxic substances produced by certain molds that contaminate various agricultural commodities pre or post-harvest. According to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), international trade in […]
November 3, 2017

Home Food Safety Tips: Preparation of Hot Combination Dishes

Follow these food safety tips in preparing hot combination dishes: Hot Combination dishes are dishes prepared with combinations of meat, fish, sauce, starch, vegetables and/or fruits […]
November 2, 2017

Supplier Food Safety Program in the Food Chain: A Critical Issue for the Philippine Food Industry

Since the acceptance of the farm-to-table concept in food safety systems, the importance of upstream sources in food manufacturing has become the recent focus in global […]
October 23, 2017

Home Food Safety Tips: Preparation of Batters and Doughs

Do not eat raw batters! Unbaked batters and dough can be hazardous if not handled properly. They may contain high levels of Salmonella as most of […]
October 19, 2017

Home Safety Tips: Washing of Fruits and Vegetables

Follow these food safety tips in washing your fruits and vegetables: Use two clean, sanitized sinks or two clean, sanitized food tubs in the sink for […]
October 18, 2017

Home Food Safety Tips: Preparation of Stocks, Sauces, and Brews

Here are some food safety tips in preparing stocks, sauces, and brews: Do not thicken soup and sauce items until about 10 minutes before service because […]
October 17, 2017

How would you know if a shellfish is fresh?

Here are some tips on buying fresh shellfish. Fresh oysters, clams, scallops, mussels and cockles should have tightly closed shells or they should close their shells […]
October 16, 2017

Avoid dehydration the safe way

If you’re heading out into the great outdoors, make sure you use safe water to drink, cook and wash with. Keep in mind that the water […]
October 13, 2017

Thinking of reusing your marinade again? Think again…

Pork, beef, and chicken are oftentimes marinated then grilled during summer. Be sure to discard used marinade as it contains juices from the raw meat, which […]
October 12, 2017

Food safety tips for fresh-squeezed fruits and vegetables

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), juices provide many important nutrients, but consuming untreated juices can pose health risks to your family. When […]
October 10, 2017

Grilling Food Safety 101

Are you craving for a tasty barbecue and savory grilled meats? You may want to follow these food safety grilling tips from the U.S. Department of […]
October 9, 2017

Understanding Food Safety Management Systems Certification Standards

“Internationally, the most widely applied form of self-regulation are the ISO certification and HACCP-based systems. The International Standards Organization (ISO), based in Geneva, develops standards (including […]
October 6, 2017

Global Economic Burden of Food-borne Diseases

“It is estimated that the yearly foodborne illness burden in the UK is £1.5 billion resulting from a million people ill with 20,000 receiving hospital treatment […]
October 5, 2017

Non-compliance to food safety could be very costly

“There are multiple costs associated to health hazards caused by unsafe food, worst of which are the mortality of a fraction of the world’s population, and […]
October 4, 2017

Home Food Safety: Preparation of Cold Combination Dishes

Here are some food safety tips in preparing cold combination dishes: –Cold combination dishes are dishes made of the same food items as hot combination dishes […]
October 2, 2017

Feed Safety Assurance… food safety starts with the farm

“As part of the food supply chain, it is the legal responsibility of feed manufacturers to ensure that only safe and quality products enter the food […]
September 29, 2017

Egg Safety: What you need to know

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), fresh eggs, even those with clean, uncracked shells, may contain bacteria called Salmonella that can cause foodborne illness. […]
September 28, 2017

Food Safety Trends PH Magazine Issue 5

Food Safety Trends Philippines Magazine explores the significance of implementing a food safety management system along with its challenges, and the resources needed to implement, maintain, […]
September 26, 2017

Your Best Solution for Veterinary Drug Residue Testing

Glenwood Technologies offers a broad range of test kits for the screening of banned and restricted veterinary drug residues in a wide variety of food and […]
September 25, 2017

Antibiotic Resistance: A major food safety concern

Misuse of antibiotics in food-producing animals can cause adverse health effects to humans. Contaminated food, once consumed, can cause antibiotic resistance, reducing the effectiveness of antibiotics […]
September 22, 2017

Protecting Public Health: Regulations in Using Antibiotics
in Food-Producing Farm Animals

To promote consumer health against illegal use of veterinary drugs in food producing animals, the Department of Agriculture proclaimed Administrative Order No. 14 series of 2006, […]
September 21, 2017

Antibiotics in your food: Should you be concerned?

Veterinary drugs such as antibiotics are commonly used in food-producing animals to treat infections, prevent disease, or for growth promotion. Doses of antibiotics are either administered […]
September 20, 2017

PREVENTION is better than CURE. (Especially when there’s NO CURE!)

It’s more than the price, the taste or the fancy packaging, especially when you’re allergic to something. Check the labels and list of ingredients of the […]
September 6, 2017

Bird Flu Outbreak: It’s better to be safe

The news of Bird flu hitting some areas of Central Luzon, Philippines alarmed the nation. Further confirmed by the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Animal Industry (DA-BAI) […]
September 4, 2017

Trusted Partner in Food Safety

It is a privilege to be a part of the commendable food safety management system of various food companies. Moreso, it is an honor to have […]
September 4, 2017

Cost-Effective Solutions for Food Safety Assurance

Food safety should be a top priority for fast food chains, restaurants, and food manufacturing facilities. With Glenwood’s CleanDo II™ and ST-Tuve III®, the food service […]
September 4, 2017

Food and Drinks Asia 2017 and AsiaFood Expo 2017

See you at the Food and Drinks Asia 2017 and AsiaFood Expo 2017 on September 7-8, and September 13-14, 2017 at World Trade Center, Pasay City. […]
September 4, 2017

Campylobacteriosis: It’s more common than you think

According to World Health Organization, Campylobacter spp. is one of four key global causes of diarrhoeal diseases. It is considered to be the most common bacterial […]
May 5, 2016

PAWD 37TH NATIONAL CONVENTION: SHOWCASING IDEAS AND KNOWLEDGE

Philippine Association of Water Districts, Inc. (PAWD) held its 37th National Convention at Fontana, Clark, Pampanga on February 3 – 5, 2016, with the theme “Water districts: […]
November 6, 2015

21st PAHA Annual Conference: The Learning Veterinarian series

THE LEARNING VETERINARIAN Look inside your veterinary practice with new eyes is this year’s theme of the Philippine Animal Hospital Association (PAHA) Annual Conference. The event, […]
November 6, 2015

The 11th Philippine National Congress: Towards a more competitive Corn industry

The 11th Philippine National Corn Congress was held last October 21-23, 2015 at the Fontana Leisure Park in Clarkfield, Pampanga. With the theme “Moving Forward, Enhancing Competitiveness: […]
July 22, 2015

The Veterinary Practitioners of the Philippines focuses on ethical veterinary practices on the 43rd VPAP Annual Convention

Upholding high standards and global competency, Veterinary Practitioners have once again convened to continuously update their knowledge and expertise in the field of veterinary medicine. With the […]
July 1, 2015

FROM FARM TO SHELF: The country’s leading livestock industry show highlights food safety and innovation in livestock, feed, meat and food processing industries

Livestock Philippines 2015 brought together significant industry events in one convention. With the ASEAN Food Conference, Feeds Expo Philippines, PhilMeat Expo and Forum, and Food Processing […]
April 28, 2015

Livestock Philippines 2015 to Focus on AEC 2015

In preparation for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), the Philippines has launched its national single window programme which would speed up customs processing for importers and […]
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