April 6, 2021

Share your company’s best food safety practices

Are you included in your company's food safety team?
March 25, 2021

Holy Week 2021

The on-going COVID-19 pandemic has forced the Catholic Church to suspend Holy Week activities in an attempt to curb the spread of the virus. Several churches in Metro Manila have opted to conduct their services online in the meantime. Following the continued rise in the number of cases in the country, the Department of Health strongly urges Filipinos to stay at home and instead avail of these online services  
March 24, 2021

Is your favorite street food safe?

Is your favorite street food safe? 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. Certain Filipino street food favorites include kwek-kwek, barbeque, isaw, balut, green mango with bagoong, and mais, among others. These street foods can be found almost everywhere in the Philippines – around markets, schools, universities, factories, and even offices – they have easily blended into the urban scene, being very accessible to the majority of the Philippine population. It has been an integral part of the culture and the landscape of the Philippines.
March 22, 2021

World Water Day 2021

"Water is an essential building block of life. It is more than just essential to quench thirst or protect health; water is vital for creating jobs and supporting economic, social, and human development" - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Held on March 22nd every year, World Water Day underlines the importance of fresh water. The event raises awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water. It supports the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030.
March 18, 2021

Cost-effective Solutions for Liquid Handling

Are you looking for a cost-effective pipettor and pipette tips? We got you covered! Glenwood Technologies offers a comprehensive model selection of mechanical and electronic pipettes. Pipettes are available in fixed or adjustable single, 8-channel, and 12-channel models that can support volumes from 0.1 µL to 10 mL. Choose from lightweight designs to strain-free pipetting features. All pipettes are calibrated to ISO 8655-2:2002 standard, ensuring high accuracy and precision. Electronic pipettes are also self-calibrating via an online software.
March 11, 2021

How safe is your favorite Halo-halo?

The arrival of summer in the coming weeks will have Filipinos looking for ways to beat the heat. With the COVID-19 lockdowns limiting the places Filipinos can visit, most would think their options would be either to risk contagion or to swelter in quarantine, but cold Pinoy treats such as Halo-halo may help. This summertime treat would be a sure and delicious way to cool down. However, before indulging yourself with this colorful delight, be mindful of these food safety tips
January 29, 2021

Webinar: Meet the resource speaker of our webinar on Emerging Pathogens of Interest in the Food Industry!

Professor Angella Carlos is the Microbiology Division Head of the Institute of Biological Sciences at the University of the Philippines - Los Baños. She has been serving as an assistant professor at the aforementioned institution for more than 12 years. She had received her postgraduate degree in Food Science from the University of Georgia in 1997
January 22, 2021

Webinar: Emerging Pathogens of Interest in the Food Industry

Are you knowledgeable on the pathogens that constantly plague the food industry? New understanding of foodborne pathogens that cause diseases have evolved over time along with advances in food science and economic developments. According to a 2015 SGS News Center report, the potential impact of food safety outbreaks at a single event can bring about huge economic losses. In the US alone, foodborne illness economic burden is estimated to cost US $77 to $152 billion annually. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC) identifies four common pathogens that account for the majority of foodborne illnesses, hospitalization, and even death.
January 14, 2021

New SARS-CoV-2 Variants

The Coronavirus is Mutating: Here’s what you need to know about the new variants New virus variants are expected to occur over time since viruses constantly change through mutation; these variants either emerge and disappear or emerge and persist. Variants of the SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of COVID-19, have appeared globally during this pandemic.
December 23, 2020

Happy Holidays from Glenwood Technologies International!

Cheers for this year and to more years of partnership in food safety assurance!
December 3, 2020
Quality water is safe water, but what does “water quality” mean? According to the US Geological Survey, water quality can be thought of as a measure of the suitability of water for a particular use based on selected physical, chemical, and biological characteristics. Drinking water is a necessity to sustain life; its quality varies from place to place but it ultimately must meet certain water quality standards such as the Philippine National Standards for Drinking Water (PNSDW) to ensure that it is free from harmful contaminants and is safe for public consumption.

Webinar: Water Quality Awareness

Quality water is safe water, but what does “water quality” mean? According to the US Geological Survey, water quality can be thought of as a measure of the suitability of water for a particular use based on selected physical, chemical, and biological characteristics. Drinking water is a necessity to sustain life; its quality varies from place to place but it ultimately must meet certain water quality standards such as the Philippine National Standards for Drinking Water (PNSDW) to ensure that it is free from harmful contaminants and is safe for public consumption.
November 27, 2020
This 2020, after months of comprehensive validation, CompactDry™ parameters Yeast and Mold Rapid (YMR), Enterobacteriaceae (ETB), and Enterococcus (ETC) have acquired approval from the AOAC International, adding this certification to their current ones from MicroVal and NordVal.

CompactDry™ receives AOAC approval for 3 additional parameters

Good news! This 2020, after months of comprehensive validation, CompactDry™ parameters Yeast and Mold Rapid (YMR), Enterobacteriaceae (ETB), and Enterococcus (ETC) have acquired approval from the AOAC International, adding this certification to their current ones from MicroVal and NordVal.
November 15, 2020
Meat can be a source of protein – an important nutrient in one’s diet, but it can also be an environment for bacterial growth.

Meat Safety 101

Meat can be a source of protein – an important nutrient in one’s diet, but it can also be an environment for bacterial growth. It is crucial to handle and store all types of meat safely.
August 5, 2020

Free Webinar: Food Allergen Management in the Food Industry

Food allergens are now recognized as a major food safety concern, the management of which should be a shared responsibility between consumers, government, and food manufacturers. Know more on how to implement an allergen management program in your facility and be compliant with the existing local and international regulations. Come and join us on our "Food Allergen Management in the Food Industry" webinar!
August 3, 2020

Free Webinar: Hygiene and Sanitation in the Healthcare Industry

An effective Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) program must be strictly implemented and adhered to in a healthcare facility to protect the patients and healthcare workers from possible transmission of COVID-19 and other diseases. As one of the integral parts of an IPC program, Hygiene and Sanitation is one key factor to minimize risks associated to the healthcare industry. Maintaining a clean and hygienic environment can break the chain of infection, providing safety to the patients and healthcare workers. Learn more about this by joining our webinar!
July 27, 2020

Food Safety and Hygiene and Sanitation new Webinar Schedules

Thank you for your continuous support and participation in our Food Safety and Hygiene and Sanitation Webinar Series. Please be advised on the NEW SCHEDULE of our FOUR upcoming webinars. Register on this link https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1STRe6NaPTaVFOU6ckuu1lN1g2cdJUUvnHOxTSG1g0SE/edit and wait for the confirmation e-mail on how to access the webinar.
July 10, 2020

Webinar: Food Allergen Management in the Food Industry

Food allergens are now recognized as a major food safety concern, the management of which should be a shared responsibility between consumers, government, and food manufacturers. Know more on how to implement an allergen management program in your facility and be compliant with the existing local and international regulations. Come and join us on our "Food Allergen Management in the Food Industry" webinar!
July 31, 2019

Food Safety: How Much Do You Actually Know?

Worrying that your furry friend may be suffering from Ehrilichiosis? Visit your veterinarian and ask for ImmunoComb® today!
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 […]
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 […]
February 8, 2018

GTI Careers

February 1, 2018

Hygiene Training Materials

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 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 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 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 […]
April 15, 2015

Careers

Your journey towards being a food safety ambassador starts here! We are always on the lookout for career-driven, dedicated, and high potential talents. If you are
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