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 […]
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 […]
Sometimes our customers tell us that using GlutenTox Home to check foods or drinks for gluten contamination makes them feel like they’re back in their high school chemistry labs – spoons, and pipettes, and vials oh my! We know the kit can seem a little overwhelming, but we promise: the steps aren’t hard – they […]
Living with food allergies carries an expensive price tag. On average, over $25 billion per year is spent on trips to the emergency room, purchasing specialty foods, and doctor’s visits, etc. It is imperative that shoppers can trust food product labels’ allergen warnings, but those labels can be very confusing. Cross-contamination and poor manufacturing practices […]
Join us at IAFP2017! We’ll be talking allergens at Booth 732. Emport LLC team members will be on hand to talk about your facility’s HACCP, HARPC, or allergen control programs, and how GlutenTox and AlerTox test kits can help keep food safe.
Emport is looking forward to celebrating Independence Day! We’ll be a bit slow to answer emails from July 1-4. We will be sending out orders on Monday July 3, but shipping is closed on Tuesday, July 4. We’ll be back with regular hours on Wednesday July 5.
Food recalls due to allergen contamination are on the increase, and some of the contamination is deliberate adulteration. Food fraud has been practiced consistently throughout history, but rising consumer interest has brought this issue to the forefront. Food Fraud undermines consumer safety One notorious incident was the widespread distribution of Cumin that had been cross-contaminated with […]
The staff here at Emport LLC is taking a long weekend to celebrate Memorial Day! We’ll be back on Tuesday, May 30 and we’ll catch up with you then. Orders placed after 12pm EST on Friday will ship out on Tuesday. In the meantime, we wish a you happy—and safely gluten free—holiday.
Emport is bringing new kits and updates to FSS! Emport LLC will be at Booth 327 at this year’s Food Safety Summit in Rosemont, IL. Whether you’ve been using GlutenTox Pro for years, or are simply curious about other methods of gluten and allergen detection, we’d love to chat: feel free to stop by any […]
For most people, mustard is just another condiment. But for others, it’s a dangerous, allergenic substance — which is why Emport LLC is so pleased to announce that the AlerTox Sticks line of rapid, on-site allergen test kits now includes AlerTox Sticks Mustard. Although mustard is not one of the top 8 allergens covered by […]