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We’ll be at SQFI 2017 in Dallas. Stop by and say hello!

Closing our exhibit season by attending SQFI is something new for us and we are very excited! If you didn’t get a chance to read our last newsletter, we’ve created a super-friendly, hands-on flow chart for recommended operating procedures in your facility. We think it’s a great resource for manufacturers, consultants and professionals alike! We’ll […]

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Traveling for pleasure or business?

Keep yourself safe from accidental gluten-ing with these travel tips! It’s nice to get away. Nothing can refresh you like new experiences. It does, however, have its perils for those that have food issues, especially celiac! But just keeping a few key points in mind can relieve the anxiety of enjoying your trip. Always keep […]

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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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Crisp and delicious fish

Can we talk about fryer oil?

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 […]

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GlutenTox and AlerTox kits help keep you and your family safe from allergens

Precautionary Allergen Labeling: What is it and what does it mean for consumers?

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 […]

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The Big 8 + 1

Join us in Tampa for IAFP2017!

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.

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Independent poodle!

Independence Day is coming up!

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.

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Spices and food fraud

Know your sources! Food fraud and spices

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 […]

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