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Food Safety Problems

There are some hidden food safety problems were awared because of biogenic amine. In recent years, food poisoning and food recall cases reported which related to biogenic amines increased. Those cases found high level biogenic amines in food and caused food safety problems. Proteins and amino acids in spoiled meat, fish, and vegetables are transformed into biogenic amines such as cadaverine, histamine, putrescine, trimethylamine and spermidine. Intaking of high levels of biogenic amines can transform in toxic metabolites and result in serious human health problems.

Food quality is the sum of all properties and attributes of a food item that are acceptable to the customer, such as, appearance, texture, flavor, nutritional content, ethical and sustainable production.

Food safety relates to food quality which contributes to consumers acceptance of a food product and as standards for trading. Therefore, in the food industry, food quality is an important criterion to ensure the process of food production within standards.


Food monitoring 

Food monitoring is one of the important parts of the internal food quality system through conducting repeated measurements and evaluations to maintain the quality and safety of the food during every step of the manufacture process. Food industries are mostly monitoring the food by implementing temperature monitoring throughout the food transportation process from storage to sale to prevent food from spoilage and ensure the food that is safe for consumer before selling. 

Food quality control & monitoring

Importance of food quality


Food quality is the one of the standards to ensure consumers are eating and handling safe food items. Customers can base on the food quality to buy food whereas the food industry uses food quality as the criteria to decide whether the food is fresh.

Control of food quality is used to manage the food quality during the food production process. It is important for the food company to guarantee customers receiving high quality food. Also, control of food quality can protect the reputation and business by preventing any food safety related problems.

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