Quality Management

Methods of Butterfat Testing & Indices Used to Score Fats
Methods of Butterfat Testing & Indices Used to Score Fats
Methods of Butterfat Testing & Indices Used to Score Fats
Butter fat testing using Gerber method is one of the many quality assurance test procedures carried out in milk. It is a simpler modification of the Babcock method with special butyrometers for various dairy pr...
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Standardizing Chemicals for Dairy Quality Assurance Tests
Standardizing Chemicals for Dairy Quality Assurance Tests
Standardizing Chemicals for Dairy Quality Assurance Tests
Various chemicals and reagents are involved in the quality assurance tests carried out on milk. We will look at the reagents needed for the ...
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Chemical Test Procedures for Quality Assurance in Dairy Products
Chemical Test Procedures for Quality Assurance in Dairy Products
Chemical Test Procedures for Quality Assurance in Dairy Products
Since it is not possible for everybody to access the lactoscan, these methods remain very instrumental and in some cases, they have to be do...
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How to Conduct Preliminary and Confirmatory Quality Tests on Milk
How to Conduct Preliminary and Confirmatory Quality Tests on Milk
How to Conduct Preliminary and Confirmatory Quality Tests on Milk
To ascertain the quality of the raw material and monitor the quality throughout the value chain, the following tests will be very instrument...
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Factors to Consider When Choosing a Food Packaging Material
Factors to Consider When Choosing a Food Packaging Material
Factors to Consider When Choosing a Food Packaging Material
More technologically advanced packaging materials are still being developed. Nanocomposites and intelligent packaging solutions have been pr...
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Total Quality Management (TQM): Principles, Tools & Shortfalls
Total Quality Management (TQM): Principles, Tools & Shortfalls
Total Quality Management (TQM): Principles, Tools & Shortfalls
This principle is named after Wilfredo Pareto who developed the 80/20 rule, which states that 80% output is directly attributed to 20% input...
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Starter Cultures, Culture Media Preparation & Effect of Growth Inhibitors
Starter Cultures, Culture Media Preparation & Effect of Growth Inhibitors
Starter Cultures, Culture Media Preparation & Effect of Growth Inhibitors
Agar imparts unique physical characteristics to the culture media, which makes it suitable for its purpose. For instance, agar enables the m...
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Microbiological Testing Procedures in Dairy Quality Assurance
Microbiological Testing Procedures in Dairy Quality Assurance
Microbiological Testing Procedures in Dairy Quality Assurance
It is important to conduct a series of microbiological testing procedures on dairy products to ensure that the final product meets the requi...
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Lactose Intolerance & How to Determine Lactose Content in Milk & Milk Products
Lactose Intolerance & How to Determine Lactose Content in Milk & Milk Products
Lactose Intolerance & How to Determine Lactose Content in Milk & Milk Products
The problem of lacatse enzyme deficiency is referred to as hypolactasia. This is when the body cannot produce enough lactase enzyme to diges...
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Bacterial Spoilage in Milk: Proteolysis, Gas Production And Ropiness
Bacterial Spoilage in Milk: Proteolysis, Gas Production And Ropiness
Bacterial Spoilage in Milk: Proteolysis, Gas Production And Ropiness
Proteolysis by the endo-enzymes after bacterial autolysis is slow and insignificant in milk. However, when long time is allowed for the proc...
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Ice Cream Plant Sanitation & Quality Control Parameters
Ice Cream Plant Sanitation & Quality Control Parameters
Ice Cream Plant Sanitation & Quality Control Parameters
The equipment can be scrapped using an abrasive material or a detergent under high pressure can be used. Soap use is discouraged as it is ve...
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Why Freezing Point is More Dependable Than Lactometric Method in Determining Milk Adulteration
Why Freezing Point is More Dependable Than Lactometric Method in Determining Milk Adulteration
Why Freezing Point is More Dependable Than Lactometric Method in Determining Milk Adulteration
Milk has a constant proportion of milk solutes hence will have a definite freezing point. Research has shown that milk freezes at temperatur...
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Microbiology of Starter Cultures: Why Bacteria Matter
Microbiology of Starter Cultures: Why Bacteria Matter
Microbiology of Starter Cultures: Why Bacteria Matter
By far the most important group is the bacteria, mostly the lactic acid bacteria (LABs) e.g. Streptococcus, Leuconostoc and Lactobacillus. T...
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20 Serious Butter Defects & Their Solutions
20 Serious Butter Defects & Their Solutions
20 Serious Butter Defects & Their Solutions
Before releasing the butter to the market for sale, a team of competent judges conducts a series of tests to grade it. They carry out organo...
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Enzyme Inhibition & Application of Enzymes in Food Processing
Enzyme Inhibition & Application of Enzymes in Food Processing
Enzyme Inhibition & Application of Enzymes in Food Processing
Bananas, for example, are typically harvested green, ripen to a yellow fruit, and finally over ripen, first to a speckled brown, then to pri...
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Protein Content Determination: Kjeldahl Process
Protein Content Determination: Kjeldahl Process
Protein Content Determination: Kjeldahl Process
You can apply this process on a large variety of foods to determine the nitrogen content, which you then translate as a protein content usin...
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Pearson's Square & Mass Balancing Methods of Standardization
Pearson's Square & Mass Balancing Methods of Standardization
Pearson's Square & Mass Balancing Methods of Standardization
Milk standardization is important in the dairy industry because it is used to ensure that every consumer gets milk with constant fat content...
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13 Costly Ice Cream Defects & Their Remedies
13 Costly Ice Cream Defects & Their Remedies
13 Costly Ice Cream Defects & Their Remedies
To reduce the occurrence of this defect, control the quality of the raw materials. Use only the best ingredients for the manufacturing proce...
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Mass Balance Equations for Standardizing Milk and Juice Concentrates
Mass Balance Equations for Standardizing Milk and Juice Concentrates
Mass Balance Equations for Standardizing Milk and Juice Concentrates
Flavors in foods are as a result of volatile compounds, which are mostly lost during the evaporation process. The loss in these volatile com...
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Waste Water and Processing Water Analysis
Waste Water and Processing Water Analysis
Waste Water and Processing Water Analysis
Chlorine added into water reacts first with hydrogen sulphide and the organic matter up to the break-point level, what remains is therefore ...
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Effective Sampling Plan & Sampling Techniques To Get The Best Analytical Samples
Effective Sampling Plan & Sampling Techniques To Get The Best Analytical Samples
Effective Sampling Plan & Sampling Techniques To Get The Best Analytical Samples
Sampling facilitates comprehensive analysis of any given product for quality assurance. A sample represents the quality of the entire volume...
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Aseptic Technique: Procedure for Collecting Milk Samples
Aseptic Technique: Procedure for Collecting Milk Samples
Aseptic Technique: Procedure for Collecting Milk Samples
The individual carrying out the sampling activity should be extra careful to adhere to all the procedures for sample collection.
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Determining The Presence Of Preservatives In Milk & Sources Of Contaminants
Determining The Presence Of Preservatives In Milk & Sources Of Contaminants
Determining The Presence Of Preservatives In Milk & Sources Of Contaminants
Take 2 ml of the sample to be tested, add 2 ml of 90% H2SO4 with traces of ferric chloride. The acid should be added slowly on the side of t...
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Inherent Antimicrobial System in Milk: What Keeps Your Milk Fresh
Inherent Antimicrobial System in Milk: What Keeps Your Milk Fresh
Inherent Antimicrobial System in Milk: What Keeps Your Milk Fresh
Research has shown that the ability of milk to impart these antimicrobial properties depend on certain factors in milk such as lactoperoxida...
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