Bulletin of the IDF N° 449/ 2011: Integrated supply chain management
|published date||24 March 2011|
|reference||Bulletin of the IDF No. 449/2011|
I - INTEGRATED CHAIN MANAGEMENT (ICM) FOR FOOD SAFETY
IDF principles of Integrated Chain Management applied to food safety and the Codex and ISO standards defining their application to foods are outlined in the context of milk and milk products in the first chapter.
The second chapter provides the guidelines on integrity of suppliers’ milk and examples of approaches and means that can be used alone or in combination to counteract systematic and/or large scale adulteration of suppliers´ milk. This chapter is based on the IDF principles of Integrated Chain Management.
II – FOURIER TRANSFORM INFRA-RED (FTIR) TECHNOLOGY FOR ROUTINE MILK SCREENING
The principles of Fourier transform infra-red (FTFTIR) spectroscopy as an analytical tool for the rapid quantification of the composition of complex matrices including liquid milk is described. The application to use as a rapid technique for screening milk for the purpose of detecting economic adulteration and also quantitative analysis of adulterants in milk is explained.
Keywords: mastitis, somatic cell count (scc), milk production, mastitis control, mastitis treatment, animal health