IAFP 2022 Annual Meeting—July 31 – August 3, Booth #913

IAFP 2022 Annual Meeting—July 31 – August 3, Booth #913

Are you attending the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Annual Meeting at the end of July in Pittsburgh? QualiTru will be there. Be sure to stop by Booth 913 to greet Anne Bigalke, VP of Strategic Development, and Barbara Grayes, VP of Sales. Helping ensure food safety has been our mission for almost 40…

Aseptic Sampling for Dairy Plants—Representative or Grab Sampling?
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Aseptic Sampling for Dairy Plants—Representative or Grab Sampling?

Aseptic sampling for dairy plants is essential for quality management. A dairy processor can only be assured of final product quality if strict, comprehensive sampling and testing protocols are followed throughout the process, from unloading the milk at the plant to the finished product. Aseptic and representative sampling for dairy plants is crucial for accurate…

Mastitis Management in Dairy Cows and Improving Herd Health Through Inline Sampling
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Mastitis Management in Dairy Cows and Improving Herd Health Through Inline Sampling

Mastitis management in dairy cows and improving herd health are two significant challenges among many others that dairy farmers face. That’s because mastitis is the costliest disease affecting dairy cattle. Consequently, prevention and control of mastitis are the keys to reducing this condition’s negative impact on dairy operations. Several international studies have addressed this issue…

Anne Bigalke Interviews Food Safety Expert Jack van der Sanden

Anne Bigalke Interviews Food Safety Expert Jack van der Sanden

Recently Anne Bigalke, QualiTru VP of International Markets, interviewed guest contributing blogger Jack Van Der Sanden for QualiTru’s YouTube channel. In the video, Anne and Jack recount how they met at a dairy industry event and review his 30 years of experience in the global food industry across the supply chain. They discuss the similarities…

Aseptic Sampling Earned Trust and Transparency
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Aseptic Sampling Earned Trust and Transparency

Prior to Covid-19 travel restrictions, I made a visit to the Czech Republic. It was an eye-opening experience in the value of relationships, but also the range of trust in dairy. The Czech Republic has a growing dairy industry and some of the largest farms in Europe, with 1,000 head of dairy cows and some…