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How Can EGS CALCMENU and F&B Control Help You in Nutrient and Allergen Management? Part 2

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4. CALCMENU Pro and CALCMENU Enterprise allow you to adjust the nutrient/allergen content in a certain food product/dish.

This is handy when you want to make changes in your recipes without altering its quality. Let’s say for instance you found out that a certain recipe has quite high sodium content, you may modify this recipe’s sodium content to fit the diet requirement or taste of your customer.

Flexibility in your recipes, i.e. being able to adjust your recipes to help improve the nutrient content in meals, will be beneficial in the long run as nutrient and mineral requirements may change over time. This can be aptly demonstrated by a study conducted in 2004 by Donald Davis, PhD, a former researcher for the Biochemical Institute of the University of Texas, Austin. His findings show that there has been a decline of up to 50% in many minerals, vitamins and nutrients sourced from fruits and vegetables over the past 100 years. A similar study by the English researcher Anne-Marie Mayer, PhD, reports similar findings more than 10 years ago.
(1) Meaning, even if people of this day eat the same amount of fruits and vegetables as they did back in 1940, they are consuming about 10% to 17% less essential minerals per meal.

This finding may also explain why nutrition deficiency in humans is prevalent today. Aside from the known fact the most people today eat below the recommended diet requirement, nutrition deficiency is made worse with drinking, smoking, food preservatives and additives, bad fats, etc. With CALCMENU, you can easily adjust the nutrient content of your meals over time to fit any possible changes in future nutrient requirements.

5. EGS F&B Control allows you to manage your suppliers and storage locations.

The F&B Control Suppliers List and Lot Management features allow you to keep track of all the suppliers for every food item you have.  It records each transaction you do with the suppliers including invoices, purchase orders and delivery receipts. This way, you can trace which of the ingredients/orders are from which supplier. It also allows you to constantly check with your suppliers for any changes in the allergen status of the merchandise they supply.
 
With F&B Control, using the Link to CALCMENU function which links merchandise from CALCMENU to products in F&B Control,  you may be able to control and oversee which allergenic merchandise are stored in each location. Cross-contamination between allergenic and non-allergenic food items can occur during storage when both are stored in one location and are without proper identification.

There are indeed a lot of ways in which you can improve the aspect of your business concerning the health and wellness of your consumers without overspending from your resources and putting a risk on your own business’ well-being. Knowing the right software like EGS CALCMENU and F&B Control is actually the first and probably the most important step towards a healthy goal.


References:
(1) Burns, Sarah.  Nutritional value of fruits, veggies is dwindling: Chemicals that speed growth may impair ability to absorb soil’s nutrients, Prevention Magazine. July 9, 2010.  
(2) image source: producetraceabilitynews.com

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