A common characteristic of the modern consumer is this need for information about products, processes, safety issues and so much more. Consumers today will not eat something without knowing what it is made of, how, when, and where. This meant that consumers of sausages wanted to know what their sausages were made from and how.

Obviously, casings producers and other participants in the industry were ready to answer these queries, but partially. The industry did not have enough scientific data and information.

At the same time, governments were moving along the same line imposing new health and safety regulations that needed understanding before implementation. This has led INSCA to invest time, money and efforts into science and scientific research. The idea was that the industry as a whole needed to enhance the public and government awareness of our products and emphasize that these casings are safe and healthy ingredients of the sausage. At the same time the industry needed to come up with arguments based on sound scientific research to cope with the increasing public awareness and government interventions.

The idea was that the industry as a whole needed to enhance the public and government awareness of our products and emphasize that these casings are safe and healthy ingredients of the sausage. At the same time the industry needed to come up with arguments based on sound scientific research to cope with the increasing public awareness and government interventions.

Today, INSCA still realizes the importance of this scientific research and studies and has committed to continue this mission of enhancing its scientific involvement and has therefore formed the ISWG, made up of leaders in the casings industry from all over the world to study, propose and implement scientific study and research on natural casings, with the aim of enhancing public, scientific, and governmental awareness of our product and its properties. It is believed that this scientific work is the property of all participants in the field and is aimed to be used for the overall good and wellbeing of the industry.

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ISWG MEMBERS

Mr. Elliot Simon

VAN HESSEN
CHAIRMAN

Mr. Jonathan Hirst

HARDER BROS.

Mr. Mounir Shehfe

SHEHFE CASINGS

Mr. Marcus Kienast,

LOPESCO

Mr. Jan Roelsgaard,

DAT- SCHAUB AMBA

Ms. Barbara Negron


LEON VAN LEEUWEN

   

 

STAFF

Dr. Joris Winjker
SCIENTIFIC ADVISOR

ISWG

Ms. Amy DeAvegno
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

INSCA HQ

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