Food Safety Magazine

Is It Time for a “Kill Step” for Pathogens on Produce at Retail?
Is It Time for a “Kill Step” for Pathogens on Produce at Retail?

Outbreaks of foodborne diseases from fresh and fresh-cut produce continue to occur in the United States. The variables related to the degree of microbial pathogen contamination of produce are very high.

The Coming Storm in the Spice Industry
The Coming Storm in the Spice Industry

This is the time for the spice industry to ensure that they have nothing less than a world-class food safety system.

Mitigation of Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-to-Eat Meats Using Lactic Acid Bacteria
Mitigation of <i>Listeria monocytogenes</i> in  Ready-to-Eat Meats Using Lactic Acid Bacteria

The control of L. monocytogenes in RTE meat products…relies on the use of intensive environmental sanitation programs.

Articles

FSM eDigest
Food Integrity – Connecting the Elements of a Larger Vision
By Brian Sterling
Food Integrity – Connecting the Elements of a Larger Vision
FSM eDigest
Will Food Science Prevail?
By Mark A. Kastel
Will Food Science Prevail?
FSM eDigest
Undeclared Allergens and Automation: The Crossroad of Food Safety and the Reduction of Recalls
By Amy Scanlin
Undeclared Allergens and Automation: The Crossroad of Food Safety and the Reduction of Recalls
FSM eDigest
The Emergence of Livestock-Associated MRSA Bears Watching
By James Wright, D.V.M., Ph.D., D.A.C.V.P.M.
The Emergence of Livestock-Associated MRSA Bears Watching
Sanitation
Hygienic Design: How Our Thinking Has Evolved
By Joe Stout, RS
Hygienic Design: How Our Thinking Has Evolved
Cannabis-infused products
How Leaders in the Cannabis Industry Are Implementing High Standards for Food Safety in an Unregulated Environment
By Mica Gross
How Leaders in the Cannabis Industry Are  Implementing High Standards  for Food Safety in an Unregulated Environment
Allergens
Getting Ready for FSMA’s Allergen Guidelines
By Jacqueline White Kochak
Getting Ready for FSMA’s Allergen Guidelines
Testing
Foreign Materials in Foods: Control and Evaluation
By Richard F. Stier
Foreign Materials in Foods: Control and Evaluation
Antibiotics
Antibiotic Use in Food Animals: A Growing Threat to Public Health
By Karin Hoelzer, DVM, Ph.D.
Antibiotic Use in Food Animals: A Growing Threat to Public Health
Process Control
Environmental Monitoring in the Era of Whole-Genome Sequencing
By Jennifer McEntire, Ph.D.
Environmental Monitoring in the Era of <br> Whole-Genome Sequencing
FSM eDigest
Traceability and Food Safety in Produce
By Javier Martinez, M.Sc.
Traceability and Food Safety in Produce
FSM eDigest
Will (or Can) Food Science Prevail in Today’s World?
By Andrew G. Ebert, Ph.D. FIFT, CFS
Will (or Can) Food Science Prevail in Today’s World?
FSM eDigest
FSMA Training: HACCP Isn’t Enough
By Kathy Hardee, Esq., and Gabriella Ilaria, Esq.
FSMA Training: HACCP Isn’t Enough
FSM eDigest
Managing Sanitation Training with a Rapidly Changing Foodservice Staff
By Danielle M. Gleason, C.H.E., C.S.C.
Managing Sanitation Training with a Rapidly Changing Foodservice Staff
FSM eDigest
Your Food Contamination Crisis Plan: Four Steps to (Relative) Peace of Mind
By James E. Lozier, Esq.
Your Food Contamination Crisis Plan: Four Steps to (Relative) Peace of Mind

News

January 13, 2017
FDA Issues Revised Draft Guidance for Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-To-Eat Foods
January 12, 2017
CDC: Alaskan Wild Salmon May Have Japanese Tapeworm
January 10, 2017
Farm Stand Hazelnuts Linked to Salmonella Outbreak in Oregon
January 6, 2017
Fast Food Chain Wendy’s Making Strides with Food Suppliers, Antibiotics, Sustainable Beef and More
January 5, 2017
2016 Salmonella Oslo Outbreak Linked to Persian Cucumbers
January 3, 2017
Blue Bell Ready for Business as Usual After Listeria Outbreak
December 21, 2016
FDA Announces Updated FSMA Training Strategy
December 21, 2016
Salmonella Stourbridge Suddenly on the Rise in Germany
December 16, 2016
Del Monte’s Genetically Modified Pink Pineapple OK for Sale
December 16, 2016
FSIS: “Best if Used By” Dates to Curb Food Waste, Save Money
December 14, 2016
EPA Meets to Assess Glyphosate’s Link to Cancer
December 12, 2016
ConAgra to Plead Guilty in 2006 Salmonella-Tainted Peanut Butter Case
December 9, 2016
USDA: 99% of Produce Samples Have Low Pesticide Levels
December 7, 2016
Ten Countries Impacted by Salmonella Tainted Eggs from Poland
December 5, 2016
Study: Recipe Instructions Can Improve Consumer Food Safety Habits
November 30, 2016
EPA Announces Plans for Safer Drinking Water
November 30, 2016
FDA Clarifies December 1, 2016 Menu Labeling Compliance Deadline
November 28, 2016
Update: FDA’s Sampling of Cucumbers and Hot Peppers
November 23, 2016
Research: Avocado Seed Extract Can Limit Listeria Growth
November 21, 2016
USDA’s National Agricultural Library Launches New Online Food Safety Video Collection