Welcome to Food Safety Magazine's blog, where a community of food safety experts share their thoughts and knowledge on various food safety topics.
- Are All Salmonella Created Equal?
Not all bacteria equally cause disease if present in food. This blog takes a look at what virulence in the realm of foodborne illness really means.
- The Art of Handwashing
Proper employee handwashing and hygiene help to ensure high standards of food safety at foodservice establishments.
- Food Safety: From the Local to the Global
Food managers and operators must balance the demands of regulators, customers and company profits. Ask the Health Inspector focuses on food safety in the public health sector.
- Thoughts on the Preventive Controls Draft
Food Safety Magazine editorial advisory board member Rick Stier offers some thoughts on the FSMA proposed preventive controls rule.
- Over-Hyped? An Analysis of CDC’s Foodborne Outbreak Data—1998-2010
A closer look at CDC’s foodborne outbreak data between 1998 and 2010 suggests a link to media hype, but also a vastly improving food safety system.
- Food Safety—Is It As Bad As Reported?
The year 2012 in review: What major food recalls, stalled regulations, a continued decline in public confidence and ever-present media coverage has meant to food safety.