Audits should include the live sampling of heat transfer fluids to ensure the safe processing of foods.
It is paramount for the investigator to gather the background information from existing data that are both accurate and reliable.
When a foodborne outbreak occurs within the United States and the suspect product is one of foreign origin, government agencies and food producers must work together efficiently to identify the cause of the outbreak.
When first confronted with a pathogen problem in a facility, it is hard to pinpoint an exact root cause from so many potential sources.
Food animal agriculture is working to reduce its contribution to the antibiotic-resistance problem.
The analytical verification of gluten-free claims on all ingredients derived from gluten-containing grains is required to ensure compliance with federal regulations.
Meritech has introduced a new line of boot scrubbing machines that completely sanitize employees’ rubber boots by continuously applying strong sanitizing solution through a series of high-pressure nozzle jets onto continuously rotating brushes.
Once you know the identity of the allergens that will be tested for as part of the validation, then you must select an appropriate test method.
Following a series of simple steps will help restaurants safely serve gluten-free menu offerings as an added value to their guests.
The who, how, what, where, when and why to sample are critical to control the risks of biological contamination.
Microbiological cross-contamination has been a contributing factor to several well-documented outbreaks of foodborne illness.
Jana’s Classics’ founder and president Jana Taylor discusses the critical elements of successful allergen control programs in the food supply chain.
Today’s poultry is much more efficient in terms of genetics than anything previously seen, and a chicken of the future will be significantly different from today’s; it will absolutely need to be.
Reformulating with entirely natural ingredients while maintaining product taste, texture, appearance, functionality, safety and shelf life can be a major task.
Fruits and vegetables are prone to microbial contamination from a wide range of sources.
It isn't difficult to see that, independent of the mode of transportation, foods and food ingredients are susceptible to abuse and/or contamination during transportation and storage.
Detectamet has introduced disposable shoe and sleeve covers made from a resilient, fully detectable material.
Controlling Salmonella in beef is more of a challenge than controlling E. coli O157:H7 because Salmonella is prevalent in the animals’ lymph nodes.