Over the past 20 years, a number of researchers have investigated pulsed light as a means for decontaminating food and food contact surfaces, non-opaque liquids and packaging materials.
The best approach to protect your product from chemical contamination is to identify the hazards in your ingredients before they can affect your final product.
Thermal treatments are critical in controlling food-borne pathogens in ready-to-eat meat and poultry products.
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.
A roundtable with Randall D. Huffman, Ph.D., Alice L. Johnson, DVM, William Brown, Ph.D., and Scott M. Russell, Ph.D.
Food retailers, foodservice operators and consumers who purchase refrigerated, ready-to-eat foods are more aware of—and more demanding about—food safety than ever before.
Foreign materials in foods are a real concern to the food processor, particularly as an important factor in the effective implementation of the company's food safety program.
Despite a small marketshare of about 2% in the beverage category, unpasteurized fruit juices and juice products are associated with a major fraction of reported foodborne outbreaks in the U.S.
The long-term goal of NoroCORE is to reduce the burden of foodborne disease associated with viruses, particularly noroviruses.
An interview with J. Stan Bailey, Ph.D. on where the food industry is with regard to control of microbiological contamination of poultry.
An interview with Jenny Scott, M.Sc., was conducted to gain her perspective on time and temperature controls in the food chain.
Foodborne disease continues to be of major concern to public health officials, food manufacturers, academic researchers and consumer protection groups worldwide.
Jana’s Classics’ founder and president Jana Taylor discusses the critical elements of successful allergen control programs in the food supply chain.
With cooperation, the food industry can face Salmonella challenges head-on and meet evolving standards by adjusting strategies.
Allergic consumers rely on food labels to be complete, clear and accurate so that they can avoid exposure to foods or ingredients that can provoke potentially life-threatening reactions.
Enumeration methods have improved dramatically in the past few years, becoming more rapid, more automated and more accurate.
The best defense against biofilms in the food production facility is a good offense developed as part of the sanitation program.
Development of alternative pathogen decontamination technologies would certainly improve the safety of ready-to-eat and fresh agricultural products.