New intervention based on activated lactoferrin can be used as an antimicrobial spray for food applications.
New regulations and HACCP programs require innovative approaches to identify Salmonella contamination.
A significant aspect of imported meat and poultry products that many people may not realize is that individual establishments cannot make application to the FSIS to export products to the U.S.
Wendy’s first line of defense is their quality systems in place at each processing plant and a trained workforce and a system that alerts them to possible presence of foreign materials.
As nitrite’s human health benefits are uncovered, it’s critical to remember why nitrite is added to cured meats in the first place: food safety.
An interview with J. Stan Bailey, Ph.D. on where the food industry is with regard to control of microbiological contamination of poultry.
When we debate how animals should be treated, we are also debating the safety of our food.
In the manufacturing of meat products, starter cultures are still used for technological reasons but are also are protective by inhibiting spoilage and pathogenic bacteria.
Food safety policy of the European Commission is aimed at ensuring high levels of consumer interest and health protection.
Don A. Franco, DVM, MPH, DACVPM, describes his assessment of a conference seminar on ground beef contamination with multi-drug-resistant Salmonella.
Enhanced audit data management has also improved the Wendy’s auditing team’s ability to pull more usable information out of audits.
A stepwise approach for appealing FSIS noncompliance judgments is provided.
Ensuring the safety of poultry is a shared responsibility of farmers, producers, processors and retailers as well as federal and state agencies.
Reducing chemical use during sanitation shifts can save money for a processor money over time, increasing the bottom line.
There is work to do to help the public understand livestock production and the practices associated with it.
Experts from the American Meat Institute conduct a roundtable discussion of the key issues facing the meat industry today.
A review of the state of lean finely textured beef.
Edible films potentially could be developed that contain antimicrobially encapsulated nanoparticles for improving the safety of meat.
An enormous amount of research has been conducted with regard to detecting pathogenic bacteria; however, in many cases, pathogenic bacterial counts may be more appropriate.
Introduction of bovine spongiform encephalitis risk for the food industry.