Food Safety Magazine

Refrigerated/Frozen

5 Steps to the Safety & Quality of Refrigerated RTE Foods
5 Steps to the Safety & Quality of Refrigerated RTE Foods

Martin Mitchell, Technical Director, Refrigerated Foods Association discusses the safety and quality of refrigerated RTE foods.

The Evaluation of Novel Antimicrobial Ingredients in Maintaining the Safety and Shelf-Life of Refrigerated Foods
The Evaluation of Novel Antimicrobial Ingredients in Maintaining the Safety and Shelf-Life of Refrigerated Foods

Can new antimicrobial ingredients really make a difference in the safety of refrigerated foods?

Best Practices in Refrigerated Foods Processing
Best Practices in Refrigerated Foods Processing

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.

Beating Listeria: Specialty Brands’ Aggressive Approach
Beating <i>Listeria</i>:  Specialty Brands’ Aggressive Approach

A discussion is presented in Specialty Brands’ approach to combating Listeria in ready-to-eat meat and poultry products.

The Challenge of Bacterial Spores
The Challenge of Bacterial Spores

Bacterial spore formers, such as Clostridium botulinum and Bacillus cereus and their toxins, do not get industry’s attention but that doesn’t mean these contaminants aren’t on the radar screen.

The Case for Validating Cooking Instructions
The Case for Validating Cooking Instructions

The fast-growing convenience foods category is a growing concern for food safety practitioners and public health officials.

Food Safety Perception Challenges: Low-Sugar Ice Cream Development
Food Safety Perception Challenges:  Low-Sugar Ice Cream Development

Consumer perception of the safety of some of these high-intensity sweetners can in turn bring its own challenges
 

An Integrated Approach to Food Quality and Safety: A Case Study in the Cookie Industry
An Integrated Approach to Food Quality and Safety: A Case Study in the Cookie Industry

Combining HACCP with Failure Mode and Effects Analysis allows an effective, integrated approach to food safety.

Issues in Time and Temperature Abuse of Refrigerated Foods
Issues in Time and Temperature Abuse of Refrigerated Foods

Suggested temperature specifications for refrigeration of foods have been revised as knowledge and technology advancements are made.

Hitting the Traceability Target at Birds Eye Foods
Hitting the Traceability Target at Birds Eye Foods

Rapid traceability throughout the raw product supply chain is a key component of Birds Eye;s food safety program.

A Simple Introduction to Thermometry and Basic Calibration
A Simple Introduction to Thermometry and Basic Calibration

An accurate thermometer in the hands of a trained food safety professional can mean the difference between health and illness for your customers.