Defending our food supply is perhaps the most monumental national security challenge that was initially overlooked post-9/11.
Building on and extending the existing HACCP system is the most efficient way to provide comprehensive food protection.
Food and food products are easily accessible at multiple points in any manufacturing process; thus, we must ask how we can safeguard our food supply from intentional contamination?
A food defense plan helps a company avoid crisis and aids a company’s crisis management and risk communication capabilities.
An interview with Lee Sanders of the American Bakers Association reveals the latest food safety challenges facing bakeries today.
An interview with Robert E. Brackett, Ph.D., Director, Food Safety and Security Staff, FDA CFSAN, presents the agencies recent initiatives and programs in food safety.
An essential supplement to quality and safety systems that anchors them in reality is periodic testing to verify the authenticity of food ingredients.
FDA found that while employees were aware of food safety rules and regulations, food defense awareness was not as high.
Audits ensure that your plant’s food safety and quality assurance processes are working properly.
What your organization needs to implement a complete food protection program at all levels is presented.
Although food defense efforts received the greatest visibility during 2002, work on traditional food safety programs continued.
In response to the growing threat of terrorist attacks via food manufacturing, The Quaker Oats plant in Cedar Rapids, IA, is embarking on a revolutionary new approach to security.
Today, food processors have to protect against intentional interference and the possibility that their products could be used as weapons of destruction.
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.
The issue of food ingredients and their quality is an often overlooked yet critical component of food safety.
Food defense awareness should be incorporated into food safety training programs.
In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on our country in 2001, and the resulting increased focus on national security, food security has become a top priority for the food industry.
FDA takes a look at the food safety programs over 2003.