Food Safety Magazine

Food Defense

What You always Wanted to Know about Food Crime but Were Afraid to Ask
What You always Wanted to Know about Food Crime but Were Afraid to Ask

The National Food Crime Unit aids food safety at home and abroad.

Is Avian Influenza a Food Defense Issue?
Is Avian Influenza a Food Defense Issue?

Like it or not, avian influenza virus could be used to attack the poultry industry.

 

Case Update: Produce Targeted by Man Spraying Mouse Poison
Case Update: Produce Targeted by Man Spraying Mouse Poison

A look at food defense plans shows there’s always room for improvement, regardless of the outcome.

Lessons Learned from Military History Aid Food Defense
Lessons Learned from Military History Aid Food Defense

We do not need to reinvent the wheel with regard to food defense; history has already taught us what we need to do.

Tackling Food Fraud on a Global Level
Tackling Food Fraud on a Global Level

Food fraud vulnerabilities can be assessed using a free, industry-led solution to help meet new requirements for food fraud mitigation set out in the Global Food Safety Initiative.

Food Defense Planning – For What Purpose?
Food Defense Planning – For What Purpose?

Food and agriculture adversaries are not going to go away. What is your food defense plan?

 

Food Defense Training and the New “Focused Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food against Intentional Adulteration” Rule
Food Defense Training and the New “Focused Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food against Intentional Adulteration” Rule

Here we take a closer look at the new Food Safety Modernization Act rule on mitigation strategies to protect food against intentional adulteration.

Food Integrity: Innovation, Transparency and Trust
Food Integrity: Innovation, Transparency and Trust

We must take food security into account when we make decisions about food safety and as we build a climate of food safety culture into our organizations.

Case Update: Produce Targeted by Man Spraying Mouse Poison
Case Update: Produce Targeted by Man Spraying Mouse Poison

The number one thing to remember is that alert employees are the most important company asset in any food defense program.

 

Food Integrity – Connecting the Elements of a Larger Vision
Food Integrity – Connecting the Elements of a Larger Vision

A systems-thinking approach, encompassing food safety, food security, food defense and food sustainability, is our basis for creating a more effective food system.

The Art of War in Food Defense
The Art of War in Food Defense

Food defense is a balancing act, where maximizing benefit must include careful consideration of financial and human costs. Is your food defense plan in balance?

The Ten Commandments of Food Defense
The Ten Commandments of Food Defense

What steps should your company put in place to safeguard your brand? Here are 10 good places to start.

The ISIS Files and Belgium: Food Industry Implications
The ISIS Files and Belgium: Food Industry Implications

How can you safeguard infrastructure targets like the food supply from targeted terrorism? The threat is real.

Food Safety and Security Is Not Just about Preventing Pathogens
Food Safety and Security Is Not Just about Preventing Pathogens

Well-trained and observant employees can prevent food safety incidents. How do your employees stack up?

Industrial Chemical Systems Threat Mitigation—An Important Element in Food Defense
Industrial Chemical Systems Threat Mitigation—An Important Element in Food Defense

Food personnel safety and security plans are not stand-alone efforts, unconnected to the business practices that make for company success, they must be firmly integrated into the company’s food safety culture.

Power Outage Shows Hacker Threats Are a Real Threat to the Food Industry
Power Outage Shows Hacker Threats Are a Real Threat to the Food Industry

What are the implications of breaches in cybersecurity for the food industry? Knowing the targets is key.

Is Terrorism a Threat to the U.S. Food Industry?
Is Terrorism a Threat to the U.S. Food Industry?

Are global food supplies at risk in this age of terrorism? You be the judge.

 

 

National Security Can Begin in the Chicken House and the Processing Plant
National Security Can Begin in the Chicken House and the Processing Plant

Food corporations must consider the evolving security environment as their first priority to safeguard the brand integrity and bottom line of their businesses.

Food Defense in the Age of Domestic Terrorism
Food Defense in the Age of Domestic Terrorism

A look at how domestic terrorism may impact food safety and food security…are we overlooking the obvious?

 

Staying One Step Ahead of Food Fraudsters
Staying One Step Ahead of Food Fraudsters

Food companies must know with whom they and their direct supply partners are dealing. Good business practices require this. Know how to protect your brand and reputation.

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