FDA is becoming much more inspection-oriented and enforcement-minded, even before FSMA is fully implemented.
Foodborne illness claims are among the greatest financial risks facing the food industry.
Establishing zones within the food processing facility is an important technique for reducing the likelihood of cross-contamination.
The main goal of food safety must be to target our food safety efforts toward the prevention of actual harm.
Best practices dictate that a third party assess the competency of the testing lab and its compliance with the relevant standards.
Outsourcing business functions, specifically laboratory testing may increase efficiency and cut costs with proper planning, careful contracting and ongoing oversight.
Today food companies need new initiatives to demonstrate their ability to produce safe products and keep public confidence.
When we debate how animals should be treated, we are also debating the safety of our food.
Rainforest Alliance certification is one of the certifications that promote sustainable agriculture practices in line with increasing food safety.
The CEO should know all about food safety for the proper management of the business.
If we don’t know who is getting sick from which organisms present in food, we can’t do our jobs properly to safeguard public health from foodborne pathogens.
How does one distinguish between legitimate and illegitimate or unsupported claims of foodborne illness?
For food safety professionals to retain a value-perceived position in the industry, it is critical for them to truly understand the business.
An interview with Lee Sanders of the American Bakers Association reveals the latest food safety challenges facing bakeries today.
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.
A strong and convincing case for the use of new food safety technologies must be made in cooperation with all relevant stakeholders.
Continuous research and education are important components of Chiquita’s overall food safety program.
It is no secret that there has been significant media exposure, public health impact and decrease in consumer confidence in recent years due to some significant food safety incidents.
The food industry must continue to take responsibility for what it can control and not rely on, or expect, regulators to find the gaps in the process.
Selecting the right ingredient supplier may seem like an onerous process for your supply chain, but this is an important food safety-related decision.