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Quaker Employees Learn How to Fight Terrorists
Quaker Employees Learn How to Fight Terrorists

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.

Case Studies in Food Protection: Rhodia Foods
Case Studies in Food Protection: Rhodia Foods

Doug Willrett of Rhodia Food discusses the growing trend toward developing antimicrobial ingredients for the food industry.

Shopping for Food Safety and the Public Trust: What Supply Chain Stakeholders Need to Know About Consumer Attitudes
Shopping for Food Safety and the Public Trust: What Supply Chain Stakeholders Need to Know About Consumer Attitudes

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.

Crisis Management in the Digital World
Crisis Management in the Digital World

Companies must strive to include innovative communication strategies in their crisis management plans.

 

Why Utilizing Social Media as a Risk Mitigation Tool Is a “Must-Do”
Why Utilizing Social Media as a Risk Mitigation Tool Is a “Must-Do”

ConAgra Foods has been recognized as a company that takes pride in its food safety culture and practices.

Constraints to HACCP Implementation in Developing Countries Part II
Constraints to HACCP Implementation in Developing Countries Part II

Part II of a series exploring the cultural and technical food production issues faced by developing countries.

How to Keep Your Focus on Food Safety
How to Keep Your Focus on Food Safety

How does one distinguish between legitimate and illegitimate or unsupported claims of foodborne illness?

Hurdling New Technology Challenges: Making the Business Case for New Technologies
Hurdling New Technology Challenges: Making the Business Case for New Technologies

A strong and convincing case for the use of new food safety technologies must be made in cooperation with all relevant stakeholders.

Food Safety Revisited: A Business Imperative
Food Safety Revisited: A Business Imperative

Today food companies need new initiatives to demonstrate their ability to produce safe products and keep public confidence.

BEYOND HACCP: Current Controversies in the Application of HAACP Systems, Part 1
BEYOND HACCP: Current Controversies in the Application of HAACP Systems, Part 1

The Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) system as a routine component of a food company’s food safety program and its limitations upon implementation is explored.

Pandemic Flu and the U.S. Food Industry
Pandemic Flu and the U.S. Food Industry

When the dust settles after a pandemic hits, the food industry and individual businesses will be judged on how they conducted operations during the pandemic.

Costco Wholesale: Culturing Food Safety Success
Costco Wholesale: Culturing Food Safety Success

For Costco Wholesale, dedication to food safety is in the very fabric of its corporate culture.

Food Safety for Food Handlers
Food Safety for Food Handlers

A culture of food safety is built on a set of shared values that operators and their staff follow to produce and provide food in the safest manner.

Food Safety: Top Concern of Food Industry CEOs
Food Safety: Top Concern of Food Industry CEOs

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.

Bear Creek Safety Database Bears Fruit
Bear Creek Safety Database Bears Fruit

A look at Bear Creek, a manufacturer of gift baskets, and their approach to food safety.

Animal Welfare and Food Safety
Animal Welfare and Food Safety

When we debate how animals should be treated, we are also debating the safety of our food.


The Squeaky Wheel: Is Transporation the Watershed for Food Safety and Food Defense?
The Squeaky Wheel: Is Transportation the Watershed for Food Safety and Food Defense?

Food safety and defense transportation programs (possibly integrated) must be developed and implemented
 

Training in an Integrated Food Safety System: Focus on Food Proteciton Officials
Training in an Integrated Food Safety System: Focus on Food Proteciton Officials

For training and certification to be successful, all food protection professionals must have a clearly defined skill set to do their jobs.

Bakeries Rise to Food Safety and Defense Challenges
Bakeries Rise to Food Safety and Defense Challenges

An interview with Lee Sanders of the American Bakers Association reveals the latest food safety challenges facing bakeries today.

Jana’s Classics: Allergen Control Program Provides Peace of Mind
Jana’s Classics: Allergen Control Program Provides Peace of Mind

Jana’s Classics’ founder and president Jana Taylor discusses the critical elements of successful allergen control programs in the food supply chain.

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