Allergens could be introduced into a food product many ways, most involving accidental cross-contact of some kind.
Well-trained and observant employees can prevent food safety incidents. How do your employees stack up?
Observance of these four commandments can help food companies band together to reduce frivolous lawsuits and reduce the significant time and expense that all food companies devote to managing litigation.
It makes sense to add a layer of protection to your food safety plan by learning and following essential tools and tips under intense media and government regulatory scrutiny.
What are the implications of breaches in cybersecurity for the food industry? Knowing the targets is key.
As food safety is top of mind for retail customers, distributors, processors and growers, do you know how to effectively use crisis response hotlines during a product recall?
As this case illustrates, transparency is absolutely essential to protect your company’s bottom line.
Do you know what your company should do in the face of a food recall? Here are some tips worth remembering.
Food corporations must consider the evolving security environment as their first priority to safeguard the brand integrity and bottom line of their businesses.
Do you know how to safeguard your company from being blindsided by public warnings issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about your product? Preparation is the key.
We can all take a page from the Chipotle playbook in responding to a foodborne illness outbreak.
Food Safety Magazine has monitored food recalls issued for the third consecutive quarter.
There are numerous reasons why every stakeholder in the global food supply needs to be thinking about traceability and why it’s important to them.
For the second time this year, Food Safety Magazine has tracked food recalls announced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) from April 1, 2015 through June 30, 2015.
An overview of how raw sprouts--a popular superfood--have been the source of recalls for the last 20 years.
Retailers are facing increased responsibility for food recalls of products they sell…and may be held liable for failure to initiate their own recall plan in a timely manner.
After a review of about 200 food recalls in the first quarter of 2015, FSM has found that more than half were due to undeclared allergens--primarily peanuts.
When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Coordinated Outbreak Response and Evaluation Network began operating in August 2011, it was structured to respond to foodborne illness outbreaks in three interdependent phases.
Why is traceability suddenly so important? It depends on who you talk to—public health, business, supply chain, consumers—all are key stakeholders in food traceability.
Think the threat of Ebola is over? Think again. The effects on the food industry is far reaching.