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On-Farm Practices of Beef Producers and Processors: What Are the Gaps in Food Safety?
On-Farm Practices of Beef Producers and Processors: What Are the Gaps  in Food Safety?

Are foods produced close to home by small, independent producers really inherently more safe than—or at least as safe as—foods produced by large companies?

Food Safety and Language Barriers on the Food Processing Line
Food Safety and Language Barriers on the Food Processing Line

Employee attitudes toward specific behaviors have been identified as predictors for overall employee behaviors and food safety.

Leading Food Safety Collaborative Steps Up Services to Health Educators
Leading Food Safety Collaborative Steps Up Services to Health Educators

A partnership of industry, government and consumer groups is working together to ensure that consumers have free access to evidence-based, actionable educational messages and resources.

The Need for Foodservice Employee Allergen Training
The Need for Foodservice Employee Allergen Training

Food allergy and gluten-free training is an important component of any foodservice operation.

Leveraging Ethnography to Improve Food Safety
Leveraging Ethnography to Improve Food Safety

Applied ethnography, when properly employed, gives us an unbiased and comprehensive understanding of current food safety practices.

An Astronomer’s View of Food Controversies
An Astronomer’s View of Food Controversies

A physical scientist looks at ongoing food controversies: How can scientists help educate the public?

Paster Training Adopts New Food Safety Manager Manual
Paster Training Adopts New Food Safety Manager Manual

Paster Training, Inc. has begun using and distributing a new food safety manual, the SURE Food Safety Manager Manual. Available for purchase as of Feb. 10, the trainer-tested manual is published by Instruis Publishing Company.

HACCP Credential Closes the Verification Loop
HACCP Credential Closes the  Verification Loop

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) is an essential tool in the food safety arsenal and is used globally to ensure safe food worldwide.

Is It Time for Retail HACCP?
Is It Time for Retail HACCP?

Many food safety hazards present themselves in the retail environment.

 

Economically Motivated Adulteration: Another Dimension of the “Expanding Umbrella of Food Defense”
Economically Motivated Adulteration: Another Dimension of the “Expanding Umbrella of Food Defense”

Intentional economically motivated adulteration activities and initiatives in food defense are highlighted.

 

Moving Ahead in Food Safety Implementation Measures for Packaging
Moving Ahead in Food Safety Implementation Measures  for Packaging

New regulations mark the first time that packaging operations will come under the regulatory microscope in a significant way.
 

FDA’s Changing Culture: What Every Food Company Needs to Know
FDA’s Changing Culture: What Every Food Company Needs to Know

FDA is becoming much more inspection-oriented and enforcement-minded, even before FSMA is fully implemented.
 

The Critical Cleaning Zone
The Critical Cleaning Zone

Establishing zones within the food processing facility is an important technique for reducing the likelihood of cross-contamination.
 

The Pieces of the Food Safety Puzzle
The Pieces of the Food Safety Puzzle

A food safety program cannot be implemented without solid levels of management commitment that cross all departments.

 

14 QA Mistakes Made by Food Labs
14 QA Mistakes Made by Food Labs

The number one quality assurance (QA) mistake that food testing laboratories make is not having enough training for new employees.

New Food Safety Education Outreach for Health Professionals
New Food Safety Education Outreach for Health Professionals

A review of “Diagnosis and Management of Foodborne Illnesses: A Primer for Physicians and Other Health Care Professionals” is presented.

Food Safety Education for Ethnic Audiences
Food Safety Education for Ethnic Audiences

Many ethnic start-up retail and food service operations function without the benefit of a large corporate support structure and need industry support.

Building a Solid Foundation in Meat Processing and Preparation
Building a Solid Foundation in  Meat Processing and Preparation

The State University College of Agriculture and Technology in Cobleskill, NY, offers curricula in every facet of food production.

Training Is a Key Component in Serving Patrons with Food Allergies
Training Is a Key Component in Serving Patrons with Food Allergies

Training of waitstaff on food allergens is essential, but the entire establishment should maintain an allergen-free kitchen and incorporate a company-wide food safety culture.

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.

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