Applied ethnography, when properly employed, gives us an unbiased and comprehensive understanding of current food safety practices.
A physical scientist looks at ongoing food controversies: How can scientists help educate the public?
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.
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.
Many food safety hazards present themselves in the retail environment.
Intentional economically motivated adulteration activities and initiatives in food defense are highlighted.
New regulations mark the first time that packaging operations will come under the regulatory microscope in a significant way.
FDA is becoming much more inspection-oriented and enforcement-minded, even before FSMA is fully implemented.
Establishing zones within the food processing facility is an important technique for reducing the likelihood of cross-contamination.
The number one quality assurance (QA) mistake that food testing laboratories make is not having enough training for new employees.
Cases of intentional contamination are infrequent but can result in serious adverse public health consequences and economic impact.
All sanitation programs have the ultimate goal of reducing and/or eliminating all harmful contaminants.
Marriott International accomplishes food safety on a global scale with a training and inspection program that transcends language and cultural barriers.
When a food company begins to develop an integrated sanitation program to better ensure the quality and safety of its products, teamwork is essential to the program’s success.
The sanitation staff is the first—and best—line of defense against mishaps that can lead to costly recalls, lost product batches and workplace injuries.
All food establishments are required to maintain sanitary conditions to ensure the safe production of food.
What your organization needs to implement a complete food protection program at all levels is presented.
A review of “Diagnosis and Management of Foodborne Illnesses: A Primer for Physicians and Other Health Care Professionals” is presented.
Many ethnic start-up retail and food service operations function without the benefit of a large corporate support structure and need industry support.
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.