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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.
 

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.

When it Comes to Sanitation, Training Makes the Difference
When it Comes to Sanitation, Training Makes the Difference

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.

6 Common Food Sanitation Mistakes–and How to Fix Them
6 Common Food Sanitation Mistakes–and How to Fix Them

All food establishments are required to maintain sanitary conditions to ensure the safe production of food.


Top 10 Ingredients of a Total Food Protection Program
Top 10 Ingredients of a Total Food Protection Program

What your organization needs to implement a complete food protection program at all levels is presented.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lessons Learned: Food Safety Preparedness before the Nest Natural Disaster
Lessons Learned: Food Safety Preparedness before the Nest Natural Disaster

Natural disasters are known to impact our food supply, and responders should implement plans before a disaster strike to help mitigate issues that arise.

 

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.

Developing and Assessing GAPs Programs in Preparation for the Food Safety Modernization Act
Developing and Assessing GAPs Programs in Preparation for the Food Safety Modernization Act

Good Agricultural Practices comprise a prerequisite program that can be used to manage food safety risks in the field and during transport to packing environments.

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