There is a wide variety of potentially detrimental compounds and quality issues that must be supported by comprehensive analysis programs for food safety.
Packaging companies are responding to new mandates to prevent contamination or misinformation before the product ever reaches the supply chain.
Food packagers can borrow insight from the pharmaceutical industry for the best approaches to use for safe packaging.
Improved microbiological safety of food may be attained by using irradiation in the production of several types of raw or minimally processed foods.
Modified atmosphere packaged (MAP) products can be found in almost every aisle of the supermarket today.
There is good reason for the new laws regarding labeling of products containing allergens or made in plants or on lines where allergens are handled.
To determine whether a food package can be legally marketed around the globe, one must consider many factors related to the packaging of the food item.
The inherent risk of recontamination by L. monocytogenes in meat processing environments has been well documented and must be addressed.