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What I Learned by Taking the FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Course
What I Learned by Taking the FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Course

Ten important take-aways from the Preventive Controls for Human Food course are presented.

How Leaders in the Cannabis Industry Are Implementing High Standards for Food Safety in an Unregulated Environment
How Leaders in the Cannabis Industry Are  Implementing High Standards  for Food Safety in an Unregulated Environment

If companies are left to fend for themselves, then what exactly are industry leaders doing to become federally compliant and meet food safety guidelines?

Getting Ready for FSMA’s Allergen Guidelines
Getting Ready for FSMA’s Allergen Guidelines

Allergens could be introduced into a food product many ways, most involving accidental cross-contact of some kind.

Ultimate Food Safety: A Perspective
Ultimate Food Safety: A Perspective

Implementing tried-and-true food safety programs will reap tremendous outcomes for food safety along the supply chain.

 

A Tale of Food Safety Woes: This Ever Happen To You?
A Tale of Food Safety Woes: This Ever Happen To You?

Valuable lessons can be learned from the mistakes made across the food industry. Those accounts warrant telling and repeating.

Food Safety Auditor Training Is in Demand
Food Safety Auditor Training Is in Demand

NEHA’s food safety auditor training prepares industry professionals for a career track in auditing.

How Food Companies Can Modify Their Existing HACCP Plans into an All-Encompassing Food Safety Plan
How Food Companies Can Modify Their Existing HACCP Plans into an All-Encompassing Food Safety Plan

 HARPC is similar to HACCP in that it points out a need for control when there is a significant hazard.

HACCP Issues and Impacts
HACCP Issues and Impacts

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) was originally developed based on several key program types.

Is My Sushi Safe? Why Government Regulation Is Coming to Sushi
Is My Sushi Safe? Why Government Regulation Is Coming to Sushi

Inconsistent government regulations confound food safety issues surrounding sushi. Fish quality and rice acidification affect the safety of the popular Japanese cuisine.

 

Understanding the Differences between Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment
Understanding the Differences between Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessment

Hazard Analysis and risk assessment are not the same; should they be kept separate?

Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls (HARPC): The New GMP for Food Manufacturing
Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls (HARPC): The New GMP for Food Manufacturing

FSMA implementation will be the largest change in the food industry that has ever been implemented and enforced by FDA.

Dear Supplier, You Must Be Certified; Resistance Is Futile
Dear Supplier, You Must Be Certified; Resistance Is Futile

All audit schemes require an initial certification and ongoing recertification, which includes annual site audits at a minimum.

Are Food Producers and Retailers Taking Enough Due Diligence in Auditing Packaging Suppliers?
Are Food Producers and Retailers Taking Enough Due Diligence in Auditing Packaging Suppliers?

Packaging materials are part of the food processors’ ingredient list, and it only makes common sense that they should be treated the same as any substance when it comes to food safety.

You Say HACCP, I Say HARPC: Prepping for FSMA
You Say HACCP, I Say HARPC: Prepping for FSMA

Prevention is the key to food safety. Why Hazard Analysis Risk-based Preventative Controls (HARPC) is more robust than HACCP.

World-Class Food Safety in Foodservice
World-Class Food Safety in Foodservice

What exactly makes a foodservice company best-in-class or world-class in food safety?

 

ISO 22000: The Times…They Are A-Changing*
ISO 22000: The Times…They Are A-Changing*

Changes to several ISO standards were initiated at the Fifth Plenary Meeting of ISO Subcommittee 17 in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2014.

 

The Role of the Cooperative Extension in Food Safety
The Role of the Cooperative Extension in Food Safety

Cooperative Extension faces many challenges and opportunities as the system moves into its second century.

A New Paradigm for Validation, Verification and Monitoring
A New Paradigm for Validation, Verification and Monitoring

Validation, verification and monitoring are critical components of food safety and quality management programs.

Development of BRC-Compliant Cleaning and Disinfection Methods
Development of BRC-Compliant Cleaning and Disinfection Methods

All aspects of cleaning and disinfection methods should be incorporated into the internal audit program of the food processor to ensure it is meeting the standards desired.

 

Pest Management SOPs for Food Processing Plants and the Importance of FSMA
Pest Management SOPs for Food Processing Plants and the Importance of FSMA

One key aspect of sanitation is the prevention and immediate elimination of any and all pest infestations in a food plant.

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