Best practices dictate that a third party assess the competency of the testing lab and its compliance with the relevant standards.
How will economic crises affect the efforts over the last couple of decades to assure food safety and promote consumption of healthy food.
The emergence of antibiotic-resistant foodborne pathogens is inherently linked to how antibiotics have been used in food animal production.
Each sector of the food industry is charged with the responsibility of adhering to and utilizing proper food handling techniques.
To achieve the highest levels of supply chain traceability, trading partners must be able to link products with locations and times.
It is no secret that there has been significant media exposure, public health impact and decrease in consumer confidence in recent years due to some significant food safety incidents.
As food safety programs nationwide continue to change to adapt to the ever-moving world of protecting our food supply, the process must continue to improve.
It isn't difficult to see that, independent of the mode of transportation, foods and food ingredients are susceptible to abuse and/or contamination during transportation and storage.
An interview with Jenny Scott, M.Sc., was conducted to gain her perspective on time and temperature controls in the food chain.
Food safety and defense transportation programs (possibly integrated) must be developed and implemented