Food Safety Magazine

Supply Chain

The following list is a collection of all articles in the Supply Chain category. To refine your list, select from the subcategories provided in the navigation bar and here for your convenience: Foodservice/Retail, Growers/GAPs, Imports/Exports, Regulation, Temperature Control/Cold Chain, Traceability/Recall, Transportation

Hot Tips for Using and Selecting Portable Thermometers
Hot Tips for Using and Selecting Portable Thermometers

Need a portable thermometer? Find out how to choose exactly what you need.


Fresh Trailblazers in Traceability
Fresh Trailblazers in Traceability

To achieve the highest levels of supply chain traceability, trading partners must be able to link products with locations and times.  

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.

Product Tracing in Food Systems: Legislation versus Reality
Product Tracing in Food Systems: Legislation versus Reality

Product tracing is the ability to trace potentially contaminated product, the consumption of which may cause an adverse health impact, through the supply chain.

Perspectives from a Review of Selected Case Histories of Microbiological Problems with Imported Produce
Perspectives from a Review of Selected Case Histories of Microbiological Problems with Imported Produce

The challenges of detecting and controlling harmful microorganisms on imported produce remain complex on both the scientific and regulatory fronts.

Now Showing: Reducing Risk Factors at Foodservice & Retail
Now Showing: Reducing Risk Factors at Foodservice & Retail

A paradigm shift in stakeholder communication and partnering is creating a food safety culture that should have a positive impact on reducing risk factors for food contamination events.

Under Construction: Bolstering Food Import Safety
Under Construction: Bolstering Food Import Safety

Food safety is always the foundation of any food company’s brand value proposition.

Innovations in Traceability Systems and Product ID Tools
Innovations in Traceability Systems and Product ID Tools

Product ID and labeling can aid a processor’s ability to track and trace their products through the supply chain.

Meeting the Challenges of Produce Supply Chain Safety
Meeting the Challenges of Produce Supply Chain Safety

Edith Garrett, a fresh produce industry insider, discusses the challenges facing the produce industry.
 

Best Practices in Refrigerated Foods Processing
Best Practices in Refrigerated Foods Processing

Food retailers, foodservice operators and consumers who purchase refrigerated, ready-to-eat foods are more aware of—and more demanding about—food safety than ever before.

Safe Food at Retail Establishments
Safe Food at Retail Establishments

Activities by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are intended to improve the safety of food in retail establishments.

Communicating During and Through a Food Recall
Communicating During and Through a Food Recall

Effective, responsible communication is key to maintaining trust in the food system and a challenge for communicating prior to, during and after a recall.  

A Simple Introduction to Thermometry and Basic Calibration
A Simple Introduction to Thermometry and Basic Calibration

An accurate thermometer in the hands of a trained food safety professional can mean the difference between health and illness for your customers.

Issues in Time and Temperature Abuse of Refrigerated Foods
Issues in Time and Temperature Abuse of Refrigerated Foods

Suggested temperature specifications for refrigeration of foods have been revised as knowledge and technology advancements are made.

The “Danger Zone” Reevaluated
The “Danger Zone” Reevaluated

For many years, a so-called “danger zone” has been used for alerting foodservice and other food industry personnel about temperatures that are potentially hazardous for holding foods.

Cleaning and Sanitization of Food-contact Surfaces in Retail/Foodservice Establishments
Cleaning and Sanitization of Food-contact Surfaces in Retail/Foodservice Establishments

The two sanitization methods commonly used in retail/foodservice establishments are heat and chemicals.

FDA Regulation of Domestic Waterborne Transportation
FDA Regulation of Domestic Waterborne Transportation

The domestic waterborne transportation industry consists of a broad range of passenger vessels that affects food safety.

Building Consumer Trust Requires Redefining Today’s Food System
Building Consumer Trust Requires Redefining Today’s Food System

To build consumer trust, the food system must communicate ethically to build the trust that protects its freedom to operate.

Ingredient Chain of Custody: Impact on Food Safety
Ingredient Chain of Custody:  Impact on Food Safety

When it comes to food, there is limited regulation, control or intervention unless there is a problem or failure in the supply chain.

Trends in Food Packaging: Borrowed Expertise
Trends in Food Packaging: Borrowed Expertise

Food packagers can borrow insight from the pharmaceutical industry for the best approaches to use for safe packaging.

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