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- A Food Safety Management Framework for Foodservice and Catering
Despite the widely accepted gains emerging from adopting food safety management systems worldwide, the foodservice and catering sectors have not made advances towards deploying such systems in improving their food safety and hygiene practices. Read more for a proposed framework to aid this situation.
- Evolution of Food Safety in the Fast Food Realm
With so many consumers eating at fast food establishments these days, we look at how fast food pioneers Ray Kroc (McDonalds) and Colonel Sanders (Kentucky Fried Chicken) developed the top-notch food safety systems we know today.
- Imports and Exports: Ensuring Food Safety Down Under
With global food safety more important than ever before, Food Safety Magazine is taking a closer look at how various regions of the world are addressing current issues facing the food industry today.
- Culinary Student Food Safety Assessment
As foodborne illness can be caused by contamination during food preparation and/or storage, foodservice training is of paramount importance. This article reveals the findings of a survey of culinary arts students performed to assess their knowledge of food safety practices.
- Utilization of Steam Heat Generated via Microwave Energy
Most restaurants rely upon traditional steamers to cook seafood products to the required temperature of 145 °F. This study aimed to solve problems associated with conventional steamers using microwave-generated energy to steam cook seafood products within covered Cambro pans containing water. Their findings are presented.
- Quality and Food Safety in the International Arena of Food Production
For those food enterprises that wish to export to U.S. markets, both the quality and safety of their products have become serious corporate issues. Read more for the impact of quality control on the import/export process.
- 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.
- The Squeaky Wheel: Is Transporation the Watershed for Food Safety and Food Defense?
Food safety and defense transportation programs (possibly integrated) must be developed and implemented
- Global Partnerships in Food Safety
All food industries, including those involved with spices and botanical ingredients, face challenges in providing safe products to consumers.
- Integrated Pest Management in Foodservice Establishments
Common to all pest control strategies is the use of the creatures’ own habits and lifestyles against them for a healthier food establishment.
- From Soup to Nuts: Regulatory, Legal and Communications Issues Involved in Food Recalls
Recalls often occur at a rapid pace, requiring manufacturers to quickly decipher, analyze and act upon an evolving fact pattern.
- Safe Food in a Changing World
How will economic crises affect the efforts over the last couple of decades to assure food safety and promote consumption of healthy food.
- Street HACCP: Paving the Way for Small Retail Operations
Street HACCP involves modifying the seven HACCP principles such that they are easily integrated and become a natural part of the small retailer’s operation
- Wendy’s International: The Beef is in the Audit
Enhanced audit data management has also improved the Wendy’s auditing team’s ability to pull more usable information out of audits.
- Meeting the Challenges of Produce Supply Chain Safety
Edith Garrett, a fresh produce industry insider, discusses the challenges facing the produce industry.
- Egg Safety: Avoiding Shell Shock at Retail
Approaches to egg safety in retail food establishments are presented and discussed.
- Produce GAPs Harmonization: The Goal Is in Sight
The produce industry came together to reduce the audit burden that it had enabled by accepting and supporting a wide variety of food safety audit standards.
- Is Your Kitchen Certifiable? A Case for the Sanity of Food Protection Manager Programs
It is important to translate the science of microbiology into practical and understandable terms for foodservice establishments.
- 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.
- 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.
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