The trucking industry has never had a more timely opportunity to play its part in implementing and improving delivery control systems for temperature-sensitive goods.
Everyone in the food chain needs to take a larger role in the direction of our food safety practices and help shape where we are headed.
The dairy industry presents unique challenges to addressing food protection, particularly in the area of bulk milk transportation.
The domestic waterborne transportation industry consists of a broad range of passenger vessels that affects food safety.
Customers should be aware of the food safety differences between distributors, especially in a down economy when many are making choices based on price.
Food safety and defense transportation programs (possibly integrated) must be developed and implemented
An overview of Golden State Foods QA program is discussed.
Refrigerated, perishable products offer a unique level of complexity since there is no singular technology to assure product safety for the broad spectrum of products that exist.
Environmental Listeria sampling is popular among food manufacturers because it greatly reduces the time and cost associated with end-product testing for the pathogen.
Distributors should establish clear protocols to ensure that product is stored properly and travels at the proper temperature to maintain its integrity.
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.