Food Safety Magazine

Editorial Advisory Board

Gary Ades, Ph.D.
President
G&L Consulting Group

Daniel W. Bena
Senior Fellow, Quality Technology
PepsiCo Beverages International

Reginald W. Bennett
Chief, Microbiological Methods
Developmnet Branch
CFSAN FDA

Robert E. Brackett, Ph.D.
IIT Vice President and Director
Illinois Institute of Technology, Institute for Food Safety and Health

John Butts, Ph.D.
Vice President, Research
Land O’Frost

Brian Campbell
Quality Assurance Manager
Kroger Manufacturing

Larry Cohen
Consultant
ASL Food Safety Consulting

Michael M. Cramer
Director, Quality Assurance
Windsor Foods

Beth Ann Crozier-Dodson, Ph.D.
Crozier-Dodson Food Safety Consulting

Will Daniels
Sr. Vice President, Operations and Organic Integrity Earthbound Farm

Kurt E. Deibel, Ph.D.
Vice President of Quality & Food Safety
Heinz North America

Jonathan W. DeVries, Ph.D.
Senior Principal Scientist, General Mills
Senior Technical Manager, Medallion Laboratories

William Fisher
Vice President of Policy and Initiatives
Institute of Food Technologists

Russell Flowers, Ph.D.
Chairman of the Board & Chief Scientific Officer
Silliker Inc.

Veny Gapud, M.S.
Food Safety Consultant

Kathy L. Gombas
Senior Advisor
CFSAN, U.S. FDA, Office of Food Safety
 

James R. Gorny, Ph.D.
Vice President, Food Safety and Technology
Produce Marketing Association

Paul A. Hall, Ph.D.
Vice President, Food Safety & Quality
Flying Food Group

Margaret D. Hardin, Ph.D.
VP Technical Services
IEH Laboratories & Consulting Group

Craig Henry, Ph.D.
Vice President, Global Business Development, Americas
Decernis LLC

Larry Keener
General Manager
International Product Safety Consultants

Jeffrey L. Kornacki, Ph.D.
President
Kornacki Microbiology Solutions, Inc.

H.L.M (Huub) Lelieveld
Co-chair
Global Harmonization Initiative

Ann Marie McNamara
Vice President, Quality Assurance and Product Safety
Jack in the Box

Martin Mitchell
Managing Director, Certified Laboratories
Technical Director, Refrigerated Foods Association

Robert W. Powitz, Ph.D., MPH
Forensic Sanitarian
RW Powitz & Associates

Tom M. Sauer
Senior Director of Quality Assurance
Borden Dairy

Richard F. Stier
Consulting Food Scientist

Darryl Sullivan
Director of Scientific Affairs
Covance Laboratories

John Surak, Ph.D.
Surak & Associates

Alexandra Veiga, Ph.D.
Science Manager
Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica
Universidade Nova de Lisboa (ITQB-UNL) and EFFoST

Don L. Zink, Ph.D.
Senior Food Scientist
CFSAN, U.S. FDA, Office of Food Safety

 

How Do You Know? The Evolution of Food Processing Technology
How Do You Know? The Evolution of Food Processing Technology

The evolution of food processing technology is examined by considering generalized examples in which process controls that were once good enough have been replaced by new approaches.

Hazard Analysis of Incidental Condensation Contamination in Food Manufacturing Facilities
Hazard Analysis of Incidental Condensation  Contamination in Food Manufacturing Facilities

While condensation in food production facilities is a common occurrence, what truly are the hazards associated with condensation and how serious is the threat it poses?

How Safe Are Snack Foods?
How Safe Are Snack Foods?

Snack foods are all low in moisture. They have low water activity and do not support the growth of food pathogens or even spoilage organisms.

Global Partnerships in Food Safety: Education and Training Can Improve the Safety of Spices and Botanical Ingredients
Global Partnerships in Food Safety:  Education and Training Can Improve the Safety of Spices and Botanical Ingredients

All food industries, including those involved with spices and botanical ingredients, face challenges in providing safe products to consumers.

Creating the Rapid Response Road Map: Collaboration Points the Way Forward
Creating the Rapid Response Road Map: Collaboration Points the Way Forward

In recent years, federal, state and local agencies have shifted their thinking toward the concept of building an integrated food safety system.

Articles

FSM eDigest
Who Comes Out on Top? Food Safety vs. Individual Rights
By Kathy Hardee, Esq.
Who Comes Out on Top? Food Safety vs. Individual Rights
FSM eDigest
What’s on the Minds of Food and Beverage Company Executives?
By Cristin Singer
What’s on the Minds of Food and Beverage Company Executives?
FSM eDigest
Labeling of Allergens: Regulations and Best Practices that Protect the Consumer
By Jeff Barach, Ph.D.
Labeling of Allergens: Regulations and Best Practices that Protect the Consumer
20th ANNIVERSARY
FSM: Twenty Years and Counting
By Food Safety Magazine and Tom Sauer
FSM: Twenty Years and Counting
Sanitation
Progress in the Hygienic Design of Food Processing Equipment
By Huub Lelieveld
Progress in the Hygienic Design of Food Processing Equipment
Chemicals
Proposition 65’s “Naturally Occurring” Exemption
By Dennis E. Raglin, Esq.
Proposition 65’s “Naturally Occurring” Exemption
Edibles
The Cannabis Conundrum: Is Grass GRAS?
By Richard F. Stier
The Cannabis Conundrum: Is Grass GRAS?
Process Control
Dear Supplier, You Must Be Certified; Resistance Is Futile
By Tatiana A. Lorca, Ph.D., and John G. Surak, Ph.D.
Dear Supplier, You Must Be Certified; Resistance Is Futile
Regulatory Report
Outbreak Responders Work to Stop Viral and Parasitic Foodborne Outbreaks
By David Steigman
Outbreak Responders Work to Stop Viral and Parasitic Foodborne Outbreaks
PACKAGING
Are Food Producers and Retailers Taking Enough Due Diligence in Auditing Packaging Suppliers?
By Larry Dworkin
Are Food Producers and Retailers Taking Enough Due Diligence in Auditing Packaging Suppliers?
FSM eDigest
House Passes GMO Labeling Bill
By David L. Ter Molen
House Passes GMO Labeling Bill
FSM eDigest
Flying Under the Radar of FSMA: The Wild, Wild, West of Unregulated Farmers Markets
By Anne Cherry Barnett, Esq., and J. Alan Warfield, Esq.
Flying Under the Radar of FSMA: The Wild, Wild, West of Unregulated Farmers Markets
FSM eDigest
Avian Influenza Hits Foodservice Providers
By Bruce Reinstein
Avian Influenza Hits Foodservice Providers
FSM eDigest
Benefits of Food Traceability
By William Fisher
Benefits of Food Traceability
FSM eDigest
FSM Scoop: Raw Milk
By Tiffany Maberry
FSM Scoop: Raw Milk

News

August 27, 2015
Is Grass-Fed Organic Cattle Really Less Likely to Contain Bacteria?
August 27, 2015
NEHA Awarded FDA Food Safety Cooperative Agreement to Build Capacity for State and Local Regulatory Agencies
August 26, 2015
Food Safety Group Sues USDA Over Requests for Records
August 26, 2015
Denmark Sees Decrease in Foodborne Outbreaks
August 24, 2015
Congressional Democrats Urge FDA to Help Small Farmers with FSMA
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Union: CFIA’s $35 Million Budget Cut a Major Risk to Public Health
August 18, 2015
Blue Bell to Return in Select Markets Before Labor Day
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Australia's Foodborne Illness Rates Decline... Except Salmonella
August 13, 2015
Vinegar and Spices: Natural Sanitizers for Leafy Greens, Say Researchers
August 11, 2015
Kansas Congressman Says GMO Labeling is Unnecessary
August 7, 2015
CDC to Spend $110 Million Helping States with Foodborne Illness Outbreaks
August 6, 2015
First Blue Bell Plant to Resume Production After Massive Recall
August 4, 2015
FDA Wants Feedback on Raw Milk Cheese
July 28, 2015
FDA Temporarily Bans Some Mexican Cilantro from Crossing U.S. Border
July 25, 2015
Unprecedented Life Sentence Recommended for Peanut Executive
July 23, 2015
Purdue University Wins Top Prize in FDA Food Safety Challenge
July 23, 2015
House to Vote on Anti-GMO Labeling Bill
July 23, 2015
Bird Flu Vaccine Works on Chickens, Maybe Turkeys Too
July 22, 2015
U.S. Food Recalls Have Doubled Since 2002, Says Swiss Firm
July 20, 2015
No More Bad Apples: Researchers Use UVC Light to Inactivate Fruit Pathogens