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

Scott M. Russell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Poultry Science
University of Georgia

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

 

Building Food Safety Leaders
Building Food Safety Leaders

The greatest scientists, including those in food safety, are able to understand when new information comes in, assimilate it, contemplate it and change their minds.

Lot Acceptance Testing for Ready-to-Eat Salads
Lot Acceptance Testing for Ready-to-Eat Salads

An analytical testing protocol is fundamental to any food product acceptance testing program, including those for examining the microbiological safety of ready-to-eat salad.

Good Consumer Practices Are Necessary to Further Improve Global Food Safety
Good Consumer Practices Are Necessary to Further Improve Global Food Safety

The food industry and regulatory agencies have both been reluctant to suggest that consumers bear some responsibility for the safe handling of foods.

Articles

Blog
Blue Bell and the Very Real Impact of the Food Safety Modernization Act
By Michael R. Taylor
Blue Bell and the Very Real Impact of the Food Safety Modernization Act
FSM eDigest
Five Ways to Prepare for Food Data Sharing
By Angela Fernandez
Five Ways to Prepare for Food Data Sharing
eNewsletter
FSM Scoop: Raw Sprouts
By Tiffany Maberry
FSM Scoop: Raw Sprouts
FSM eDigest
Court Update: Vermont's GE Labeling Requirements
By David L. Ter Molen
Court Update: Vermont's GE Labeling Requirements
FSM eDigest
Global Food Safety Curricula Initiative Update
By Lesley Peppin, Susanna Rosebush and Judith Meech
Global Food Safety Curricula Initiative Update
Blog
FSMA: The Future Is Now
By Michael R. Taylor
FSMA: The Future Is Now
Signature Series
Securing the Global Food Chain Proactively
By Tim Curran
Securing the Global Food Chain Proactively
FSM eDigest
Checking Field Thermometer Accuracy
By Robert W. Powitz, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.S., C.F.S.P.
Checking Field Thermometer Accuracy
FSM eDigest
Food Recalls from the Perspective of the Retailer
By Kathy Hardee, Esq.
Food Recalls from the Perspective of the Retailer
FSM eDigest
Options for Approving New Food Contact Substances in the U.S.
By Dr. Alistair Irvine and Ian Cooper
Options for Approving New Food Contact Substances in the U.S.
FSM eDigest
Food Safety and GMO Labeling: Two Federal Bids to Reduce Patchwork Rules
By David L. Ter Molen
Food Safety and GMO Labeling: Two Federal Bids to Reduce Patchwork Rules
FSM eDigest
World Health Day 2015
By Yasmine Motarjemi, Ph.D.
World Health Day 2015
FSM eDigest
Undeclared Allergens Account for Over Half of Q1 Food Recalls
By Tiffany Maberry
Undeclared Allergens Account for Over Half of Q1 Food Recalls
Sanitation
Reduction of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Attached to Stainless Steel
By Amy R. Parks, Ph.D., and Mindy M. Brashears, Ph.D.
Reduction of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Attached to Stainless Steel
Regulations
A Closer Look at Food Safety in Canada
By Paul Mayers
A Closer Look at Food Safety in Canada

News

May 27, 2015
EU Wakes Up to New Caffeine Intake Recommendations
May 26, 2015
World Food Center Born From UC Davis, China Partnership
May 22, 2015
RICE Act Asks FDA to Set Limits on Rice Arsenic
May 22, 2015
FDA Reports Show Blue Bell Food Safety Violations Dating Back 8 Years
May 21, 2015
Just Label It Campaign Asks Congress to Require GMO Labeling
May 21, 2015
Sanderson Farms Will Not Chicken Out of Antibiotic Use
May 20, 2015
Sticky Situation: ConAgra to Pay $11.2 Million for Shipping Contaminated Peanut Butter
May 20, 2015
Kirby to Receive Food Safety Magazine Distinguished Service Award
May 18, 2015
WTO Slaughters U.S. Meat Labeling Plans... Again
May 15, 2015
USDA Plans for Voluntary GMO Certification and Labeling
May 15, 2015
FoodNet Report Shows Mixed Bag of Foodborne Illness Trends
May 14, 2015
UK's "Chicken Challenge" to Address Campylobacter Crisis
May 14, 2015
PBS Documentary Paints Grim Picture of Salmonella in Chicken; Expedites Food Safety Bill
May 13, 2015
New Labeling for Mechanically Tenderized Beef Set for May 2016
May 13, 2015
Survey: Food Safety is Retailers' "Biggest Fear"
May 11, 2015
Tyson Foods Wins IAFP's 2015 Black Pearl Award
May 8, 2015
Pure Irony: Maryland Health Official Recaps Foodborne Outbreak Investigation at Last Year’s Food Safety Summit
May 7, 2015
FDA Says Blue Bell Listeria Contamination Dates Back to March 2013
May 7, 2015
Jeni's Ice Cream Pinpoints Origin of Listeria Contamination
May 6, 2015
China Proposes Tougher Punishments for Food Safety Violators