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.
Director of Technical Services
Chestnut Labs

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

Kurt E. Deibel, Ph.D. Larry Cohen
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

 

Lessons Learned: Food Safety Preparedness before the Next Natural Disaster
Lessons Learned: Food Safety Preparedness before the Next Natural Disaster

Natural disasters are known to impact our food supply, and responders should implement plans before a disaster strike to help mitigate issues that arise.

Food Safety at Farmers Markets: A Reality Check
Food Safety at Farmers Markets:  A Reality Check

Raw meat and poultry products sold direct-to-consumer may carry higher concentrations of harmful bacteria compared with those produced commercially.

Economically Motivated Adulteration: Broadening the Focus to Food Fraud
Economically Motivated Adulteration: Broadening the Focus to Food Fraud

As an industry, we are early in addressing food fraud and are in a great position to establish a firm foundation before—or while—laws and standards are being developed.

Microbiological Safety of Fresh-Cut Produce from the Processor to Your Plate
Microbiological Safety of Fresh-Cut Produce from the Processor to Your Plate

Fruits and vegetables are prone to microbial contamination from a wide range of sources.

Articles

FSM eDigest
FDA’s Right to Take Photographs in Your Facility: Or Not
By Kathy Hardee, Esq.
FDA’s Right to Take Photographs in Your Facility: Or Not
FSM eDigest
Compliance Amid a Complicated Supply Chain
By Jeffrey Barach, Ph.D.
Compliance Amid a Complicated Supply Chain
Signature Series
Streamlined Microbiological Workflows for the Detection of Listeria monocytogenes in Food
By Rolf Ossmer, Volker Lanz and Andreas Bubert
Streamlined Microbiological Workflows for the Detection of <i>Listeria monocytogenes</i> in Food
Signature Series
Controlling Allergens in Food Manufacturing Plants
By Camila Gadotti, M.S.
Controlling Allergens in Food Manufacturing Plants
Signature Series
Analytical Method Validation of Food Safety Tests – Demonstrating Fitness-for-Purpose
By Sara Stead, Ph.D.
Analytical Method Validation of Food Safety Tests – Demonstrating Fitness-for-Purpose
FSM eDigest
Traceability Is Not a Substitute for Transparency in the Recipe for Food Company Success
By John T. Shapiro
Traceability Is Not a Substitute for Transparency in the Recipe for Food Company Success
FSM eDigest
Encourage Reporting of Suspected Foodborne Illness
By Harlan Stueven, M.D.
Encourage Reporting of Suspected Foodborne Illness
BLOG
Pathogen Diagnostic Platforms and the Jam Study
By Tom Weschler
Pathogen Diagnostic Platforms and the Jam Study
FSM eDigest
Traceback Litigation: Epidemiological Point/Counter-Point
By Steven R. Kramer, Esq.
Traceback Litigation: Epidemiological Point/Counter-Point
FSM eDigest
Energy Drinks: The Management of Risk in the Twilight Zone
By Kathy Hardee, Esq.
Energy Drinks: The Management of Risk in the Twilight Zone
FSM eDigest
FDA Seeks Industry Input on How to Facilitate Consumer Notification of Adulterated Foods
By John T. Shapiro
FDA Seeks Industry Input on How to Facilitate Consumer Notification of Adulterated Foods
FSM eDigest
Food Industry Problem Solving in Real Time
By Michael J. Pearsall
Food Industry Problem Solving in Real Time
Process Control
A New Paradigm for Validation, Verification and Monitoring
By John G. Surak, Ph.D.
A New Paradigm for Validation, Verification and Monitoring
GUEST EDITORIAL
Robotics and Automation for the Food Industry
By Steve Davis, Ph.D.
Robotics and Automation for the Food Industry
TESTING
Regulating the Low-Level Presence of Chemicals in Foods — The Way Forward
By Jaap C. Hanekamp, Ph.D.
Regulating the Low-Level Presence of Chemicals in Foods — The Way Forward

News

October 1, 2014
IFPTI Celebrates 5 Years in Food Protection and Consolidates under One Brand
October 1, 2014
Romer Labs Gluten G12 Rapid Tests Obtain AOAC Approval
September 29, 2014
Plants Prepackage Beneficial Microbes In Their Seeds
September 29, 2014
USDA Issues Brochure on Food Safety at In-Commerce Firms
September 29, 2014
Almanza Named USDA Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety
September 26, 2014
United Fresh Eyes Produce-Related Changes to FSMA Proposed Rules
September 25, 2014
FDA's Taylor and Sklamberg Discuss FSMA in Light of PCA Convictions
September 25, 2014
FDA Kicks Off Food Safety Challenge to Speed Detection of Salmonella in Produce
September 24, 2014
Training Helps College Foodservice Ops Cater to Students with Food Allergies
September 24, 2014
Tuskegee University Names Speakers for Inaugural Carver Lecture Series
September 23, 2014
Romer Labs' Aflatoxin Test Kit Gains USDA-GIPSA Approval
September 22, 2014
Guilty Verdicts for Defendants in Peanut Corp. of America Trial
September 19, 2014
UK's FSA Issues 2013-14 Science Report, Food and You Survey Results
September 19, 2014
FDA Announces Changes to Four FSMA Proposed Rules
September 18, 2014
Early Registration Extended for OSU Nonthermal Processing Workshop, Short Course
September 18, 2014
Peanut Corp. of America Trial to Conclude Today
September 17, 2014
NSF Experts Say Elliott Report Key to Safeguarding UK Food Safety
September 17, 2014
GMA, Chinese Food Industry Group to Partner on Food Safety
September 17, 2014
FDA, NASDA Ink Agreement to Implement Produce Safety Rule
September 15, 2014
FDA's Taylor Stresses Industry / Government Cooperation to Enforce FSMA