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

 

Why Don't We Learn More from Our Mistakes?
Why Don't We Learn More from Our Mistakes?

Historically, the major improvements to food safety across the industry and through regulatory change have been driven by food safety crises.

IFT’s Global Food Traceability Center: Untangling the Food Supply Chain
IFT’s Global Food Traceability Center: Untangling the Food Supply Chain

An interview with William Fisher, M.Sc., CFS, Institute of Food Technologists on the launch of the Global Food Traceability Center.

Ingredient Chain of Custody: Impact on Food Safety
Ingredient Chain of Custody:  Impact on Food Safety

When it comes to food, there is limited regulation, control or intervention unless there is a problem or failure in the supply chain.

Whistleblowing: Food Safety and Fraud
Whistleblowing: Food Safety and Fraud

A whistleblower is any person who reports or discloses information on a threat or harm to the public interest in the context of their work-based relationship and is needed in the food industry.

Food Virology Collaborative: NoroCORE Tackles Foodborne Viruses
Food Virology Collaborative:  NoroCORE Tackles Foodborne Viruses

The long-term goal of NoroCORE is to reduce the burden of foodborne disease associated with viruses, particularly noroviruses.

Articles

FSM eDigest
Leveraging FDA’s cGMPs and HACCP Regulations to Protect Your Company
By Josh Becker and Aaron Block
Leveraging FDA’s cGMPs and HACCP Regulations to Protect Your Company
FSM eDigest
Troubling Times for Food Safety Diagnostic Companies
By Tom Weschler
Troubling Times for Food Safety Diagnostic Companies
FSM eDigest
Ready or Not, Aptamers Have Arrived
By Jim Byron
Ready or Not, Aptamers Have Arrived
FSM eDigest
What Food Professionals Can Learn From GM about Internal Safety Communications
By Anthony Anscombe and Karen Woodward
What Food Professionals Can Learn From GM about Internal Safety Communications
FSM eDigest
Who Is “Qualified” to Implement FSMA?
By Kathy Hardee, Esq.
Who Is “Qualified” to Implement FSMA?
FSM eDigest
Targeting Executives of Food and Beverage Companies and Transporters
By Trent Taylor
Targeting Executives of Food and Beverage Companies and Transporters
Signature Series
Analysis of Pesticides in Baby Foods Using Triple Quad GC/MS/MS
By Zhuangzhi “Max” Wang, Ph.D., Richard R. Whitney, Ph.D., Nicole M. Lock, Laura Chambers and Clifford M. Taylor
Analysis of Pesticides in Baby Foods Using Triple Quad GC/MS/MS
Sanitation
Airborne Contamination: A Microbiologist’s Perspective
By Jeffrey L. Kornacki, Ph.D.
Airborne Contamination: A Microbiologist’s Perspective
Pulsed Light
Shedding Light on Food Safety: Applications of Pulsed Light Processing
By Larry Keener and Kathiravan Krishnamurthy, Ph.D.
Shedding Light on Food Safety: Applications of Pulsed Light Processing
PACKAGING
The Regulation of Antimicrobials in Food Packaging
By George G. Misko
The Regulation of Antimicrobials in Food Packaging
TESTING
The Sample Has Been Taken, the Results Are In: Now What?
By Margaret D. Hardin, Ph.D.
The Sample Has Been Taken, the Results Are In: Now What?
FARMERS MARKETS
Food Safety and Farmers Markets
By Judy A. Harrison, Ph.D.
Food Safety and  Farmers Markets
FSM eDigest
Liability for Imported Foods & the Foreign Supplier Verification Program
By Steve Kramer, Esq.
Liability for Imported Foods & the Foreign Supplier Verification Program
FSM eDigest
FDA Pegs Food Industry With Primary Responsibility For Implementing And Monitoring FSMA Reforms
By John T. Shapiro
FDA Pegs Food Industry With Primary Responsibility For Implementing And Monitoring FSMA Reforms
BLOG
Food Contract Labs Are Taking a Big Bite Out of Food Safety Testing
By Tom Weschler
Food Contract Labs Are Taking a Big Bite Out of Food Safety Testing

News

July 24, 2014
Texas Health Officials Investigating Rash of Cyclosporiasis Cases
July 23, 2014
Roka Bioscience Wraps Up Initial Public Offering on NASDAQ
July 22, 2014
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July 22, 2014
No News Is Good News in European Horse Meat Tests
July 21, 2014
FDA Warns Public: Powdered Caffeine Can Be Deadly
July 21, 2014
Sysco Fined $19.4 Million for Storing Perishables in Unrefrigerated Sheds
July 21, 2014
Yum Brands, McDonald's Drop Supplier after Food Safety Scare in China
July 18, 2014
USDA's FSIS Revises Laboratory Method for Campylobacter Testing
July 17, 2014
WHO-FAO Battling Foodborne Parasites Via Global Top 10 List, Report
July 17, 2014
General Mills Adds ABC Laboratories to Its Approved Lab List
July 15, 2014
FSIS Adds Eight Newly Approved Technologies to New Technology Table
July 14, 2014
GFSI Takes a Stand against Food Fraud, Issues Position Paper
July 14, 2014
UK's FSA Revises Guidance on Controlling E. coli O157 Cross-Contamination
July 14, 2014
As Ongoing Outbreaks Make Headlines, CDC Trumpets Antibiotic Resistance Data
July 10, 2014
Researchers Find Cloths Transfer Salmonella during Tomato Harvesting
July 10, 2014
QC Laboratories Adopts Bio-Rad’s Food Pathogen Detection Solution
July 7, 2014
Congresswomen DeLauro, Slaughter Call for Shutdown of All Foster Farms Plants
July 7, 2014
Foster Farms Recalls Chicken as 16-Month Salmonella Outbreak Continues
July 3, 2014
CDC: Antibiotic Resistance in Foodborne Pathogens Remains Public Health Threat
July 1, 2014
Mérieux NutriSciences Extends Reach by Acquiring Italy's TQF