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

 

Learning from FDA Food Allergen Recalls and Reportable Foods
Learning from FDA Food Allergen Recalls and Reportable Foods

Allergic consumers rely on food labels to be complete, clear and accurate so that they can avoid exposure to foods or ingredients that can provoke potentially life-threatening reactions.

Assessing and Applying Thermal Characteristics of Ready-to-Eat Products during Heat Processing
Assessing and Applying Thermal Characteristics of Ready-to-Eat Products during Heat Processing

Thermal processing of foods has been practiced for thousands of years to impart certain organoleptic properties to foods and also to help preserve foods

A Closer Look at Egg Safety
A Closer Look at Egg Safety

Egg producers are primarily responsible for ensuring a safe egg supply in the marketplace, but consumers take the wheel once eggs leave the store.

Crisis Management in the Digital World
Crisis Management in the Digital World

Companies must strive to include innovative communication strategies in their crisis management plans.

 

Articles

FSM eDigest
Foods and Antibiotic Resistance: Not All Resistance Is Created Equal
By Lisa Durso, Ph.D.
Foods and Antibiotic Resistance: Not All Resistance Is Created Equal
FSM eDigest
Food Safety Training and Education
By Yasmine Motarjemi, Ph.D., and Huub Lelieveld
Food Safety Training and Education
Food Testing Labs
The Role of Analytical Testing in Maintaining Food Safety
By John Szpylka, Ph.D., and Xochitl Javier
The Role of Analytical Testing in Maintaining Food Safety
Sanitation
Upgrade Sanitation Plan to Work Out the Bugs
By Michael Cramer
Upgrade Sanitation Plan to Work Out the Bugs
Food Plants
Retrofit with Purpose: Take Your Food Facility to the Next Level
By Kenneth L. Fry, PE, LEED® AP
Retrofit with Purpose: Take Your Food Facility  to the Next Level
Physical Contamination Methods
New Technologies for Foreign Body Identification
By Mike Edwards, Ph.D.
New Technologies for Foreign Body Identification
Signature Series
Using Quality Tools and Metrics for Comparison of Error Potential in Pathogen Testing Methods
By Maureen Harte, Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt
FSM eDigest
Are You Making High-Risk Food? FDA Wants To Know
By John T. Shapiro
Are You Making High-Risk Food? FDA Wants To Know
FSM eDigest
View from the Specialty Tea Industry: Extending the Food Safety Net
By Ronald Eng
View from the Specialty Tea Industry: Extending the Food Safety Net
FSM eDigest
The Reality of Food Terrorism
By Darin Detwiler, M.A.Ed.
The Reality of Food Terrorism
FSM eDigest
Allergies on the Rise: Operators Respond
By Betsy Craig
Allergies on the Rise: Operators Respond
FSM eDigest
FSMA-Related Whistleblower Claims Are On the Rise
By John T. Shapiro
FSMA-Related Whistleblower Claims Are On the Rise
FSM eDigest
Electronic Seafood Traceability in a World of Risk and Uncertainty: The Gulf Seafood Trace Experience
By Alexander Miller
Electronic Seafood Traceability in a World of Risk and Uncertainty: The Gulf Seafood Trace Experience
Blog
Are All Salmonella Created Equal?
By David W. K. Acheson, M.D., F.R.C.P.
Are All Salmonella Created Equal?
FSM eDigest
Crisis Communications: The Story and the Storyteller
By Amy Philpott, APR
Crisis Communications: The Story and the Storyteller

News

April 23, 2014
Ag Secretary Touts Recent USDA Innovations, Including Fruit Spoilage Prevention Packet
April 22, 2014
FSIS Issues Guidance on Controlling Listeria in Retail Delis
April 18, 2014
Twitter Grant Winners Include Harvard Foodborne Illness Researchers
April 17, 2014
CDC's 2013 Food Safety Progress Report Shows... Not So Much Progress
April 17, 2014
AMI Members Agree to Merge with NAMA Next January
April 16, 2014
'Safety Datapalooza' Boosts Usability of FSIS Salmonella Data
April 16, 2014
Food Industry Alliance Releases Toolkit for Reducing Food Waste
April 16, 2014
Cherney Extends Laboratory Testing Services into the Southwest
April 15, 2014
Purdue Researchers Use Phages to Reduce E. coli in Beef, Spinach
April 15, 2014
FSIS Issues Updated Directive on Safe and Suitable Ingredients
April 14, 2014
FSA Announces New Round of Tests to Check Beef for Horse Meat
April 14, 2014
USDA Moving Forward on Plans to Increase Poultry Inspection Line Speeds
April 11, 2014
European Health Agencies Still Seeking Source of Multinational Hepatitis A Outbreak
April 11, 2014
FDA Allows Irradiation of Shellfish to Control Foodborne Pathogens
April 10, 2014
Sample6's DETECT/L Listeria Assay Receives AOAC-PTM Certification
April 9, 2014
FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Proper Labeling of Honey Products
April 8, 2014
Capri Sun Adopts New Package, Ad Campaign to Counter Mold Complaints
April 8, 2014
Industry Loses Wilbur Feagan, Force Behind Black Pearl Award
April 8, 2014
MSU, Grocery Manufacturers Create Ingredient Safety Research Center
April 7, 2014
AIB, KSU Plan $60 Million Partnership, Shared Grain-Based Foods Center