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

 

The Pieces of the Food Safety Puzzle
The Pieces of the Food Safety Puzzle

A food safety program cannot be implemented without solid levels of management commitment that cross all departments.

 

Light at the End of the Tunnel: UV Intervention
Light at the End of the Tunnel: UV Intervention

Ultraviolet (UV) light has been known for years as a means of disinfecting various substances, especially water.

A Long Row to Hoe for Safer Food
A Long Row to Hoe for Safer Food

The proposed Produce Safety Rule takes an integrated and common-sense approach focusing on common actions effective in achieving safe produce.

Listeria Guidance & Best Practices in Produce Facilities
<i>Listeria</i> Guidance & Best Practices  in Produce Facilities

Published guidance is available to industry professionals regarding recommended procedures for controlling Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat produce operations.

 

Articles

FSM eDigest
Verifying Nutrition and Safety Benefits may Increase Consumer Acceptance of GM and Nanotech Foods
By Alyssa Rudisill
Verifying Nutrition and Safety Benefits may Increase Consumer Acceptance of GM and Nanotech Foods
FSM eDigest
The Importance of Food Traceability
By William Fisher
The Importance of Food Traceability
EDIGEST
FSM Scoop: GMOs - Copy
By Tiffany Maberry
FSM Scoop: GMOs
FSM eDigest
FDA Outlook on Funding for FSMA Enforcement
By David L. Ter Molen
FDA Outlook on Funding for FSMA Enforcement
FSM eDigest
USDA-FSIS Steps Up Reinspection Enforcement: Do You Have Your Import Paperwork in Order?
By Deborah C. Attwood, Esq., and Brian P. Sylvester, Esq.
USDA-FSIS Steps Up Reinspection Enforcement: Do You Have Your Import Paperwork in Order?
FSM eDigest
Produce Safety: Protecting Public Health from the Ground Up
By Kathy Hardee, Esq., and Kirra Jones, Esq.
Produce Safety: Protecting Public Health from the Ground Up
FSM eDigest
Ebola Virus Disease: Important Aspects for the Food Science and Technology Community
By Lucia Anelich, Ph.D., and Gerald G. Moy, Ph.D.
Ebola Virus Disease: Important Aspects for the Food Science and Technology Community
Testing
Novel Food Safety Technologies Emerge in Food Production
By Tatiana Koutchma, Ph.D., and Larry Keener, CFS
Novel Food Safety Technologies Emerge in  Food Production
PACKAGING
Food Labeling for Companies Manufacturing or Distributing Food in China
By Yingxi Fu-Tomlinson and Vicky Wang
Food Labeling for Companies Manufacturing or Distributing Food in China
TRACEABILITY
Traceability Update: Regulatory and Cultural Trends Shift from Response to Prevention
By Angela Fernandez
Traceability Update: Regulatory and Cultural Trends Shift from Response to Prevention
Process Control
Food Safety and Language Barriers on the Food Processing Line
By Jay Neal, Ph.D., Philip G. Crandall, Ph.D., Mary Dawson, Ph.D., and Juan Madera, Ph.D.
Food Safety and Language Barriers on the Food Processing Line
Food Safety Insider: Sanitation Solutions
By
Food Safety Insider: Sanitation Solutions
Blog
Making the Case for Critical FSMA Funding
By Michael R. Taylor
Making the Case for Critical FSMA Funding
FSM eDigest
Mycotoxins: A Food Safety Crisis
By Huub Lelieveld
Mycotoxins: A Food Safety Crisis
FSM eDigest
Health and Safety Arguments over GMO Labeling
By David L. Ter Molen
Health and Safety Arguments over GMO Labeling

News

March 31, 2015
CFIA Inspection Staff Cuts Impacting Quality of Canadian Meat
March 31, 2015
Ghana’s Food Safety Policy Draft Adopted by Industry Stakeholders
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Food Labeling Bill Gains Support from GMA
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IUFoST Report Declares Most Vulnerable Foodborne Illness Victims
March 20, 2015
FDA: Genetically Engineered Apples and Potatoes are Safe, Nutritious
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Food Safety Testing Market to Surpass $15 Million by 2019
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New Zealand and Vietnam Sign Joint Food Safety Agreement
March 18, 2015
Study: Peanuts May Help to Ward Off Some Foodborne Illnesses
March 18, 2015
Global Food Safety Conference 2015 Meeting Wrap Up
March 17, 2015
New Food Quality Management System Module Published
March 17, 2015
Costco Canada's Fish Import License Suspended
March 12, 2015
KSU Researchers Evaluate the Cost of Meat and Poultry Recalls
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Hong Kong Finds Radioactive Contamination in Sample of Japanese Tea
March 12, 2015
KFC Facing Pressure to Change Chicken Following McDonald's Announcement
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IFSAC Report: Most Salmonella Caused by Seeded Vegetables, Not Meat
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McDonald's Chicken to be Antibiotic-Free Within Two Years
March 5, 2015
FDA’s Milk Testing Confirms Effective Dairy Farm Practices
March 3, 2015
GAO Report: FDA Not Planning to Meet FSMA Mandates