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Below are articles published in Food Safety Magazine's twice monthly newsletter— FSM: eDigest. Each edition contains feature articles as well as news and product spotlights. View a sample newsletter.

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June 2, 2015
When Did Food Become a Sin?
When Did Food Become a Sin?

Do restrictions or taxation on food products historically work? What better options may exist to encourage healthy and safe eating behaviors?

June 2, 2015
You Say HACCP, I Say HARPC: Prepping for FSMA
You Say HACCP, I Say HARPC: Prepping for FSMA

Prevention is the key to food safety. Why Hazard Analysis Risk-based Preventative Controls (HARPC) is more robust than HACCP.

May 19, 2015
Implementing FSMA: Records Management
Implementing FSMA: Records Management

Food Safety Magazine spoke with Ronald J. Levine, Esq., of Herrick, Feinstein LLP, on his recommendations for handling records management under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

May 19, 2015
Five Ways to Prepare for Food Data Sharing
Five Ways to Prepare for Food Data Sharing

A major change to the way data are shared in the food industry is just 1 year away. What do you need to know?

May 19, 2015
FSM Scoop: Raw Sprouts
FSM Scoop: Raw Sprouts

An overview of how raw sprouts--a popular superfood--have been the source of recalls for the last 20 years.

May 5, 2015
Court Update: Vermont's GE Labeling Requirements
Court Update: Vermont's GE Labeling Requirements

Does you company have a plan for how to label genetically engineered foods sold in Vermont? See how this ruling will affect how you manage food labeling in the Green Mountain state

May 5, 2015
Global Food Safety Curricula Initiative Update
Global Food Safety Curricula Initiative Update

A summary of surveys undertaken by the Global Food Safety Curricula Initiative, commissioned by the Global Food Safety Partnership and facilitated by the World Bank, reveals both challenges and opportunities in food safety programming.

April 21, 2015
Checking Field Thermometer Accuracy
Checking Field Thermometer Accuracy

Need an accurate thermometer? Here’s a how-to guide for calibrating and validating your field thermometer.

April 21, 2015
Food Recalls from the Perspective of the Retailer
Food Recalls from the Perspective of the Retailer

Retailers are facing increased responsibility for food recalls of products they sell…and may be held liable for failure to initiate their own recall plan in a timely manner.

April 7, 2015
Options for Approving New Food Contact Substances in the U.S.
Options for Approving New Food Contact Substances in the U.S.

In reviewing the various options available for formal clearance of a new food contact substance through U.S. Food and Drug Administration, each of the available mechanisms depends on a measure of the dietary exposure of the food contact substance.

April 7, 2015
Food Safety and GMO Labeling: Two Federal Bids to Reduce Patchwork Rules
Food Safety and GMO Labeling: Two Federal Bids to Reduce Patchwork Rules

Will congressional bills addressing consolidation of food safety enforcement in a single federal agency and a national standard for labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) get enough bipartisan support to pass? You decide.

April 7, 2015
World Health Day 2015
World Health Day 2015

A look back at food safety and international trade on this year’s World Health Day celebrating food safety.

April 7, 2015
Undeclared Allergens Account for Over Half of Q1 Food Recalls
Undeclared Allergens Account for Over Half of Q1 Food Recalls

After a review of about 200 food recalls in the first quarter of 2015, FSM has found that more than half were due to undeclared allergens--primarily peanuts.

 

 

March 17, 2015
Verifying Nutrition and Safety Benefits may Increase Consumer Acceptance of GM and Nanotech Foods
Verifying Nutrition and Safety Benefits may Increase Consumer Acceptance of GM and Nanotech Foods

Research shows that a growing number of consumers are open to accepting genetic modification (GM) of foods if the technology used during production results in certain benefits.

March 17, 2015
The Importance of Food Traceability
The Importance of Food Traceability

Why is traceability suddenly so important? It depends on who you talk to—public health, business, supply chain, consumers—all are key stakeholders in food traceability.

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