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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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July 7, 2016
FSM Scoop: Food Fraud
FSM Scoop: Food Fraud

How does food fraud occur, and how does it put consumer lives at risk? This overview sheds some insight on this increasingly complex food safety issue.

June 21, 2016
Shippers Bear Primary Responsibility for Safe Transportation of Food
Shippers Bear Primary Responsibility for Safe Transportation of Food

Under the final Sanitary Transportation rule, primary responsibility for nearly all safety risks during transportation falls to the shipper. Do you know the extent of your responsibility?

June 21, 2016
The Four Commandments of Food Litigation
The Four Commandments of Food Litigation

Observance of these four commandments can help food companies band together to reduce frivolous lawsuits and reduce the significant time and expense that all food companies devote to managing litigation.

June 7, 2016
Food Product Recall Threat? Contamination Scare? Just Opportunities to Strengthen Your Brand
Food Product Recall Threat? Contamination Scare? Just Opportunities to Strengthen Your Brand

It makes sense to add a layer of protection to your food safety plan by learning and following essential tools and tips under intense media and government regulatory scrutiny.

 

June 7, 2016
Protect Your Secret Sauce from Theft and Intentional Adulteration
Protect Your Secret Sauce from Theft and Intentional Adulteration

The new Food Safety Modernization Act rule on intentional adulteration encourages U.S. food companies to take measures that prevent food safety problems from occurring and harming consumers.  

 

May 17, 2016
One Food Safety Agency – Heresy?
One Food Safety Agency – Heresy?

Would a single, national food safety agency in the U.S. ever become reality? Do we even want it to?

May 17, 2016
From Ocean to Plate: Ensuring Traceable Supply Chain in the Seafood Industry
From Ocean to Plate: Ensuring Traceable Supply Chain in the Seafood Industry

The need for traceability in the seafood sector is now widely recognized. Major seafood import markets have introduced traceability components to their import regulations in recent years.

May 17, 2016
International Regulations on Genetically Modified Organisms in Food
International Regulations on Genetically Modified Organisms in Food

The regulation of genetically modified organisms in food has gone through an evolution of its own over the years.

May 3, 2016
It’s Only Natural: Recent Developments Regarding the Term “Natural” in Food Labeling
It’s Only Natural: Recent Developments Regarding the Term “Natural” in Food Labeling

What the term “natural” means on your food product label: What is your liability?

May 3, 2016
From Bonds to Burritos: How the Increasing Criminalization of Regulatory Offenses Affects the Food and Beverage Industry
From Bonds to Burritos: How the Increasing Criminalization of Regulatory Offenses  Affects the Food and Beverage Industry

Why are criminal prosecutors more interested in food industry behavior these days? It’s time to take notice.

 

April 19, 2016
China: An Overview of the New Food Safety Law
China: An Overview of the New Food Safety Law

The new China Food Safety Law is expected to improve the quality of food products and instill public confidence in the Chinese food industry.

April 19, 2016
Crisis Management with Product Recall and Contamination Insurance
Crisis Management with Product Recall and Contamination Insurance

As food safety is top of mind for retail customers, distributors, processors and growers, do you know how to effectively use crisis response hotlines during a product recall?

April 5, 2016
A Tale of Food Safety Woes: This Ever Happen To You?
A Tale of Food Safety Woes: This Ever Happen To You?

Valuable lessons can be learned from the mistakes made across the food industry. Those accounts warrant telling and repeating.

April 5, 2016
A Cautionary Tale: The Importance of Diligence and Candor in Food Product Contamination Insurance
A Cautionary Tale: The Importance of Diligence and Candor in Food Product Contamination Insurance

As this case illustrates, transparency is absolutely essential to protect your company’s bottom line.

March 15, 2016
Increased Criminal Prosecutions: An Additional Cost of Doing Business
Increased Criminal Prosecutions: An Additional Cost of Doing Business

Food companies must be wary of a new focus by the U.S. Department of Justice on food-related cases as increases in the risks and costs of producing food are on the horizon.

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