Food Safety Magazine

Integrating the Nation’s Food Safety System: What You Need to Know—Past, Present and Future
Integrating  the Nation’s  Food Safety  System: What You Need to Know

An integrated food safety system should have a common vision, uniform standards, inspections and enforcement, uniform laboratory practices, adequate training, enhanced communications and federal oversight.

 

Contemplating Campylobacter Conundrums
Contemplating <i>Campylobacter</i> Conundrums

Campylobacter is also one of the foodborne pathogens that have frustrated public health agencies’ efforts to reduce its contribution to illnesses.

 

Polyethylene Terephthalate: The Safety of Bottled Water
Polyethylene Terephthalate: The Safety of Bottled Water

Most people consider bottled water to be a safe and healthy alternative to other packaged beverages.

What Is a “Qualified Auditor?”…and Where Do I Get One?
What Is a “Qualified Auditor?”…and Where Do I Get One?

The publication of the Food Safety Modernization Act and its implementation have identified the third-party food safety auditor as key to the success of a global food safety system.

 

Articles

FSM eDigest
It’s Only Natural: Recent Developments Regarding the Term “Natural” in Food Labeling
By Nilda M. Isidro, Esq.
It’s Only Natural: Recent Developments Regarding the Term “Natural” in Food Labeling
FSM eDigest
From Bonds to Burritos: How the Increasing Criminalization of Regulatory Offenses Affects the Food and Beverage Industry
By Daniel C. Zinman, Esq., and Alex M. Solomon, Esq.
From Bonds to Burritos: How the Increasing Criminalization of Regulatory Offenses  Affects the Food and Beverage Industry
Blog
Power Outage Shows Hacker Threats Are a Real Threat to the Food Industry
By Robert A. Norton, Ph.D.
Power Outage Shows Hacker Threats Are a Real Threat to the Food Industry
FSM eDigest
China: An Overview of the New Food Safety Law
By Andrew Sim , Esq., and Yilan Yang, Esq.
China: An Overview of the New Food Safety Law
FSM eDigest
Crisis Management with Product Recall and Contamination Insurance
By Edward Rhone, CPCU, AIC
Crisis Management with Product Recall and Contamination Insurance
Packaging
The Increasing Scrutiny of Food Packaging
By George G. Misko, Esq.
The Increasing Scrutiny of Food Packaging
Transporation
The Latest FSMA Deadline: Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food
By Jeffrey Barach, Ph.D.
The Latest FSMA Deadline: Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food
Testing
Food Testing: Selecting a Contract Laboratory
By Richard F. Stier
Food Testing: Selecting a Contract Laboratory
Seafood
Case Study Q&A: Seafood Safety
By Matt Ranieri, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Case Study Q&A:  Seafood Safety
Process Control
Ten Considerations for Developing a FSMA-Compliant Supplier Verification Program
By Maile Gradison Hermida, Esq.
Ten Considerations for Developing a FSMA-Compliant Supplier Verification Program
Menu Labeling
What Misbranding Means for Restaurants and Retail Food Stores
By Michael A. Walsh , Esq.
What Misbranding Means  for Restaurants and Retail Food Stores
FSM eDigest
A Tale of Food Safety Woes: This Ever Happen To You?
By John T. Shapiro, Esq.
A Tale of Food Safety Woes: This Ever Happen To You?
FSM eDigest
A Cautionary Tale: The Importance of Diligence and Candor in Food Product Contamination Insurance
By Anthony A. Froio, Esq., and Melissa M. D’Alelio, Esq.
A Cautionary Tale: The Importance of Diligence and Candor in Food Product Contamination Insurance
Blog
Is Terrorism a Threat to the U.S. Food Industry?
By Robert A. Norton, Ph.D.
Is Terrorism a Threat to the U.S. Food Industry?
FSM eDigest
Increased Criminal Prosecutions: An Additional Cost of Doing Business
By Kathy Hardee, Esq.
Increased Criminal Prosecutions: An Additional Cost of Doing Business

News

May 6, 2016
FDA to Hold FSMA Meetings in CA, NJ and MI Next Month
May 4, 2016
FDA Recognizes Canada as Having a Comparable Food Safety System to the U.S.
May 4, 2016
DOJ Launches Dole Listeria Investigation
May 4, 2016
Blue Bell Ice Cream Issues Recall for Mispackaging, Undeclared Allergens
May 4, 2016
CDC Update: Multistate Outbreak of Listeriosis Linked to Frozen Vegetables
May 3, 2016
FDA Issues Final Guidance on Menu Labeling
April 29, 2016
FDA Report: Dole Officials Knew About Listeria in Facility
April 28, 2016
Dannon Yogurt Brand Commits to GMO-Free Products and Labels Before 2018
April 27, 2016
EFSA: Eating Apricot Kernels Can Lead to Cyanide Poisoning
April 26, 2016
Infant Arsenic Levels Still High After FDA’s Proposed Limit
April 26, 2016
Research: Soy Can Reduce Microbial Pathogens and Foodborne Illness
April 25, 2016
John Larkin to Receive Food Safety Magazine Distinguished Service Award
April 20, 2016
FSA Suspends Quarterly Campylobacter Retail Survey
April 20, 2016
New Legislation: Food Safety Whistleblowers Now Protected by Law
April 19, 2016
NIFA Pledges $4 Million to Pest Control and Improved Food Security
April 15, 2016
CDC: Faster Testing Methods Pose Problems for Foodborne Illness Detection
April 13, 2016
EFSA Report: Chemical Used on Cherries Could Be Harmful to Humans
April 8, 2016
Judge Rules PCA Defendants Will Not Pay Salmonella Outbreak Victims
April 5, 2016
FDA Finalizes Rule to Ensure Food Safety During Transport
April 4, 2016
Study: How Often are Retail Deli Machines Cleaned?