Companies and organizations in the food industry are taking steps to use social media to help respond to issues and prepare for crisis management.
Food safety is a pressing issue for governments, food processors, retailers and consumers worldwide, not only in the meat and seafood industries, but also in the dairy industry.
When we debate how animals should be treated, we are also debating the safety of our food.
If we don’t know who is getting sick from which organisms present in food, we can’t do our jobs properly to safeguard public health from foodborne pathogens.
How does one distinguish between legitimate and illegitimate or unsupported claims of foodborne illness?
For food safety professionals to retain a value-perceived position in the industry, it is critical for them to truly understand the business.
An interview with Lee Sanders of the American Bakers Association reveals the latest food safety challenges facing bakeries today.
In response to the growing threat of terrorist attacks via food manufacturing, The Quaker Oats plant in Cedar Rapids, IA, is embarking on a revolutionary new approach to security.
A strong and convincing case for the use of new food safety technologies must be made in cooperation with all relevant stakeholders.
Continuous research and education are important components of Chiquita’s overall food safety program.
A food safety program cannot be implemented without solid levels of management commitment that cross all departments.
It is no secret that there has been significant media exposure, public health impact and decrease in consumer confidence in recent years due to some significant food safety incidents.
Companies must strive to include innovative communication strategies in their crisis management plans.
The food industry must continue to take responsibility for what it can control and not rely on, or expect, regulators to find the gaps in the process.
Selecting the right ingredient supplier may seem like an onerous process for your supply chain, but this is an important food safety-related decision.
For Costco Wholesale, dedication to food safety is in the very fabric of its corporate culture.
Part III of a series exploring the cultural and technical food production issues faced by developing countries.
For training and certification to be successful, all food protection professionals must have a clearly defined skill set to do their jobs.
The causes of produce-related outbreaks, including field-level contamination or contaminated inputs such as water, do not discriminate between small or large producers.
A culture of food safety is built on a set of shared values that operators and their staff follow to produce and provide food in the safest manner.