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New Food Safety Auditing Credentials
New Food Safety Auditing Credentials

The National Environmental Health Association has released new auditor credentials that will help meet the new food safety auditing requirements mandated by the Food Safety Modernization Act.

 

The Final GRAS Regulation: Putting the Voluntary Notification Procedure in Place
The Final GRAS Regulation: Putting the Voluntary  Notification Procedure in Place

The final GRAS (generally recognized as safe) rule specifies the process for submitting a GRAS notice and the information that should be included.

Go Feed the Animals
Go Feed the Animals

The final Preventive Controls for Animal Food rule was established to build an animal food safety system that applies science- and risk-based preventive controls across all sectors of the animal food system.

Consortium of Food Process Validation Experts
Consortium of Food Process Validation Experts

The Consortium of Food Process Validation Experts is a group of experienced scientists from several land-grant institutions, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service and industry that promotes scientifically sound approaches for food process validation.

Driving the FSMA Train Forward… Looking Ahead to Implementation
Driving the FSMA Train Forward… Looking Ahead to Implementation

With the Food Safety Modernization Act in place, it is time to look forward to its implementation

FSMA Tip: Locate Hazard Analysis Resources Fast with Google Search Operators
FSMA Tip: Locate Hazard Analysis Resources Fast with Google Search Operators

Google Search Operators improve a company’s ability to locate information and resources online that can aid with food Hazard Analysis.

Color Coding: Adding Discipline to a Food Processor’s Preventive Control Program
Color Coding: Adding Discipline to a Food Processor’s Preventive Control Program

Learn how to utilize color to minimize cross-contact and contamination in your food operations.

What I Learned by Taking the FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Course
What I Learned by Taking the FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Course

Ten important take-aways from the Preventive Controls for Human Food course are presented.

Food for Thought: The Federal GMO Labeling Law
Food for Thought: The Federal GMO Labeling Law

For several years, legislative bodies throughout the country have struggled with the issue of whether to label food products as containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) or bioengineered food.

Report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine: Recommendations to the Food Industry and Regulatory Agencies on the Management of Food Allergens
Report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine:   Recommendations to the Food Industry and Regulatory Agencies on the Management of Food Allergens

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has issued a report with recommendations for improving the situation for individuals with food allergies.

Raising the Bar: Helping Our Vendors Become Partners
Raising the Bar: Helping Our Vendors Become Partners

We should be looking for those extra touches that will turn food industry vendors into long-term partners.

Cane Juice Litigation Shows No Signs of Evaporating
Cane Juice Litigation Shows No Signs of Evaporating

New guidance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration leads to increased litigation about “evaporated cane juice.”

Will Food Science Prevail?
Will Food Science Prevail?

The operative question is: Just who represents science? This article represents an opposing view to our eDigest article, published on December 6, 2016, by Andrew G. Ebert, Ph.D. FIFT, CFS

Undeclared Allergens and Automation: The Crossroad of Food Safety and the Reduction of Recalls
Undeclared Allergens and Automation: The Crossroad of Food Safety and the Reduction of Recalls

Packaging automation can reduce the risk of undeclared allergen recalls for your company. Find out how.

How Leaders in the Cannabis Industry Are Implementing High Standards for Food Safety in an Unregulated Environment
How Leaders in the Cannabis Industry Are  Implementing High Standards  for Food Safety in an Unregulated Environment

If companies are left to fend for themselves, then what exactly are industry leaders doing to become federally compliant and meet food safety guidelines?

Getting Ready for FSMA’s Allergen Guidelines
Getting Ready for FSMA’s Allergen Guidelines

Allergens could be introduced into a food product many ways, most involving accidental cross-contact of some kind.

Antibiotic Use in Food Animals: A Growing Threat to Public Health
Antibiotic Use in Food Animals: A Growing Threat to Public Health

The use of antibiotics in both human healthcare and the production of livestock leads to the emergence of resistant pathogens, a growing and serious public health threat.

Traceability and Food Safety in Produce
Traceability and Food Safety in Produce

Whole supply chain traceability is a combination of both internal (proprietary information and processes) and external transparency (shared information and processes among partners). Are your processes FSMA compliant?

Will (or Can) Food Science Prevail in Today’s World?
Will (or Can) Food Science Prevail in Today’s World?

If you believe that those mistrustful of science or hesitant to accept scientific validity are of a certain uneducated class, or driven by religion or other belief systems, you are likely wrong. What can be done?

FSMA Training: HACCP Isn’t Enough
FSMA Training: HACCP Isn’t Enough

Being ready for implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) means creating the right food safety plan, not just relying on your current Hazard Analysis and Critical control Points (HACCP) plan.

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