With a flurry of changes and new food safety regulations on the horizon, companies have the opportunity to discover more efficient and effective methods of consumer protection.
No matter which parameter is considered, studies clearly show that poultry plants across the U.S. are utilizing interventions that are effective for significantly reducing bacterial populations.
Amid consumer, regulatory and food processor urgency to address and resolve food safety issues increases in value-added foodborne pathogen detection options is also evident.
Sampling is used in food safety to select a representative part of a food, thing or condition having to do with food for the purpose of determining parameters or characteristics of the whole.
More effort must be spent validating and implementing process controls and process testing measures while eliminating unnecessary product testing.
A FSMS is only as strong as its weakest link. It is critical that both corporate headquarters and all of a company’s processing plants have a strong verification program.