Food Safety Magazine

April/May 2014

April/May 2014
Learning from FDA Food Allergen Recalls and Reportable Foods
Learning from FDA Food Allergen Recalls and Reportable Foods

Allergic consumers rely on food labels to be complete, clear and accurate so that they can avoid exposure to foods or ingredients that can provoke potentially life-threatening reactions.

Assessing and Applying Thermal Characteristics of Ready-to-Eat Products during Heat Processing
Assessing and Applying Thermal Characteristics of Ready-to-Eat Products during Heat Processing

Thermal processing of foods has been practiced for thousands of years to impart certain organoleptic properties to foods and also to help preserve foods

A Closer Look at Egg Safety
A Closer Look at Egg Safety

Egg producers are primarily responsible for ensuring a safe egg supply in the marketplace, but consumers take the wheel once eggs leave the store.

Crisis Management in the Digital World
Crisis Management in the Digital World

Companies must strive to include innovative communication strategies in their crisis management plans.

 

April 2, 2014
The Role of Analytical Testing in Maintaining Food Safety
The Role of Analytical Testing in Maintaining Food Safety

Innovative and cutting-edge analytical method approaches are being developed in response to emerging food safety issues.

April 2, 2014
Upgrade Sanitation Plan to Work Out the Bugs
Upgrade Sanitation Plan to Work Out the Bugs

Pest infestation results in product adulteration, which can lead to product loss, possible recall or regulatory control action and potential loss of business.

April 2, 2014
Novel Applications of Sometimes-Novel Processing Technologies
Novel Applications of Sometimes-Novel Processing Technologies

Most food processing technologies are not novel, but many have innovative applications that may enhance product quality and safety in the years to come.

 

April 2, 2014
Retrofit with Purpose: Take Your Food Facility to the Next Level
Retrofit with Purpose: Take Your Food Facility  to the Next Level

Most retrofits fall into one of two categories: 1) Upgrade/modernize your plant or 2) expand or repurpose your plant.

April 2, 2014
New Technologies for Foreign Body Identification
New Technologies for Foreign Body Identification

The food microscopist charged with the laboratory identification of foreign bodies reported from food products will have to use a wide range of techniques in this work.

Foreign Material Control: Food Quality, Safety or Both?
Foreign Material Control: Food Quality, Safety or Both?

Foreign material such as glass, wood, metal, fruit pits, bone or stones have the potential to cause injury.