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.
Thermal processing of foods has been practiced for thousands of years to impart certain organoleptic properties to foods and also to help preserve foods
Egg producers are primarily responsible for ensuring a safe egg supply in the marketplace, but consumers take the wheel once eggs leave the store.
Companies must strive to include innovative communication strategies in their crisis management plans.
Innovative and cutting-edge analytical method approaches are being developed in response to emerging food safety issues.
Pest infestation results in product adulteration, which can lead to product loss, possible recall or regulatory control action and potential loss of business.
Most food processing technologies are not novel, but many have innovative applications that may enhance product quality and safety in the years to come.
Most retrofits fall into one of two categories: 1) Upgrade/modernize your plant or 2) expand or repurpose your plant.
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 such as glass, wood, metal, fruit pits, bone or stones have the potential to cause injury.