Refrigerated, perishable products offer a unique level of complexity since there is no singular technology to assure product safety for the broad spectrum of products that exist.
Experts agree that pathogen contamination of produce growing in fields may be reduced by applying Good Agricultural Practices.
With the implementation of the California Leafy Green Products Handler Marketing Agreement, huge strides have been made in the area of food safety.
Mandatory testing to public standards is part of the solution for ingredient safety, but there are other risk-reduction strategies as well.
Integrated cleaning and management is an open-source system that produces better, healthier and synergistic results as validated by scientific measurement.
ISO 22000 defines what is expected to ensure the production of safe food, given the implementation of proper prerequisite programs and HACCP plan.
There are numerous techniques available to screen materials for the presence of extraneous matter.
Dietary supplements are considered foods, although there are regulations that are unique and specific to dietary supplements.
A special section that highlights the latest innovations in rapid microbiological testing methods and services available today.