Food Safety Magazine

August/September 2011

August/September 2011
Laboratory Testing: The Price of Bad Data
Laboratory Testing: The Price of Bad Data

While sampling and testing for adulterants can fulfill significant objectives in a food safety program, the implications are profound and often painful if not done properly.

Toward a Better American Product Recall System
Toward a Better American Product Recall System

Monitoring and maintaining the integrity of the food supply is a tough job; government agencies and food safety systems do it admirably under some very challenging circumstances.

A Life Cycle Approach to Food Safety and Sustainability
A Life Cycle Approach to Food Safety and Sustainability

As with nutrition research, the dairy industry values science as the foundation for its commitment to sustainability and food safety.

Microbiological Contamination of Ready-To-Eat Seafood
Microbiological Contamination of Ready-To-Eat Seafood

Seafood-borne diseases of microbiological origin can be caused by viable organisms and/or by toxins that they produce.

Atmospheric Plasma Technology in the Meat Industry
Atmospheric Plasma Technology in the Meat Industry

Atmospheric plasma offers a number of advantages over existing food safety technologies in meat production facilities.

Process Control and the Food Safety Modernization Act
Process Control and the Food Safety Modernization Act

The Food Safety Modernization Act mentions that finished product testing will be part of the food safety system.

Sanitizers and Disinfectants: The Chemicals of Prevention
Sanitizers and Disinfectants: The Chemicals of Prevention

In the food industry, chemicals are routinely used to sanitize and disinfect product contact surfaces.

Understanding the Ancestry of the Food Safety Modernization Act
Understanding the Ancestry of the Food Safety Modernization Act

The Food Safety Modernization Act builds on existing law, instead of creating or replacing old laws, expaning inspectors’ powers to evaluate hazards countless products.

A Closer Look at Chemical Contamination
A Closer Look at Chemical Contamination

Contamination and adulteration both may involve the presence of a substance that is not intended to be in a product.