For companies engaged in the manufacture or distribution of food products ensuring food safety is a key business activity.
Part III of a series exploring the cultural and technical food production issues faced by developing countries.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has regulatory oversight for substances added to food, including monitoring their safe use.
An interview with Catherine W. Donnelly, Ph.D., University of Vermont, provides background on the emergence of this pathogen as a health concern.
There is a heightened sense of urgency surrounding the implementation of food safety programs at retail locations.
The best defense against biofilms in the food production facility is a good offense developed as part of the sanitation program.