Food Safety Magazine

December 2006/January 2007

December 2006/January 2007
New Thinking On Food Protection: Unlocking Ways to Achieve Food Safety and Food Defense Goals
New Thinking On Food Protection: Unlocking Ways to Achieve Food Safety and Food Defense Goals

Defending our food supply is perhaps the most monumental national security challenge that was initially overlooked post-9/11.

Low-Oxygen Packaging with CO: A Study in Food Politics That Warrants Peer Review
Low-Oxygen Packaging with CO: A Study in Food Politics That Warrants Peer Review

Using CO in a modified atmosphere, the need for oxygen to achieve fresh-looking meat is eliminated.

Well-Designed Food Safety & Sanitation Training Programs
Well-Designed Food Safety & Sanitation Training Programs

Food safety and sanitation training should start with the basics.


The Challenge of Regulating Allergens in Food
The Challenge of Regulating Allergens in Food

FDA’s evaluation of an ingredient’s status as an allergen includes an assessment of harm to individuals who may ingest the ingredient.

Food Microbiology in Focus: An Expert Roundtable, Part 2
Food Microbiology in Focus: An Expert Roundtable, Part 2

An expert roundtable discussion tackles the most pressing issues in food microbiology.


Food Defense for the Small Retail Operation
Food Defense for the Small Retail Operation

Food defense awareness should be incorporated into food safety training programs.