Food Safety Magazine

December 2009/January 2010

December 2009/January 2010
Food Safety Trends Exploring Implications of Mandatory Safety Standards in Retail and Foodservice
Food Safety Trends Exploring Implications of Mandatory Safety Standards in Retail and Foodservice

Retail and foodservice companies are taking greater care in selecting business partners that will be proactive partners in food safety.

Harmonization of Global Regulations in Ready-to-Eat Foods
Harmonization of Global Regulations in <br>Ready-to-Eat Foods

The measurement of L. monocytogenes plays a significant role in the perceived control of this specific microorganism in ready-to-eat foods.

Happy 50th Birthday to HACCP: Retrospective and Prospective
Happy 50th Birthday to HACCP: Retrospective and Prospective

The success of HACCP eventually gave rise to expectations that unprocessed foods, such as fresh produce and raw meat and poultry products, could be rendered pathogen-free.

Guidelines for Conducting a Simulated Food Recall
Guidelines for Conducting a Simulated Food Recall

The purpose of a food recall simulation is to determine whether your crisis plan works.


What “Bugs” Sanitarians about IPM
What “Bugs” Sanitarians about IPM

Whereas at one time the retail food establishment took an active role in integrated pest management, it has relegated this activity more and more to the pest control service.

Video Helps Serve Up Safe Food
Video Helps Serve Up Safe Food

Video surveillance is an invaluable tool for maintaining food safety in grocery stores, supermarkets, quick-service restaurants, deli/cafes and other retail food service outlets.

Ventilation and Water Requirements for Food Processors
Ventilation and Water Requirements for Food Processors

The air and ventilation in a food processing facility must meet certain specifications, depending upon where in the facility ventilation is located.

Exploring Implications of Mandatory Safety Standards
Exploring Implications of Mandatory Safety Standards

Scientific research and risk analysis can be lengthy processes, and situations may arise, such as outbreaks, in which interim measures may need to be adopted quickly.