Food Safety Magazine

February/March 2008

February/March 2008
How to Assess the Risk of Emerging Chemical Contaminants in Foods
How to Assess the Risk of Emerging Chemical Contaminants in Foods

Emerging chemical contaminants are associated with numerous wide-ranging and overlapping environmental issues.

The Year of the Recall Response
The Year of the Recall Response

The year 2007 was a banner year for food-related recalls, and 2008 promised to be even worse.

Assuring the Safety of Imported Meat and Poultry
Assuring the Safety of Imported Meat and Poultry

A significant aspect of imported meat and poultry products that many people may not realize is that individual establishments cannot make application to the FSIS to export products to the U.S.

New Directions in Food Protection
New Directions in Food Protection

David W.K. Acheson, M.D. reviews changes that FDA hopes will provide improvements in food safety.

Creating a Paper Trail That Works
Creating a Paper Trail That Works

Records should be maintained that document a processed food’s safety and compliance with government regulations.

The Best of the Best: Portable Tools for the Food Sanitarian
The Best of the Best: Portable Tools for the Food Sanitarian

A review of the best sanitation tools is presented.