Food Safety Magazine

February/March 2009

February/March 2009
Does Animal Welfare Affect Food Safety?
Does Animal Welfare Affect Food Safety?

Regardless of the method of raising meat animals, dairy livestock or poultry, the greatest contributor to humane handling is management practices.

Meeting the Challenge of E. coli O157:H7 Control Head On
Meeting the Challenge of <i>E. coli</i> O157:H7 Control Head On

Testing raw beef products for E. coli is only one piece of a larger puzzle to make sure contaminated meat doesn’t make it into grocery stores or homes.

LC/MS Analysis for Melamine and Cyanuric Acid in Foodstuffs
LC/MS Analysis for Melamine and Cyanuric Acid in Foodstuffs

FDA scientists and others realized that the combination of melamine and cyanuric acid in the diet was a significant health hazard.
 

Integrated Cleaning and Measurement: A New Approach to Housekeeping and Sanitation
Integrated Cleaning and Measurement: A New Approach to Housekeeping and Sanitation

Similar to any ongoing improvement process like HACCP, the integrated cleaning and measurement cycle typically follows the four steps of measure, compare, experiment, implement.

Moving from Paper to Electronic HACCP Records
Moving from Paper to Electronic HACCP Records

Electronic HACCP should also support the data collection and handling associated with assignable cause and corrective action logging.

The Missing Element in Microbiological Food Safety Inspection Approaches, Part 1
The Missing Element in Microbiological Food Safety Inspection Approaches, Part 1

The food industry has implemented a number of approaches to food safety inspection through the years, including finished product testing, and GMP and HACCP verification audits.

Biofilms: Our Constant Enemies
Biofilms: Our Constant Enemies

Biofilms occur widely in nature and may become major problems in foods and in processing facilities.

Food Safety Insider: Sanitation Solutions
Food Safety Insider: Sanitation Solutions

A special section that describes the primary sanitation challenges facing the food industry and offer tested solutions to meet them.