Food Safety Magazine

June/July 2009

June/July 2009
GFSI’s Role in Harmonizing Food Safety Standards
GFSI’s Role in Harmonizing Food Safety Standards

Whenever the Global Food Safety Initiative standards are presented at various international forums, there is a discussion on which standard is best.

How to Choose a Reputable Ingredient Supplier
How to Choose a Reputable Ingredient Supplier

The ingredient supplier of choice must meet several criteria as dictated by the product development, quality assurance, manufacturing, sales and marketing departments.

Employees FIRST: Food Defense Awareness for the Front Line
Employees FIRST: Food Defense Awareness for the Front Line

FDA found that while employees were aware of food safety rules and regulations, food defense awareness was not as high.

Selecting a Suitable Food Allergen Detection Method
Selecting a Suitable Food Allergen Detection Method

There are several different immunological screening methods available for allergen testing and each has its advantages and disadvantages.

IPM: A Practical Approach to Pest Control
IPM: A Practical Approach to Pest Control

Cleaning and sanitation programs for the facility’s equipment, building and grounds are critical to the success of integrated pest management.

Reducing the Risk of Failure
Reducing the Risk of Failure

Cleaning and sanitation programs for the facility’s equipment, building and grounds are critical to the success of integrated pest management.

Taking a Closer Look at Inspections
Taking a Closer Look at Inspections

Because inspections are broad in scope and use established standards, they have to be objective.