Finding a group of like-minded employees who embrace the new direction and are committed to driving it forward is critical to the success of any change initiative.
There is work to do to help the public understand livestock production and the practices associated with it.
FSMA gives FDA broad new powers, including the authority to mandate that companies recall products as well as the ability to review internal records at farms and food production plants
The produce industry came together to reduce the audit burden that it had enabled by accepting and supporting a wide variety of food safety audit standards.
Microbiology testing practices at food plants around the world vary extensively, with food shipments across borders growing very rapidly.
The bottom line is that the internal audit program like ISO 22000 is a systems approach to verifying that procedures are being followed as documented.
Once you know the identity of the allergens that will be tested for as part of the validation, then you must select an appropriate test method.
Consumer awareness of all the issues, both pro and con regarding genetically modified organisms and their applications is often lacking.
Prevention and control measures should be considered for Listeria spp., not just L. monocytogenes, and at every aspect of the farm-to-fork continuum