Food Safety Magazine

October/November 2011

October/November 2011
Evolution of a State Food Safety Program
Evolution of a State Food Safety Program

As food safety programs nationwide continue to change to adapt to the ever-moving world of protecting our food supply, the process must continue to improve.

Japanese Tea: Plan B
Japanese Tea: Plan B

The World Tea Expo brings experts to discuss the consequences of radioactive contamination of tea grown in Japan.

N60—What It Is and What It Is Not
N60—What It Is and What It Is Not

N60-Trim sampling is recognized as the gold standard sampling procedure for beef trimmings destined for raw ground use across the beef industry.

Developing and Assessing GAPs Programs in Preparation for the Food Safety Modernization Act
Developing and Assessing GAPs Programs in Preparation for the Food Safety Modernization Act

Good Agricultural Practices comprise a prerequisite program that can be used to manage food safety risks in the field and during transport to packing environments.

Food Safety Insider: Rapid Micro Solutions
Food Safety Insider: Rapid Micro Solutions

A special section that highlights the latest innovations in rapid microbiological testing methods and services available today.

Chemical Contaminants: Preparing for the Unexpected
Chemical Contaminants: Preparing for the Unexpected

Sampling and sample preparation are crucial operations in the analytical determination of chemical contaminants.

Food Safety and Risk Assessment
Food Safety and Risk Assessment

Management, especially senior management, has a responsibility to identify and mitigate risks within the organization.

Food Plant GMPs: How Can Foreign Food Manufacturers Comply with U.S. Regulations?
Food Plant GMPs: How Can Foreign Food Manufacturers Comply with U.S. Regulations?

To develop appropriate Good Manufacturing Practices, there are prerequisites with which the food manufacturing entity must comply.

“Waiter! There’s a Fly in My Soup!”…and So Much More
“Waiter! There’s a Fly in My Soup!”…and So Much More

All edible portions of field and orchard crops are affected by an assortment of pests that must be managed for food safety.