Food Safety Magazine

October/November 2012

October/November 2012
From Soup to Nuts: Regulatory, Legal and Communications Issues Involved in Food Recalls
From Soup to Nuts: Regulatory, Legal and Communications Issues Involved in Food Recalls

Recalls often occur at a rapid pace, requiring manufacturers to quickly decipher, analyze and act upon an evolving fact pattern.

The Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement: 5 Years Later
The Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement: <br>5 Years Later

The California LGMA is a food safety program that was created 5 years ago to protect public health by establishing a culture of food safety on leafy greens farms.  

Costco Wholesale: Food Safety from the Top Down
Costco Wholesale: Food Safety from the Top Down

When customers buy food products at Costco, they are assured of the company’s highest commitment to food safety.

Bacteriocin-Producing Starter Cultures for Salami
Bacteriocin-Producing Starter Cultures for Salami

In the manufacturing of meat products, starter cultures are still used for technological reasons but are also are protective by inhibiting spoilage and pathogenic bacteria.  

Quality Assurance and Food Safety of Powdered Ingredients
Quality Assurance and Food Safety of Powdered Ingredients

Powdered food products are mixtures of different ingredients that have unique challenges for food safety and quality.

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.

Integrated Pest Management in Foodservice Establishments
Integrated Pest Management in Foodservice Establishments

Common to all pest control strategies is the use of the creatures’ own habits and lifestyles against them for a healthier food establishment.      

Foreign Object Detection: Integration in Food Production
Foreign Object Detection: Integration in Food Production

Ample technology exists for the detection of foreign material in foodstuffs to ensure food safety, which should be complemented by quality control practices.

Rainforest Alliance Certification
Rainforest Alliance Certification

Rainforest Alliance certification is one of the certifications that promote sustainable agriculture practices in line with increasing food safety.

Personal Hygiene: A Basic Prerequisite Program for Ensuring Food Safety
Personal Hygiene: A Basic Prerequisite Program for Ensuring Food Safety

Personal hygiene should be an integral part of the food quality and safety for each and every food processor.

Attaining Clearances for Food-Packaging Materials
Attaining Clearances for Food-Packaging Materials

To determine whether a food package can be legally marketed around the globe, one must consider many factors related to the packaging of the food item.