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Battle of the Birds: How to Keep Birds Out of Restaurants and Food Production Facilities
Battle of the Birds: How to Keep Birds Out of Restaurants and Food Production Facilities
August 27, 2015
By Kelly A. Nelson

Keeping birds away of your food preparation or dining areas isn’t just desirable—it’s necessary. Here’s how to develop the right protocols and procedures to keep them out.

How Do Microscopy Methods Reveal the Source of Trace Contaminants?
How Do Microscopy Methods Reveal the Source of Trace Contaminants?
August 11, 2015
By Craig S. Schwandt, Ph.D.

In order to reveal the origin of food contaminants—along with possible solutions—a sound collection method involving microscopy is essential.

Food Processing Surface Sanitation Using Chemical-Free Dry Steam
Food Processing Surface Sanitation Using Chemical-Free Dry Steam
August 20, 2015
By Stewart Lebrun, PhD, Roxanne Chan, MD and Shannon Carey

Dry steam significantly reduces presence of food particles and pathogens from stainless steel after an 8-second cleaning.

Top 3 Pitfalls In The Food Packaging Design Process
Top 3 Pitfalls In The Food Packaging Design Process
March 10, 2015
By Pierce Covert

The top three pitfalls to avoid before making final decisions on new or improved food packaging solutions.

Supply Chain Risk Management: Current Industry Practices, Key Challenges and Requirements
Supply Chain Risk Management: Current Industry Practices, Key Challenges and Requirements
June 29, 2015
By Evangelia Komitopoulou

A survey reveals that while companies in the food industry do have systems and processes in place to manage their supply chain network, those systems are not always the most effective.

Affordable Business Management Systems for Food Manufacturers, Distributors
Affordable Business Management Systems for Food Manufacturers, Distributors
June 23, 2015
By Oneir Solutions

Factors such as price, speed of implementation and scalability are a must when small and growing food companies plan to implement new business management software.

Expert Interview: Paul Young, Ph.D., Speaks about Food Safety Capacity Building
Expert Interview: Paul Young, Ph.D., Speaks about Food Safety Capacity Building
June 16, 2015
By Food Safety Magazine

An Interview with Paul Young, Ph.D., senior director, food & environment business operations at Waters Corporation.

Allergen/Gluten Control in Process Systems
Allergen/Gluten Control in Process Systems
June 11, 2015
By David McCarthy

In order for food production cycles to run back-to-back without the risk of cross-contamination or carryover, a control and monitoring system needs to be in place to help mitigate these risks.

Analysis of Food Packaging Film by Headspace GC/MS
April 5, 2012
By Miles Snow and Heidi Grecsek, Perkin Elmer
Keep the Creatures from Stirring This Winter
February 10, 2012
By Patrick T. Copps, MS, B.C.E., Orkin
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