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- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- Slippery Coatings: Eliminates Food Waste; Safe to Eat?
- May 21, 2015
- By Dave Smith
LiquiGuide’s liquid-impregnated surfaces can help to prevent food waste while making food packaging less of a hassle for consumers.
- Application-Specific Shrink Tunnels
- May 6, 2015
- By Del Williams
Food processors send a variety of products--even oversized and unusually shaped items--through shrink tunnels designed for speed, energy efficiency and low operational costs.
- Securing the Global Food Chain Proactively
- April 22, 2015
- By Tim Curran
Government regulations and lab testing are just a fraction of what food companies should be focused on to ensure the complete safety and satisfaction of consumers.
- Know your Environment: The Essential Role of Environmental Monitoring for Ensuring Food Safety
- April 3, 2015
- By John Sweeney and Damien Tuleu
April 7, 2015 was World Health Day--an annual event established by the World Health Organization (WHO) to draw attention to a topic of global significance. This year, the day was dedicated to food safety.
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