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- Compliance with the Produce Traceability Initiative
- By David Freed
The Produce Traceability Initiative requires the produce industry to adopt electronic bar coding solutions for supply chain-wide traceability.
- Food-safe Sanitation
- By Zia Siddiqi, Ph.D., B.C.E.
Sanitation is one of the basic building blocks of a strong food safety program, but it’s also one that sees the most slip-ups. Vigilance in sanitation practices is absolutely essential.
- Wireless Technology for Food Safety Monitoring
- By Martin Nash, Ph.D.
The Food Safety Modernization Act is driving interest in wireless technology for food safety monitoring.
- Tubular Drag Cable Conveyors Streamline Breakfast Cereal Processing
- By Jim McMahon
Food manufacturers are often plagued with conveying equipment that is not ideally suited to address the needs of their particular food processing and packaging applications
- How LIMS Enables the Traceability Required to Protect Food Brands
- By Paula Hollywood and Colin Thurston
Laboratory information management systems play a key role in brand protection by facilitating end-to-end traceability of products and all associated laboratory processes.
- Accurate Detection of Microorganisms in Compressed Gases
- By EMD Millipore
Validation of the MAS-100 CG using compressed gases is described for microorganism detection.
- Automating Systems is Key to Traceability
- By Katie Beissel
By automating systems and records, manufacturers can improve plant efficiency, product quality and food safety, which help reduce business costs and minimize impact when product recalls occur.
- Carcass Washing: First Line of Defense on Beef Pathogen Intervention Strategies
- By Carolina Mateus, Ph.D.
As pathogenic microorganisms can enter a meat processing plant on the animal’s hide, it is critical to employ measures to decrease microbial load at the source.
- Product Recall and Traceability
- By Bob Patel, Umesh Tejwani and Sriniwas Acharya
Businesses should review their current recall execution capability and use the passage of the Food Safety Modernization Act as an opportunity to evaluate and improve upon current recall management practices.
- Food Safety Success in Japan Is Built on Quality
- By Dialight
Designing food-safe lighting solutions for use in harsh industrial conditions can allow food processors to increase overall food safety.
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