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How to Ensure Your Food Safety Audit Goes Well
How to Ensure Your Food Safety Audit Goes Well
October 10, 2014
By Jeff Maree

Ensure a great food safety audit by following official procedures, upholding sanitation standards and consistently reviewing regulations and quality assurance.

Chain Reaction: Data Solutions for Cold Chain Temperature Monitoring
Chain Reaction: Data Solutions for Cold Chain Temperature Monitoring
October 8, 2014
By Cameron Adams

Cold chain temperature monitoring a key factor in reducing foodborne illness, negative reviews, lost business, employee turnover and health code violations.

What Does Dynamic Pest Management Look Like?
What Does Dynamic Pest Management Look Like?
October 3, 2014
By Zia Siddiqi, Ph.D., B.C.E.

A comprehensive integrated pest management system blends four practical pillars: exclusion tactics, facility maintenance, consistent monitoring and staff training.

Safety in the Air: How Processors can Close the Door on Airborne Contamination Threats
Safety in the Air: How Processors can Close the Door on Airborne Contamination Threats
September 10, 2014
By Stephanie Sparks

Air quality is often overlooked as a source of contamination in food processing environments.

 

Analysis of Flavonoids in Juices with the ACQUITY QDa Detector
Analysis of Flavonoids in Juices with the ACQUITY QDa Detector
September 9, 2014
By Tracy Mui, Prabhakar Kasturi, Jinchuan Yang, Rich DeMuro and Joe Romano

The Waters® ACQUITY UPLC H-Class System with the ACQUITY QDa Detector offers the best balance of selectivity, usability and affordability for flavonoids analysis.

Streamlined Microbiological Workflows for the Detection of <i>Listeria monocytogenes</i> in Food
Streamlined Microbiological Workflows for the Detection of Listeria monocytogenes in Food
September 8, 2014
By Rolf Ossmer, Volker Lanz and Andreas Bubert

A detailed workflow and data for Listeria monocytogenes detection according to ISO 11290-1 is presented.

Utilizing Fill Level Monitoring in Beverage and Food Packaging
Utilizing Fill Level Monitoring in Beverage and Food Packaging
September 5, 2014
By Andrew Lisa

The goal of fill level inspection is to ensure that any metal cans, glass bottles, plastic bottles or composite containers are filled to exactly the correct height.

 

Controlling Allergens in Food Manufacturing Plants
Controlling Allergens in Food Manufacturing Plants
September 4, 2014
By Camila Gadotti, M.S.

Allergens are responsible for the majority of food recalls in the U.S. today.

Analytical Method Validation of Food Safety Tests – Demonstrating Fitness-for-Purpose
Analytical Method Validation of Food Safety Tests – Demonstrating Fitness-for-Purpose
September 3, 2014
By Sara Stead, Ph.D.

Validation of methods for food safety testing should be based on robust, accurate data.

 

Moving beyond NSF H1: What the ISO 21469 Lubricant Standard Means for Food Safety
Moving beyond NSF H1: What the ISO 21469 Lubricant Standard Means for Food Safety
August 26, 2014
By Klüber Lubrication

End-users benefit from assurance through third-party process audits and product analysis that the ISO 21469-compliant lubricants will consistently meet food safety requirements.

 

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