Processors that have been producing pasteurized products and are considering introducing raw products to their product portfolios should weigh gains in profits with the much higher risks to the safety of their customers and the potential financial liability to their business.
Food animal agriculture is working to reduce its contribution to the antibiotic-resistance problem.
The analytical verification of gluten-free claims on all ingredients derived from gluten-containing grains is required to ensure compliance with federal regulations.
Although Foster Farms avoided the harshest of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s enforcement measures by making immediate changes to its manufacturing practices, it did not recall its products. Find out why.
Although the importance of reducing antibiotic resistance is universally acknowledged, the details of how to identify best management practices and environmental Critical Control Points remain to be articulated.
Meritech has introduced a new line of boot scrubbing machines that completely sanitize employees’ rubber boots by continuously applying strong sanitizing solution through a series of high-pressure nozzle jets onto continuously rotating brushes.
Once you know the identity of the allergens that will be tested for as part of the validation, then you must select an appropriate test method.
Following a series of simple steps will help restaurants safely serve gluten-free menu offerings as an added value to their guests.
The who, how, what, where, when and why to sample are critical to control the risks of biological contamination.
Recycled oil, which includes both illegally recycled oil and that refined from low-quality meats and overused kitchen oil, can cause significant foodborne illness. Find out how to determine whether your cooking oil is contaminated.
Today’s poultry is much more efficient in terms of genetics than anything previously seen, and a chicken of the future will be significantly different from today’s; it will absolutely need to be.
Jana’s Classics’ founder and president Jana Taylor discusses the critical elements of successful allergen control programs in the food supply chain.
Microbiological cross-contamination has been a contributing factor to several well-documented outbreaks of foodborne illness.
The major achievements and long-standing impacts of the Norovirus Collaborative for Outreach, Research and Education (NoroCORE) will continue well beyond the life of the initial project.
As your company’s most valuable asset, it is essential to protect your products from all sources of cross-contamination.
Reformulating with entirely natural ingredients while maintaining product taste, texture, appearance, functionality, safety and shelf life can be a major task.
Fruits and vegetables are prone to microbial contamination from a wide range of sources.
It isn't difficult to see that, independent of the mode of transportation, foods and food ingredients are susceptible to abuse and/or contamination during transportation and storage.
Detectamet has introduced disposable shoe and sleeve covers made from a resilient, fully detectable material.
Controlling Salmonella in beef is more of a challenge than controlling E. coli O157:H7 because Salmonella is prevalent in the animals’ lymph nodes.