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.
The best approach to protect your product from chemical contamination is to identify the hazards in your ingredients before they can affect your final product.
Thermal treatments are critical in controlling food-borne pathogens in ready-to-eat meat and poultry products.
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.
Making a difference with respect to foodborne illness outbreaks begins with increasing awareness and acceptance of contributing factors, and demands a commitment to following best practices in food handling and preparation.
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.
Most restaurants rely upon traditional steamers to cook seafood products to the required temperature of 145 °F. This study aimed to solve problems associated with conventional steamers using microwave-generated energy to steam cook seafood products within covered Cambro pans containing water. Their findings are presented.
Salmonella spp. are the leading cause of foodborne bacterial diseases in many countries.
Campylobacter are the most common bacteria associated with food poisoning and contamination in Europe, the U.S. and in the developing world.
A roundtable with Randall D. Huffman, Ph.D., Alice L. Johnson, DVM, William Brown, Ph.D., and Scott M. Russell, Ph.D.
The dairy industry in particular has a long history of cooperation and setting standards.
Food allergies are a public health concern that must be addressed from the farm to table.
The long-term goal of NoroCORE is to reduce the burden of foodborne disease associated with viruses, particularly noroviruses.
An interview with J. Stan Bailey, Ph.D. on where the food industry is with regard to control of microbiological contamination of poultry.
An interview with Jenny Scott, M.Sc., was conducted to gain her perspective on time and temperature controls in the food chain.
Foodborne disease continues to be of major concern to public health officials, food manufacturers, academic researchers and consumer protection groups worldwide.
Jana’s Classics’ founder and president Jana Taylor discusses the critical elements of successful allergen control programs in the food supply chain.
What your organization needs to implement a complete food protection program at all levels is presented.
What has the industry been doing over the past 30 years to make meat safer?