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The following list is a collection of all articles in the Food Types category. To refine your list, select from the subcategories provided in the navigation bar and here for your convenience: Beverages, Dairy/Eggs, Ingredients, Low Moisture/Dry, Meat/Poultry, Natural/Organic, Produce, Ready-to-Eat, Refrigerated/Frozen, Seafood

Global Partnerships in Food Safety
Global Partnerships in Food Safety

All food industries, including those involved with spices and botanical ingredients, face challenges in providing safe products to consumers.

Lot Acceptance Testing for Ready-to-Eat Salads
Lot Acceptance Testing for Ready-to-Eat Salads

An analytical testing protocol is fundamental to any food product acceptance testing program, including those for examining the microbiological safety of ready-to-eat salad.

Hazard Analysis of Incidental Condensation Contamination in Food Manufacturing Facilities
Hazard Analysis of Incidental Condensation  Contamination in Food Manufacturing Facilities

While condensation in food production facilities is a common occurrence, what truly are the hazards associated with condensation and how serious is the threat it poses?

How Safe Are Snack Foods?
How Safe Are Snack Foods?

Snack foods are all low in moisture. They have low water activity and do not support the growth of food pathogens or even spoilage organisms.

Innovations In Technology: Promising Food Safety Technologies
Innovations In Technology: Promising Food Safety Technologies

As interest in the use of advanced thermal and nonthermal technologies to process foods increases worldwide, special attention must be paid to identifying key goals for these new tools.

Lessons from the Food Safety Front Line
Lessons from the Food Safety Front Line

No matter how hard our industry works, public confidence ultimately depends upon government to determine proper food safety standards and ensure that they are being met.

The Case for Validating Cooking Instructions
The Case for Validating Cooking Instructions

The fast-growing convenience foods category is a growing concern for food safety practitioners and public health officials.

Recent FDA Juice HACCP Regulations
Recent FDA Juice HACCP Regulations

The evolution of the FDA Juice HACCP regulations is discussed and their impact on industry is described.

What’s in This Stuff? An Update on FDA’s Policies and Enforcement Actions Concerning Novel Ingredients in Food and Dietary Supplements
What’s in This Stuff?  An Update on FDA’s Policies and Enforcement Actions Concerning Novel Ingredients in Food and Dietary Supplements

The details of these guidance documents and some recent FDA enforcement actions in the ingredient space are discussed.

Is African Swine Fever an Emerging Threat to the U.S. Pork Supply?
Is African Swine Fever an Emerging  Threat to the U.S. Pork Supply?

Livestock in the U.S. have no genetic experience with and no resistance to transboundary infections, which can cause death among all infected animals.

 

Bottled Water Regulation and the FDA
Bottled Water Regulation and the FDA

Specific FDA regulations in the bottled water area cover Good Manufacturing Practices for bottled water production and a standard of identity and quality for bottled water.

Noroviruses in Shellfish and Other Foods: Challenges of the 21st Century
Noroviruses in Shellfish and Other Foods:  Challenges of the 21st Century

Several methods have been developed to extract and test for total norovirus contamination in foods; however, there are no internationally recognized standard methods to date.

Inside Meat & Poultry: Getting Science on Track
Inside Meat & Poultry: Getting Science on Track

A roundtable with Randall D. Huffman, Ph.D., Alice L. Johnson, DVM, William Brown, Ph.D., and Scott M. Russell, Ph.D.

The Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement: 5 Years Later
The Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement: <br>5 Years Later

The California LGMA is a food safety program that was created 5 years ago to protect public health by establishing a culture of food safety on leafy greens farms.  

Bacteriocin-Producing Starter Cultures for Salami
Bacteriocin-Producing Starter Cultures for Salami

In the manufacturing of meat products, starter cultures are still used for technological reasons but are also are protective by inhibiting spoilage and pathogenic bacteria.  

Quality Assurance and Food Safety of Powdered Ingredients
Quality Assurance and Food Safety of Powdered Ingredients

Powdered food products are mixtures of different ingredients that have unique challenges for food safety and quality.

Quality Control of Botanical Ingredients
Quality Control of Botanical Ingredients

A quality botanical ingredient is one that uses the correct plant species and plant part, is unadulterated and safe for human consumption.

Animal Welfare and Food Safety
Animal Welfare and Food Safety

When we debate how animals should be treated, we are also debating the safety of our food.

 

Advances and Challenges in the Control of Salmonella in Poultry
Advances and Challenges in the Control of <i>Salmonella</i> in Poultry

An interview with J. Stan Bailey, Ph.D. on where the food industry is with regard to control of microbiological contamination of poultry.

Food Safety Perception Challenges: Low-Sugar Ice Cream Development
Food Safety Perception Challenges:  Low-Sugar Ice Cream Development

Consumer perception of the safety of some of these high-intensity sweetners can in turn bring its own challenges
 

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