Food safety is of central importance to all countries in the Americas, regardless of their level of development. Beyond threats associated with any specific product or contaminant, the most pressing challenge is to establish, promote and support a food safety culture, one in which all consumers both expect and have access to healthy food, regardless of where or by whom it is produced.
The food supply chain reaches around the world; is your business compliant globally?
Laboratories are utilizing automation that will provide multiple benefits such as the delivery of high-quality data and the ability to take on additional workloads without increasing staffing levels.
Are global food supplies at risk in this age of terrorism? You be the judge.
Food manufacturers are working to increase the sustainability of their global footprint while at the same time making their products better and safer from farm to plate.
Food safety capacity development requires synergistic investments from both public and private partners to enhance opportunities for collaboration.
The Global Food Safety Partnership, a public-private partnership focused on harnessing investments, skills and knowledge for greater impact in food safety, is now more relevant than ever.
A look back at food safety and international trade on this year’s World Health Day celebrating food safety.
Think the threat of Ebola is over? Think again. The effects on the food industry is far reaching.
Food and waterborne pathogens are one of the leading causes of illnesses and death in developing economies. See what progress is being made in Asia.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officials provided insight on proposed rules for foreign supplier verification programs and the accreditation of third-party auditors during a Sept. 4 web seminar hosted by the United Fresh Produce Association, The Packer reported Sept. 5.
The widespread move from global food supply chains to food supply networks presents considerable challenges.
A number of microbial food safety issues have been identified in New Zealand. This article provides an update about the most pressing concerns facing the New Zealand food industry today.
With global food safety more important than ever before, Food Safety Magazine is taking a closer look at how various regions of the world are addressing current issues facing the food industry today.
This article discusses several key components of an overall “quality system” and the approach that food companies can take to attain both quality and food safety in their organizations.
For those food enterprises that wish to export to U.S. markets, both the quality and safety of their products have become serious corporate issues. Read more for the impact of quality control on the import/export process.
In many countries, food safety requirements are legally defined and enforced, albeit to different degrees.
Sustainable, safe food implies a commitment to reducing, reusing and recycling whenever possible.
Primary packaging, that is, packaging in direct contact with the product, is critical to the success of any food processing effort.
Training is the key step to protect public health from the ever-increasing number of food products entering the global supply chain.