FDA recognized the importance of facilitating the development of industry training, and, in cooperation with the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Institute for Food Safety and Health, created the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance.
It doesn’t matter what the cause, any allergen residue not adequately cleaned and removed from your processing line can find its way into the next product on the line, causing your next product to inadvertently contain an allergen not included on the label.
Industry leaders confirm the importance of food safety culture in the processing plant.
Industry leaders confirm the importance of food safety culture at the point of food distribution.
Here we take a closer look at the new Food Safety Modernization Act rule on mitigation strategies to protect food against intentional adulteration.
The number one thing to remember is that alert employees are the most important company asset in any food defense program.
Learn how to utilize color to minimize cross-contact and contamination in your food operations.
Ten important take-aways from the Preventive Controls for Human Food course are presented.
Do you have the right culture to facilitate the proper sanitation training of your foodservice employees?
Implementing tried-and-true food safety programs will reap tremendous outcomes for food safety along the supply chain.
For companies in the food industry, leaders can do the most good or the most harm when it comes to keeping food safe and profits growing.
Learn how the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) defines a “qualified individual” and what it means for you.
The Food Safety Modernization Act will modernize current Good Manufacturing Practices regarding manufacturing, processing, packaging and holding of human foods.
Many food manufacturers spend a tremendous amount of time developing and delivering training, but if competencies are not gained, how do we know that this money was well spent?
Are foods produced close to home by small, independent producers really inherently more safe than—or at least as safe as—foods produced by large companies?
Employee attitudes toward specific behaviors have been identified as predictors for overall employee behaviors and food safety.
A partnership of industry, government and consumer groups is working together to ensure that consumers have free access to evidence-based, actionable educational messages and resources.
Food allergy and gluten-free training is an important component of any foodservice operation.
To solve a problem in the food plant—whether it is complex or routine—you must first select the right tool for the job. Learn how to find the right approach for your company.
Applied ethnography, when properly employed, gives us an unbiased and comprehensive understanding of current food safety practices.