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Supply Chain

The following list is a collection of all articles in the Supply Chain category. To refine your list, select from the subcategories provided in the navigation bar and here for your convenience: Foodservice/Retail, Growers/GAPs, Imports/Exports, Regulation, Temperature Control/Cold Chain, Traceability/Recall, Transportation

Creating a Positive Partnership Between Foodservice Establishments and Inspectors
Creating a Positive Partnership Between Foodservice Establishments and Inspectors

Non-traditional approaches emphasize the importance of food safety and have proven to be more successful than traditional approaches to restaurant regulation.

Product Tracing in Food Systems: Legislation versus Reality
Product Tracing in Food Systems: Legislation versus Reality

Product tracing is the ability to trace potentially contaminated product, the consumption of which may cause an adverse health impact, through the supply chain.

Produce GAP Standards: Harmonizing Food Safety
Produce GAP Standards: Harmonizing Food Safety

If the food safety standards and audit checklists are harmonized across the different audit groups, that should make it easier for customers to compare, and accept, audit results.
 

Cook-chill Reduced-oxygen Packaging in Retail and Foodservice Operations
Cook-chill Reduced-oxygen Packaging in Retail and Foodservice Operations

The cook-chill process also decreases labor, product handling and chances of cross-contamination of foods.

Prepared Foods: Fast & Easy for the Consumer, but Prepared Safely?
Prepared Foods: Fast & Easy for the Consumer, but Prepared Safely?

Visiting and observing retail establishments will provide a broad perspective on how food safety processes are implemented and the level of commitment to food safety.

A Real-life Food Defense Challenge: Bulk Milk Transportation
A Real-life Food Defense Challenge: Bulk Milk Transportation

The dairy industry presents unique challenges to addressing food protection, particularly in the area of bulk milk transportation.

Cleaning and Sanitization of Food-contact Surfaces in Retail/Foodservice Establishments
Cleaning and Sanitization of Food-contact Surfaces in Retail/Foodservice Establishments

The two sanitization methods commonly used in retail/foodservice establishments are heat and chemicals.

Food Safety Trends Exploring Implications of Mandatory Safety Standards in Retail and Foodservice
Food Safety Trends Exploring Implications of Mandatory Safety Standards in Retail and Foodservice

Retail and foodservice companies are taking greater care in selecting business partners that will be proactive partners in food safety.

Video Helps Serve Up Safe Food
Video Helps Serve Up Safe Food

Video surveillance is an invaluable tool for maintaining food safety in grocery stores, supermarkets, quick-service restaurants, deli/cafes and other retail food service outlets.

The “Danger Zone” Reevaluated
The “Danger Zone” Reevaluated

For many years, a so-called “danger zone” has been used for alerting foodservice and other food industry personnel about temperatures that are potentially hazardous for holding foods.

Hot Tips for Using and Selecting Portable Thermometers
Hot Tips for Using and Selecting Portable Thermometers

Need a portable thermometer? Find out how to choose exactly what you need.

 

Transportation: The Squeaky Wheel of the Food Safety System
Transportation: The Squeaky Wheel of the Food Safety System

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.

Assuring the Safety of Imported Meat and Poultry
Assuring the Safety of Imported Meat and Poultry

A significant aspect of imported meat and poultry products that many people may not realize is that individual establishments cannot make application to the FSIS to export products to the U.S.

Protection for the Global Food Network
Protection for the  Global Food Network

Training is the key step to protect public health from the ever-increasing number of food products entering the global supply chain.

Now Showing: Reducing Risk Factors at Foodservice & Retail
Now Showing: Reducing Risk Factors at Foodservice & Retail

A paradigm shift in stakeholder communication and partnering is creating a food safety culture that should have a positive impact on reducing risk factors for food contamination events.

Point-Counterpoint: The Produce Traceability Initiative
Point-Counterpoint:  The Produce Traceability Initiative

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association, Produce Marketing Association and United Fresh Produce Association formed the Produce Traceability Initiative in 2007 to help produce companies and their buyer partners move toward achieving whole-chain traceability.

When Consumers and Science Collide
When Consumers and Science Collide

During the last 45 years, while Americans have been taught not to trust institutions, the food business has grown into a large, complex system.

Safe Food at Retail Establishments
Safe Food at Retail Establishments

Activities by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are intended to improve the safety of food in retail establishments.

The Squeaky Wheel: Is Transporation the Watershed for Food Safety and Food Defense?
The Squeaky Wheel: Is Transportation the Watershed for Food Safety and Food Defense?

Food safety and defense transportation programs (possibly integrated) must be developed and implemented
 

Safe Food in a Changing World
Safe Food in a Changing World

How will economic crises affect the efforts over the last couple of decades to assure food safety and promote consumption of healthy food.

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