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
- Utilization of Steam Heat Generated via Microwave Energy
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.
- Quality and Food Safety in the International Arena of Food Production
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.
- Global Partnerships in Food Safety
All food industries, including those involved with spices and botanical ingredients, face challenges in providing safe products to consumers.
- Good Consumer Practices Are Necessary to Further Improve Global Food Safety
The food industry and regulatory agencies have both been reluctant to suggest that consumers bear some responsibility for the safe handling of foods.
- FDA Regulation of Domestic Waterborne Transportation
The domestic waterborne transportation industry consists of a broad range of passenger vessels that affects food safety.
- Under Construction: Bolstering Food Import Safety
Food safety is always the foundation of any food company’s brand value proposition.
- The Nexus Between Food Safety and Food Security
Food security is dependent upon a strong global food safety system.
- A New Era of Food Safety Regulation Begins
Under FSMA, FDA requires preventive controls for food facilities and mandatory produce safety standards for a broad range of farming activities.
- Ingredient Chain of Custody: Impact on Food Safety
When it comes to food, there is limited regulation, control or intervention unless there is a problem or failure in the supply chain.
- IFT’s Global Food Traceability Center: Untangling the Food Supply Chain
An interview with William Fisher, M.Sc., CFS, Institute of Food Technologists on the launch of the Global Food Traceability Center.
- 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
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
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Sanitary Transportation of Food: Contracts and the New Rules
The Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food Rule applies to shippers, loaders, receivers and carriers involved in transportation operations for the transportation of human and animal food.
- Safely Feeding America
Feeding America and its partners not only lead in hunger-relief efforts, but they also lead the hunger-relief community in providing safe food.
- FDA's Role in Traceback Investigations for Produce
The goal of the food safety initiative is to improve food safety and reduce the incidence of foodborne illness to the greatest extent feasible.
- Can Shipping Conditions Influence Your Listeria Test Results?
Environmental Listeria sampling is popular among food manufacturers because it greatly reduces the time and cost associated with end-product testing for the pathogen.
- Top 7 Processing and Foodservice Equipment Standards
Seven standards should be used as reference resources when conducting a plan review or providing input on new construction or remodeling of an existing food plant.
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