Storage and transportation are undervalued linkages in the food supply chain but play critical roles in food safety.
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What are the practical effects of the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food rule on the shippers, loaders, carriers, and receivers involved in the transportation of human or animal food?
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Rules for the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food still represent a significant and comprehensive change to how food will reach consumers.
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Distributors should establish clear protocols to ensure that product is stored properly and travels at the proper temperature to maintain its integrity.
The domestic waterborne transportation industry consists of a broad range of passenger vessels that affects food safety.
Under FSMA, FDA requires preventive controls for food facilities and mandatory produce safety standards for a broad range of farming activities.
Refrigerated, perishable products offer a unique level of complexity since there is no singular technology to assure product safety for the broad spectrum of products that exist.
Food safety and defense transportation programs (possibly integrated) must be developed and implemented
There continues to be confusion about what compliance with the Sanitary Transportation rule should actually look like in practice.
Environmental Listeria sampling is popular among food manufacturers because it greatly reduces the time and cost associated with end-product testing for the pathogen.
Everyone in the food chain needs to take a larger role in the direction of our food safety practices and help shape where we are headed.
Customers should be aware of the food safety differences between distributors, especially in a down economy when many are making choices based on price.
The dairy industry presents unique challenges to addressing food protection, particularly in the area of bulk milk transportation.
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.
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.