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Responding to Harvey and Irma: Rapid Response Teams Take Action
Responding to Harvey and Irma: Rapid Response Teams Take Action

The disruptions following a natural disaster can create potential health concerns.

Electron Beam Technology: A Platform for Safe, Fresh, and Chemical-Free Food
Electron Beam Technology: A Platform for Safe, Fresh, and Chemical-Free Food

Electron beam is a nonthermal, chemical-free technology that is slowly and steadily making a profound change in the quality and safety of foods, food ingredients and food packaging.

Thermal Inactivation of Wine Spoilage Yeasts to Validate Steam Sanitation Protocols in Wineries
Thermal Inactivation of Wine Spoilage Yeasts to Validate Steam Sanitation Protocols  in Wineries

Management of spoilage organisms is generally accomplished by following Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Hygiene Practices in the winery.

Preventing Foodborne Illness through Regulatory Compliance and Proper Pest Control
Preventing Foodborne Illness  through Regulatory Compliance and Proper Pest Control

Food production facilities, grocery retail locations and restaurants are at risk for attracting pests, as they have the ideal conditions for pests to thrive: food, water and shelter.

Incorporating Predictive Maintenance into Your Preventive Maintenance Program
Incorporating Predictive Maintenance into Your Preventive Maintenance Program

Preventive maintenance is one of the six basic prerequisite programs that benefits processors in more ways than just food safety.

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Rapid Response Team: A Collaborative Response to Food Safety Emergencies
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s  Rapid Response Team: A Collaborative Response to Food Safety Emergencies

Pennsylvania is committed to prevention and response to emergencies that jeopardize the safety and resiliency of the food, feed and agriculture industries.

 

Sanitation Verification for Allergen Control
Sanitation Verification for Allergen Control

A sanitation issue that processors always rank high on their list of concerns is employee compliance with cleaning protocols and policies.

New Nanotechnology Platform Developed for the Rapid Detection of Foodborne Viruses
New Nanotechnology Platform  Developed for the Rapid Detection of Foodborne Viruses

This new sensing mechanism can detect very faint traces of foodborne viruses that can help prevent epidemics and further transmission.

Essentials of Hazard Analysis for Process Preventive Controls: Part 2
Essentials of Hazard Analysis for Process Preventive Controls: Part 2

Process preventive controls play an important role in a facility’s food safety plan since they are considered very critical for food safety.

 

Marrying Food Safety and Sustainability
Marrying Food Safety and Sustainability

Food companies must look for solutions that allow the package to do what it needs to do: protect the product.