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Below are articles published in Food Safety Magazine's twice monthly newsletter— FSM: eDigest. Each edition contains feature articles as well as news and product spotlights. View a sample newsletter.

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February 6, 2018
A Look Back at 2017 Food Recalls
A Look Back at 2017 Food Recalls

Pathogenic contamination. Foreign materials. Undeclared allergens. What problems plagued the food industry the most last year? Food Safety Magazine’s third annual recap.

January 16, 2018
Management Systems – Back to Basics
Management Systems – Back to Basics

To be effective and valuable, a food company’s management system must be tailored and focused on how it can enhance the business performance of the organization.

January 16, 2018
The Era of Whistleblowing Has Arrived
The Era of Whistleblowing Has Arrived

Whistleblowing can serve to keep bad practices in check, but does it play a regular role in the food industry?

December 19, 2017
Attacks on the Food Supply: How Terrorists Enter into the Equation
Attacks on the Food Supply: How Terrorists Enter into the Equation

How do we decide whether our food supply is still vulnerable to the effects of terrorism? Unfortunately, the threat remains.

December 19, 2017
Social Responsibility’s Influence over Food Safety and Quality
Social Responsibility’s Influence over Food Safety and Quality

Social responsibility is increasing taking root at food companies and directly impacting food safety and quality objectives.

December 5, 2017
Public Health Implications of Economically Motivated Adulteration
Public Health Implications of Economically Motivated Adulteration

Economically motivated adulteration (EMA) generates considerable concern from multiple perspectives. Ongoing EMA-related research focuses on the vulnerabilities in the food system, drivers that create an opportunity for EMA and the impact of EMA with an emphasis on public health consequences.

December 5, 2017
Six Food Safety Tips to Achieving a Successful Food Safety Program
Six Food Safety Tips to Achieving a Successful Food Safety Program

When customers know food safety is of highest importance to your company, it enhances your brand and your bottom line and differentiates your company from the competition.

 

November 21, 2017
Scientific Innovation and Sustainability in Crop Production
Scientific Innovation and Sustainability in Crop Production

In this article, we take a closer look at a reductionist versus an apparent holistic approach for agricultural crop production practices.

November 21, 2017
North Korea Poses a Very Real Food Defense Threat
North Korea Poses a Very Real Food Defense Threat

The rogue regime of North Korea could cause catastrophic effects on the world’s food supply. Read more to find out how.

November 7, 2017
Top Reasons to Pursue a Food Safety Management System
Top Reasons to Pursue a Food Safety Management System

It is critical for management to align food safety objectives with business needs for a successful and meaningful food safety management system. Here are the top 10 reasons why companies that work in the food industry may want to pursue developing and implementing such a system.

November 7, 2017
Into the Cold Abyss of Food Waste
Into the Cold Abyss of Food Waste

One of the biggest areas of food waste is maintaining the cold chain. This means that all players in food supply—including producers, shippers, warehouses, retailers and consumers—have a role to fill when it comes to tackling the challenge of food waste.

November 7, 2017
Improving Food Safety at the Source: Changing the Game in Retail Beef Packaging
Improving Food Safety at the Source: Changing the Game in Retail Beef Packaging

While food waste is a global issue, many may not be aware of the staggering reality that the greatest volume of food that is wasted is at the retail level. What can be done?

October 17, 2017
Rodent Research at Food Distribution Centers: A Call for Collaboration
Rodent Research at Food Distribution Centers: A Call for Collaboration

To improve rodent management practices at food distribution centers, researchers from the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program at Cornell University seek collaborators.

October 17, 2017
Evaluating Risk in Foods at Farmers’ Markets
Evaluating Risk in Foods at Farmers’ Markets

Can products be made safely in the home for sale at farmers’ markets? Verifying the types of foods that are low risk and can be made safely in an uninspected home can be challenging.

October 3, 2017
What to Expect from SQF Modifications
What to Expect from SQF Modifications

Safe Quality Food (SQF) audits are undergoing modifications. Food facilities should take note of SQF revisions and how these changes may affect your business.

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