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- November 4, 2013
- Is Your ERP System Ready for the New FSMA Requirements for the Seafood Industry?
The Food Safety Modernization Act will stretch the capabilities of many enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gains greater access to virtually all of a company’s records.
- October 29, 2013
- Novel Ozone-based Solution Serves up New Approach to Sanitization for the Food Industry
Food safety professionals have long hunted for a more sustainable and effective means of ensuring that their food and beverage processing facilities are as free from pathogens as is practically possible.
- October 29, 2013
- Stainless Steel Powertrains Provide Peace of Mind
Food processing equipment design, engineering and materials can play a big part in a food plant’s drive for food safety excellence.
- September 3, 2013
- The Hygienically Packaged Deal
An important but often overlooked component of food safety is product packaging.
- September 4, 2013
- Partnering for Prevention
What the latest regulations mean for food manufacturers and pest control operators
- August 19, 2013
- Improvements in Hand Hygiene Using a Dry Paper Towel Containing Benzalkonium Chloride
Hand hygiene continues to be the most effective means to prevent infection and its spread. A paper towel that incorporates several of the needs for improved hand hygiene compliance has recently been developed.
- August 16, 2013
- Putting Rapid Methods to the Test for the Dairy Industry
Dairy products face unique challenges. Fortunately, dairy manufacturers have discovered the benefits of rapid detection of microbial contaminants, which can provide reproducible results in as few as 48 hours, reducing product hold times by 2–12 days, and resulting in significant economic benefits.
- August 13, 2013
- Compliance with the Produce Traceability Initiative
The Produce Traceability Initiative requires the produce industry to adopt electronic bar coding solutions for supply chain-wide traceability.
- August 15, 2013
- Pest Management: Inside and Out
There are three lines of defense a food processer can use in preventing pests: protecting the exterior of the facility, inspection of incoming goods and interior pest prevention.
- August 14, 2013
- The Delay of FSMA: Can We Really Wait for Food Safety?
Until the FSMA requirements are released to the industry, it is up to companies to take a more preventative approach to their own food safety programs. The existing regulatory and compliance programs provide necessary guidelines for food safety and consumer protection.
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