Have a strong food safety culture… be FSMA/inspection/audit ready at all times… provide better allergen control… focus on recall prevention… these have all become common mantras in the food and beverage industry.
Despite his party’s losses in Tuesday’s election, President Obama still has the ability to use his executive authority to enact regulations, and one advocacy group says a silica standard should be among his top priorities.
The supply chain plays a major part in food safety — the product you receive from your supplier must be of the highest possible quality to ensure customer satisfaction and safety and to help you maintain a positive brand image.
CDC: Norovirus is leading cause of disease outbreaks from contaminated food
June 4, 2014
Most norovirus outbreaks from contaminated food occur in food service settings, according to a Vital Signs report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Infected food workers are frequently the source of these outbreaks, often by touching ready-to-eat foods served in restaurants with their bare hands.
Albuquerque latest city to consider bill to require labeling of genetically engineered foods
April 10, 2014
Concern over the potential health and environmental risks of genetically engineered foods (GMOs) has led to more than 20 states and a number of cities making legislative efforts to require greater transparency so that consumers can make informed food choices.
Some people may want to lose weight and/or get more exercise. Other people may want to read more and spend less time in front of the television or computer. There are just as many types of resolutions as there are types of people, but there are four easy resolutions that can help everyone have a safer and healthier New Year.
An estimated one million illnesses can be attributed to Salmonella every year. USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) recently announced its Salmonella Action Plan to help reduce the number of illnesses associated with FSIS-regulated products using new standards, strategies and innovation.
Potatoes with altered DNA are pending approval by FDA
December 4, 2013
Environmentalists are urging McDonald’s to not use for its fries a new genetically engineered (GE) potato developed by its leading potato supplier. Advocacy group Food & Water Watch delivered a letter to the fast food giant last month signed by more than 100,000 Americans, urging McDonald’s to reject the use of the “Innate” brand GE potato developed by J.R. Simplot.
DuPont Sustainable Solutions has launched a new food safety series consisting of 10 safety training courses that present an up-to-date look at the various aspects of food safety, from hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCPs) and sanitation standard operating procedures (SSOPs) to sanitation, hygiene and facility security.