Detection and rejection of products containing contaminants is no longer a luxury addition to the production line but a necessary step in the production process. The implementation of x-ray systems has provided seamless integration of high-tech product inspection solutions into the processing line.
A supply chain is only as strong as its weakest link and, for all food manufacturers, preparing a food defense strategy is more about knowing your supply chain’s vulnerabilities than simply just practicing food safety measures.
To continue to provide the highest assurance of responsible fisheries management of Alaska's fisheries, the board of directors of the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute voted to enhance the Responsible Fisheries Management program.
As pest problems have been traced to some recent food contamination cases and with the implementation of the Food Safety and Modernization Act, it is more important than ever that facilities pay increased attention to the role of pest management in their overall operations programs.
The nation's food safety grades are out and the results are mixed. In fact, foodborne infections continue to be an important public health problem in the United States, according to annual report card produced by The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Atlanta.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), Washington, D.C., announced that Indiana has become the latest among a handful of states taking action to help provide new opportunities for small meat processing companies. Indiana has joined USDA’s Cooperative Interstate Shipment Program.