Global Fresh Foods (GFF), San Francisco, successfully ocean freighted 40,000 pounds of fresh salmon from Lirquen, Bio-Bio, Chile, to the Port of Long Beach, Calif., without the use of polystyrene or ice.
Just like it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a village to master a food safety program. From the top executives down to the line operators, all parties involved must be aware of—and able to execute—today’s ever-changing food safety regulations.
Food safety is at the core of every successful food business. When making a purchasing decision on food, consumers have to trust that the food manufacturers have delivered a product that is safe to consume.
Marina Mayer, editor-in-chief of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods, talked exclusively with Don Hsieh, director of commercial and industrial marketing for Tyco Integrated Security, Boca Raton, Fla., to learn about the difference between food safety and food defense.
The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Arlington, Va., Walmart Brazil, Brazil’s Marfrig Group and ranchers joined forces to spread social and environmental best practices in cattle production activities in the Brazilian Amazon Region.
PMMI, the Reston, Va., owner and producer of the PACK EXPO tradeshows, announced it will team with B2B media company BNP Media, the Troy, Mich.-based parent company of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods, to bring the latest iteration of the Food Safety Summit Resource Center to PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2013.
The joke in certain circles is that the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which explicitly cites the need to guard against intentional adulteration, should more accurately be referred to as SCFEA: the Security Consultants Full Employment Act.
Apparently, the cure for nasty foodborne pathogens has been hiding in our yogurt all along. Lactic acid, which is a product of nature and dissolves without any chemical residue, is one of many natural acids fighting the good fight against pathogens on carcasses today.