Food Safety

Traceability Guideline in Place for Leveraging GS1 Global Standards

The International Dairy-Deli-Bakery Association, Madison, Wis.; the International Dairy Foods Association, Washington, D.C.; and GS1 US, Lawrenceville, N.J., implemented a new guideline for leveraging GS1 global standards for traceability processes in the dairy, deli and bakery supply chain.
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How the Government Shutdown Affects Food Safety

What does the government shutdown mean to our nation’s food supply?
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USDA: How Government Shutdown Affects Meat, Poultry Inspection

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Washington, D.C., outlines its plans to continue field inspection of meat, poultry and egg products despite the government shutdown and lapse in funding.
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2 Sisters Food Opens Food Safety Lab

Food manufacturing giant 2 Sisters Food Group, United Kingdom, opened a food safety laboratory where almost 1 million ready-to-eat, ready-to-cook food samples such as ready meals and pizza, will be tested each year.
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Integrated Pest Management Offers a Holistic Approach to Pest Control

For food processors, pest control is a complex challenge. Though processors have been credited with successfully removing most agricultural pesticide residues before food products reach the marketplace, food processing itself can attract pests of all kinds. Refrigerated or frozen food processors are not exempt.
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Harvard Study Finds Food Expiration Dates Confusing to Consumers

Americans throw out billions of pounds of food every year because they falsely believe "sell-by" and "best-before" dates on package labels indicate food safety, according to a study published by Harvard Law School and the Natural Resources Defense Council, New York.
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HPP: A Critical Control Point

Sandridge Food Corp. is no stranger to innovation. With consumers’ ever-changing taste and growing demand for freshness, forward thinking and technology are essential in the refrigerated foods industry.
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Enforcing Food Safety, One HPP System at a Time

High-pressure processing systems are becoming more and more on-trend. Find out what solutions are available, and how food processors can extend their products’ shelf life without a freezing method.

Typically, when a food manufacturer wants to extend the shelf life of a particular product, they’ll add a freezing component. Once frozen, the product is good to go for some time. But, what if freezing isn’t an option? Such is the case for refrigerated foods.


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Hope Hummus Becomes Certified HPP Toller

Hope Foods, the Louisville, Colo.-based producer of Hope Hummus, established a new business unit—Hope Fresh—to bring the shelf-life extension and food safety technology to the broader food processing community.


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Food Safety Focus on Packaging

Most recently, there has been a push by CPG companies toward certification of packaging suppliers. This promises to be a major theme at Pack Expo Las Vegas 2013, Sept. 23-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas.
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Evolution Fresh: Enhancing the Premium Juice Market with HPP Technology

Evolution Fresh’s new Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., juicery employs HPP technology to help produce cold-pressed juices.

Posted: December 11, 2014

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Factory Acceptance Tests: New Industry Protocols create opportunities for CPGs and OEMs

Properly executed Factory Acceptance Tests (FATs) will create a better opportunity for the CPGs to achieve “Vertical Start Ups”. For the OEMs, the FAT can demonstrate their competence and other capabilities. PMMI’s Alliance for Innovation & Operational Excellence is developing protocols in the Capital Projects Solutions Group. This webinar will provide insights to key areas of FATs.

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