Food Safety

Shrimp Gumbo Pack is first to bear certified authentic label

Vermilion Bay Sweet White Shrimp Gumbo Pack from Delcambre Direct Seafood as one of the first products to carry the "Certified Authentic Louisiana Wild Seafood" seal on the packaging.
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Fat Analysis and Contaminant Detection Technology

The meat industry is under the microscope following the latest product recall scandals. To help global meat processors pass such scrutiny, Eagle Product Inspection, Tampa, Fla., created advanced fat analysis and contaminant detection technology.

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Equine Verification Test Kit

InstantLabs, Baltimore, Md., developed an Equine Food Verification Test Kit that allows food processors and importers to quickly test for horse meat (and related species such as donkey) at the point-of-need.

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Tracing Your Steps

Mastering a safe food plant is one thing—maintaining it is another. Find out what solutions are available for keeping up with today’s ever-changing traceability and sanitation guidelines.

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.

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Best Practices for Traceability and Recall Preparation

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.

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Food Safety vs. Food Defense: How to Stay Ahead of the Game

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.

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Marfrig Promotes Sustainable Cattle Production in Amazon Region

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.
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Food Safety Summit Resource Center Returns to PACK EXPO 2013

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.

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Food Defense Systems

Staff vigilance: The first line of food defense

Facing mandates to safeguard against deliberate contamination, food companies walk a fine line between implementing effective defenses and creating an uncomfortable workplace.

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.

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Sanitizers build upon past success

Meat and poultry processors are doubling down to fight foodborne pathogens through new and old mixtures.
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.
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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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