Microbial hotspots—problem areas or equipment that chronically harbor microbes—are often to blame when a food safety or food quality issue arises in a processing plant. That’s why it’s important for plant managers to address chronic contamination.
40% of consumers have lost enjoyment of the foods they eat due to safety and quality concerns.
March 31, 2017
With consumer fears escalating about potentially harmful ingredients in food and personal care products, a survey from Daymon Worldwide, Stamford, Conn., reveals that 40% of consumers have lost enjoyment of the foods they eat due to safety and quality concerns.
USP’s Food Fraud Database can be used to identify which ingredients have a known history of adulterations, including incident reports, inference reports, surveillance records and analytical methods.
February 27, 2017
Alchemy Systems, Austin, Texas, and the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP), Rockville, Md., announced a groundbreaking collaboration that enables food companies of all sizes to assess supply chain risk and build robust systems to minimize food fraud.
To remain compliant and protect brand integrity, food and beverage processors must be familiar with the key global regulatory bodies and their safety standards for food contact materials, which can vary from country to country.