Food Safety

In-depth look on food safety tips and updates.

ARTICLES

New Mobile App Offers Database of Sustainable Product Ratings

HowGood launched a new mobile app that offers consumers a database of product ratings for more than 100,000 sustainable products.
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How Photohydroionization Technology Mitigates Microbial Pathogen Count

Photohydroionization (PHI) technology is an all-natural oxidation technology that acts as an additional strategic intervention for trimmings and whole muscle and allows for the anti-microbial treatment of meat products without leaving chemical residues.
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Study: Today's Restaurants Practice Sustainability

The National Restaurant Association, Washington, D.C., unveiled new research that shows a substantial number of restaurant operators are implementing sustainability best practices into their businesses.
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Processors to Watch in 2015

Refrigerated & Frozen Foods zeroes in on six refrigerated and frozen foods producers who showcase cutting-edge food processing, food safety and new product introductions.
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How HPP Offers that Added Layer of Food Safety

High-pressure processing offers a wealth of benefits to the cold food industry. Here, suppliers offer insight as to how cutting-edge equipment extends shelf life, while processors outline the advantages of adopting HPP technology.


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Perdue Reduces Antibiotic Use in Poultry Production

Perdue Foods, Salisbury, Md., removed all antibiotics from its chicken hatcheries, setting a standard that defines the responsible use of antibiotics in poultry production.
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Study: Pesticides Remain No. 1 Food Safety Problem

Food Sentry, LLC, a global food source monitoring company based in Albuquerque, N.M., released its latest Food Risk Rating Guide, an analysis of 3,400 food safety violations associated with products exported from 117 different countries that occurred in 2013.
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Integrated Food Protection Service Makes the Invisible Visible

DuPont Nutrition & Health, Wilmington, Del., launched its Detect + Protect solutions service, an integrated food protection program that combines the knowledge of a global team of experts in food microbiology, microbial detection and food protection with proprietary analytical processes to give food manufacturers customized solutions.
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USDA Announces New Inspection System for Poultry Products

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), Washington, D.C., announced a critical step forward in making chicken and turkey products safer for Americans to eat.
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OSI Shuts Down China Operations; Appoints New Food Safety Leadership Team

David McDonald shared a statement outlining the preliminary findings in the meat processor’s ongoing food safety scandal in its Husi Shanghai, China, operations.


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EVENTS

Webinar

Food Plant of the Future: Advancing Food Safety through Sanitary Design

3/9/10
Online
Contact: Jamie Tunison
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND

 

Food and beverage companies work hard to consistently deliver safe products because they understand that the stakes are extremely high – for the public and for their companies. 

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Food Plant of the Future: Raising the Bar on Plant Air Quality

4/26/12
Online
Contact: Jamie Tunison

AVAILABLE ON DEMAND Exclusively for thought-leaders in food and beverage processing facility management, Food Plant of the Future webinars are presented by Hixson, a leading design and engineering firm of food processing facilities in North America.

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Food Plant of the Future: Hazardous Materials Storage and Use

11/8/12
Online
Contact: Jamie Tunison

AVAILABLE ON DEMAND Concerns over food safety, reliability, and traceability get a great deal of attention within plants.  Yet the highly regulated – but often-overlooked – concern for the storage and use of hazardous materials is also important.

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Food Plant of the Future: Global Food Safety Impact on Facilities

4/25/13
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

AVAILABLE ON DEMAND SQF 2000, FSMA, ISO 22000/PAS220 and other standards continue to gain traction in an attempt to create safer foods and beverages. 

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Industry

Global Food Traceability Center Press Conference

9/11/13
National Press Club, Zenger Room
529 14th St. NW
Washington, DC
United States

The Institute of Food Technologists is hosting an exclusive press event featuring the launch of the new Global Food Traceability Center, which was approved by IFT's Board of Directors at the 2013 Annual Meeting and Food Expo.

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Webinar

Boost Productivity, Improve Safety with New Technology for Splicing Conveyor Belts

11/13/13
Contact: Adam Thomas

Available On-Demand Belted conveyors are critical to food processing operations. When they stop, your productivity stops. Fortunately, new belt splicing technologies enable you to take control of belt splicing...

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Webinar

Tools for Validating Key Components of a Food Safety Plan

1/30/14
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

Available On-Demand Attendees of this webinar will learn the three distinct "kill step" validation methods, methods for validating key elements of a food safety plan, ways of preventing recontamination, and be provided online resources for accessing and sharing thermal inactivation data.

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Webinar

Fundamentals of Food Grade Grease

5/21/14
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand Learn the requirements for food grade greases, differences between greases and other lubricant types, considerations for choosing a food grade grease, and best practices for grease storage and handling.

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Webinar

Hygienic Equipment Design for Low-Moisture Food Manufacturing

5/29/14
Online!
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand This webinar will be based on the AIOE’s Engineering Solutions Group soon to be released work product, One Voice a uniform approach to the most common, non proprietary sanitary equipment designs that meet the base food safety requirements for food manufacturing.

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Webinar

Flexible Design: Building for Tomorrow

11/13/14
Online
United States
Contact: Adam Thomas

Every dollar counts, so it can be difficult to convince executive decision makers to think beyond your company’s immediate needs…to build for more than just a single, new product line, or to buy more land than initially needed to construct and start up a new plant.

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OSI, 2014 Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year

Find out how this global food provider secured a new supply chain global trading platform, opened a new culinary innovation center and continues to keep food safety top of mind.

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7/31/14 12:00 pm EDT

Engaging the Manufacturing Workforce to Drive Business Improvement

AIOE’s Workforce Development Solutions Group will soon release its work product, “The Engagement Framework”. This is a robust resource tool that both CPGs and suppliers should find useful in their organizations. Attendees will learn of the key attributes of Engagement, and cases and lessons learned on how to apply these guiding lessons within your company. The value proposition is fundamental to business success in our industry: business performance, competitive globally, recruitment and retention.

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