Food Safety

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Study: Pesticides Remain No. 1 Food Safety Problem

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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

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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

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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

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David McDonald, president and COO of OSI Group, Aurora, Ill., 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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Crowdsourcing Project Helps Protect Global Food Supply

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In an effort to improve the global food supply chain, SAP SE, London, announced initiatives that use Big Data to help better understand the planet's diversity and enhance food safety.
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How to Respond to a Food Crisis via Social Media

By Bill Seaver
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Social media can make or break a company, especially when in the throes of a food safety crisis. Find out how to handle consumer concerns via Facebook, Twitter, etc.
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Certified Latin American Transportation Auditors Available for Perishable Supply Chains

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To proactively prepare food importers and exporters throughout Latin America to meet FSMA requirements, the Cambridge Business Group can certify members.


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Maintaining Brand Protection with X-ray Technology

By Kyle Thomas
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Detection and rejection of products containing contaminants is no longer a luxury addition to the production line but a necessary step in the production process. The implementation of x-ray systems has provided seamless integration of high-tech product inspection solutions into the processing line.
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Food Defense Simulation Shows How to Prepare for Real Life Crisis

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A supply chain is only as strong as its weakest link and, for all food manufacturers, preparing a food defense strategy is more about knowing your supply chain’s vulnerabilities than simply just practicing food safety measures.


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Your Supply Chain is only as Safe as the Weakest Link

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Do you know your suppliers’ suppliers? Do you have a food defense strategy in place? Are you challenged by cargo theft, fraudulent pickups and other not-so-safe security measures?
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EVENTS

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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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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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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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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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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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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Food and Drug Law Institute Conference 2014

9/9/14
Washington, DC, DC
United States
Contact: Laura Brown

This conference will address the proposed rules FDA has promulgated to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and how they might affect your clients or your business.

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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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