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New Testing Solutions for the Detection of Agrisure Duracade™ Corn

Romer Labs, a leading supplier of food safety diagnostics solutions today announced the introduction of two new monitoring tools for the detection of eCry3.1Ab protein expressed...

New water-based rapid test for Total Aflatoxin

Romer Labs®, a leading global food-safety diagnostic company, introduces its new AgraStrip® Total Aflatoxin Quantitative WATEX test kit. The new water-based method will allow fo...

Trace Analytics launches The AirCheck Academy™

Have Compressed Air Quality Questions? The AirCheck Academy™ has the Answers.Let’s face it…compressed air testing for the food and beverage industry is not easy to navigate. Wha...

bioMérieux’s TEMPO® BC Assay Gains AOAC Approval

bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, has recently been granted AOAC Research Institute approval for its TEMPO® BC, an automated quality indicator tes...

Romer Labs® Collaborates with Feed the Future Initiative

Romer Labs, a leading supplier of food safety diagnostics solutions has partnered with the Feed the Future Innovation Lab For the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss based at Kansas...

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    CCP Instruction For X-Ray Machine
    Konesh2002 - 29 minutes ago

    Hi, We recently purchased X-ray machine to detect foreign matters in baked cookies and which are aluminum foil wrapped. I need help with writing up the CCP work instruction for X-ray machine.... more

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    CCP Determination for Blast Freezing
    suzieq0112 - 40 minutes ago

    Hello All,   I need some guidance on a process step for my HACCP Plan.  The auditor said that I didn't mention the step in my determination/analysis of CCPs.  It is listed on my proc... more

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    Did I do that?
    Mr. Incognito - Today, 11:56 AM

    So after I read Magenta's post about the things she did it made me go down memory lane on the things I've done, or maybe they are wild tales, back when I was an operator that didn't really see the... more

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    confectionery products
    ecesiper - Today, 08:11 AM

    Hi everybody.   It is the first time, I have written here. My english is not so good, so If I can not express myself, sorry for that.   I have a question and if you can help me, I'd... more

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    Coke audits
    Snookie - Yesterday, 10:14 PM

    Am curious has anyone experienced a Coke packaging audit? more

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    HACCP Audit
    mgourley - 5 minutes ago

    RG3,   I have the critical limits on my flow charts. It's just a metal detector, so does not take up too much space. As for the consultant, after I said "Yes", he said "I'd recommend that you... more

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    HACCP Audit
    RG3 - 15 minutes ago

    I fail to see it as a non-compliance, the SQF code doesn't refer to a HACCP process flow. SQF Guidance does but doesn't mention the requirement to include critical limits or critical points:... more

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    Food Safety Bloopers
    Mike Green - 57 minutes ago

      Also I randomly put curse words and words I knew would offend them like lesbian and devil randomly throughout SOPs. I bet there's an operator out there right now reading an SOP and wonderi... more

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    Did I do that?
    Mike Green - Today, 02:18 PM

    They used to do that routinely in the navy.  I got "Liquid Bulkhead Remover"... now technically that means liquid wall remover but I figured hey it could just be the nickname of a wall clean... more

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    Did I do that?
    Mr. Incognito - Today, 02:00 PM

     The first day I started in the micro lab (aged 17) my father had warned me about pranks like sending the apprentice to get 'tartan paint' or a 'box of nail holes'   The one i got was t... more

Latest Articles

  • Compressed Air - How Clean is Yours?
    by Laura TG - 21 July 2014 - 09:32 AM

    Understanding compressed air contaminantsISO 8573-1 identifies the major contaminants of compressed air that can affect the quality in a manufacturing environment where products or machine operatio... more

  • Cornerstone of HACCP
    by Simon - 16 June 2014 - 08:32 AM

    The HACCP Plan is a document which is based upon the principles of HACCP and which delineates the procedures to be followed. The HACCP System is the result of the implementation of the HACCP Plan t... more

  • Food Safety Certification: A Necessary Investment
    by ggansner - 16 June 2014 - 08:33 AM

    Other issues driving U.S. retailers and manufacturers to focus more on food safety is the increasing complexity of the global supply chain and the large number of products that are sourced from hig... more

  • FSSC 22000 set to become the Global FSMS Standard
    by Tony-C - 16 June 2014 - 08:30 AM

    FSSC 22000 Accredited CertificationThe Foundation for Food Safety Certification announced late last year that accredited FS22000 certification will be allowed from January 1, 2011. All certificatio... more

  • A Ten Step Guide to the BRC Food Safety Standard
    by Tony-C - 16 June 2014 - 08:35 AM

    The 10 Fundamental requirements of BRC:Management Commitment and Continuous Improvement Clause 1 – Senior management need to demonstrate commitment to meeting the requirements of the BRC standard b... more

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    BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 7 – be the first to learn

    Occurs on: Oct 14 2014 08:00 AM

    After a period of extensive consultation with retailers, food service companies, certification bodies and manufacturers, the new Issue of the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety has been completed.... more

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    BRC Global Food Safety Standards

    Occurs on: Dec 09 2014 12:00 AM

    Background In 1998 the British Retail Consortium (BRC) developed and introduced the BRC technical standard and protocol for companies supplying retailer branded products i.e., BRC Global Standar... more

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    Food Allergen Control

    Occurs on: Nov 11 2014 12:00 AM

    Background The traditional concept of dividing all food hazards into three groups; biological, chemical or physical is in need of revision as a fourth category, Allergens is becoming more of a c... more

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    Validation of a Food Safety Management System (FSMS)

    Occurs on: Nov 12 2014 12:00 AM

    Background As Food Safety Management Systems/HACCP Systems have evolved over the past few years auditors are looking beyond the 12 Codex Alimentarius Steps and asking more challenging questions... more

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    BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 7 – be the first to learn

    Occurs on: Oct 09 2014 09:00 AM

    After a period of extensive consultation with retailers, food service companies, certification bodies and manufacturers, the new Issue of the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety has been completed.... more

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    Tony-C - Aug 22 2014 07:15 PM

    Last month saw a UK broadsheet, The Guardian, alleged a ‘catalogue’ of hygiene failings in the UK poultry industry. The allegations of malpractice related to 2 Sisters’ plants in Llangefni, Anglesey, Wales, and Scunthorpe, and a farm and abattoir operated by Faccenda.The newspaper claimed undercover footage, photographic evidence and information from whistleblowers revealed how strict industry... more

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