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    How well do the tincat mouse traps hold up to wet sanitation? We need to find a replacement as the ones we were using are galvanized metal inside and are rusting away to nothing. We've never had a... more

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    Organic vs. Non-Organic: What’s the Difference?
    Simon - 01 May 2015 - 04:50 PM

    File Name: Organic vs. Non-Organic: What’s the Difference?File Submitter: SimonFile Submitted: 01 May 2015File Category: Food Safety Fridays Presentation slides from the Food Safety Fridays webina... more

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    Handling damaged bags containing dried ingredients
    WyldIce - Today, 05:38 AM

    If there is the option to do so, if you decide to go the way of discarding the lot, your company could always look into selling the damaged bag(s) for stock-feed as a way to recoup some loses. When... more

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    HELP! GMP 13.4.1.2
    WyldIce - Today, 05:33 AM

    This sort of thing has, in my experience, always been a QA check. In my last few roles I would do a floor check a set time (either every hour or every 2 hours) and check everything including people... more

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    Supplier Documentation - Renewal Frequency
    WyldIce - Today, 04:45 AM

    I'm now in my 3rd month with a company that has never had a QA Manager before (they buy and sell dairy powders and contract everything out) so they have never submitted a self audit to a supplier b... more

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    False fingernails in a food packaging plant
    WyldIce - Today, 04:38 AM

    Conceptually I'm amazed that FDA adherents can retain false fingernails when donning medical-type gloves. They must surely be contortionists or having been assigned  a dedicated  floor... more

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    False fingernails in a food packaging plant
    avila muncar - Today, 03:51 AM

    Food safety systems are most effective if they are kept as simple as possible.  If you bend to allow this, that and the other then it is you that has to put in place secondary measures that... more

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  • Introducing the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) standard
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    Personally I have not dealt directly with the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) standard but, as seafood commodities are over 90% of globally traded foodstuffs and BAP is GFSI benchmarked, I felt i... more

  • Compressed Air - How Clean is Yours?
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    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 operati... 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... 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 hi... 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 certificati... more

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    This course meets the training requirement for the SQF consultant and will provide the SQF practitioner with the knowledge to develop their in-house program. SQF consultants must also successfully... more

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    This new course for auditors has been extended to allow time for the inclusion of the soft skills that auditors will be tested for by GSFI. It will provide an understanding of the standard in terms... more

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    This new course for auditors has been extended to allow time for the inclusion of the soft skills that auditors will be tested for by GSFI. It will provide an understanding of the standard in terms... more

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    I want to start this month's blog by telling you a short story about a Technical role I was approached about a few years back. The offer was quite tempting and it was a similar role to the one I was in so shouldn’t have been too challenging (I thought to myself). I asked for more details regarding the role and I received a detailed job description. As I read through the job description it conta... more

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