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The Dutch companies JFPT/foodlife and Cool Wave Processing have joined forces and developed a new cold press technology. “The Cold Press No....

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    Electrolyzed Oxidized Water (EOW) and Organic Status
    harmlessbrian - Today, 12:28 AM

    hi all,   I wanted to ask if anyone has any experience with using electrolyzed oxidized water (EO water) in their facility's sanitation program in CIP or spray sanitizing of equipment.  A... more

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    Hello,   I'm trying to recover my password for my user CaliforniaFS. It is not going to my email. I've tried contacting support via email but since my email is registered it told me to sign in... more

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    Daily NUOCA
    khall_12_34 - Yesterday, 09:41 PM

    My farm's potato packaging plant is working toward PrimusGFS certification. One of the items (1.03.04) asks for a daily incident report or NUOCA log. We're going to have a NUOCA log, but I we're li... more

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    Hello from the tundra
    khall_12_34 - Yesterday, 09:31 PM

    Just wanted to introduce myself to board. I'm a 4th generation potato farmer from north eastern North Dakota. We've been washing and packaging fresh potatoes for almost 60 years and now we're worki... more

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    Cheese during aging giving off gases
    Weebus90 - Yesterday, 09:23 PM

    Hi Everyone,  I'm looking for anyone knowledgeable in cheese! We currently have an entire cooler for storing cheese.  Recently there have been complaints that during time in the cooler ma... more

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    Hairnets Required in Warehouse
    Hazira - Today, 12:53 AM

    If you are referring to finished goods, it is not necessary by rule. However,It does not hurt a thing to go beyond the requirements and I personally wear one at all times even though it is not co... more

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    Can't recover my password
    Snookie - Today, 12:38 AM

    Most of the admin is in Europe and it is midnight or after there.  You most likely won't hear anything until tomorrow.  more

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    Hello from the tundra
    Snookie - Today, 12:36 AM

    Don't forget occasionally launched as a recreational projectile.    Now that sounds fun! more

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    Heavy Metal Warranty
    Snookie - Today, 12:35 AM

    I am rather surprised to see the AIB standard.  In the US, for plastic and paperboard generally speaking the requirements for testing are mechanical, flammable, heavy metals often ca... more

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    Heavy Metal Warranty
    911pyro - Yesterday, 10:10 PM

    Thanks for the response Charles, unfortunately however there isn't really anything unique about our packaging or the customer's application... we flexo print and convert labels as well as flexible... more

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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?
    by Trace Analytics - 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 operati... more

  • Cornerstone of HACCP
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    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

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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 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 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 2 day course is designed to prepare an individual to meet the SQF Practitioner requirements by promoting an understanding of the SQF Code 7.2 Edition and providing a detailed knowledge base to... more

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    Decoding Food Safety Validation & Verification Tony-C's Blog

    Tony-C - Jan 21 2015 07:29 PM

    This subject of validation and verification is right up there in the list of food safety areas which cause the most confusion among members and the variety and often conflicting definitions and requirements in food safety certification standards as to what should be validated, what should be verified and what should be done to meet the criteria for validation and verification only adds to the c... more

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