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Demonstrating a strong commitment to the product safety needs of its customers, International Paper today announced its U.S. corrugated packaging...

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First cold press technology meeting EU hygiene standards

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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    OU-D Kosher during passover
    bakeworks - 38 minutes ago

    Hello,   I'm hoping someone has some insight on an issue we are facing with Passover 2015. Our facility (snack bars and cookie production) is certified OU-D. The owner happens to be of Jewish... more

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    2..1..1 SQF Management Policy
    Tomato Country Girl - 57 minutes ago

    Good Afternoon, while attending an Advanced SQF Practitioner training the subject of our Management Policy came up in relation to stating Food Safety and Quality Objectives.  I was told it is... more

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    Sanitizing agent that doesn't require any waste water treatment
    Supply safe food - Today, 05:10 PM

    Hi I am looking for sanitizing agent that doesn't require any waste water treatment. The company I am working with don't have CIP system and for now we are using chlorine to sanitize the line. Is t... more

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    Is it acceptable to only test the moisture level in compressed air?
    TGM2010 - Today, 04:22 PM

    Hi,   Is it acceptable to only test the moisture level in compressed air used in a plant that processes edible oil? I have done a risk analysis and believe microbes will not pose a risk becaus... more

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    Grade of Hygiene for Drinking Straws
    ikhsan - Today, 09:31 AM

    Hi everyone.. could you please help me based on your experience,,we just start to BRC IoP, our product is drinking straw. What grade of hygiene for our product? high or low hygiene? Many thanks more

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    Is it acceptable to only test the moisture level in compressed air?
    Charles.C - 23 minutes ago

    Requirements for compressed air need to be analyzed for hazards. As an example, if compressed air is merely used to power or actuate equipment with no risk of contamination of food, food-con... more

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    Heavy Metal Warranty
    magenta_majors - 28 minutes ago

    Is your customer selling goods in California?   I know I have to ask for this for our food contact packaging as well as our ingredients - not because of national regulation or AIB, but because... more

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    2..1..1 SQF Management Policy
    magenta_majors - 39 minutes ago

    Yes, SQF is pushing  "SMART" objectives.  Although I can not find any reference to this in the standard or the guidance, the Advanced Practitioner test had a large number of questions on... more

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    Heavy Metal Warranty
    911pyro - Today, 07:05 PM

    Ah.... you found it and beat me posting Charles.  As you stated, there aren't any mention of sources or regulations in the document so I'm stumped as to where this requirement is coming from.... more

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    Sanitizing agent that doesn't require any waste water treatment
    Charles.C - Today, 06:39 PM

    Hi I am looking for sanitizing agent that doesn't require any waste water treatment. The company I am working with don't have CIP system and for now we are using chlorine to sanitize the line. Is... more

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  • Introducing the Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) standard
    by bacon - 21 October 2014 - 07:32 PM

    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
    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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    The SQF Advanced Practitioner course is a two-day program designed for the current SQF practitioner who is seeking further education on how to improve and maintain their company's SQF program. The... more

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    Implementing SQF Systems

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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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    Implementing SQF Systems

    Occurs on: May 25 2015 12:00 AM

    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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    Implementing SQF Systems

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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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    Implementing SQF Systems

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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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