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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....

Romer Labs Listeria Test System Achieves AOAC Certification

Romer Labs today announced that its RapidChek® Listeria NextDay™ test system earned Performance-Tested MethodsSM (PTM) certification fro...

Feed Additives Needed to Combat Mycotoxins

The rationale for using feed additives to combat the multi-mycotoxin occurrence in animal feedstock emerged during the eighth World Mycotoxin Foru...

GFSI Announce Consultation for SQF Scope Extension for Storage and Distribution

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recently announced the launch of its global stakeholder consultation for the SQF Extension of Scope for S...

FSA Survey of Allergen Labelling

The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) recently conducted a survey examining allergen advisory labelling on pre-packed processed foods sold in the UK....

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    Really, you missed a whole room?! REALLY
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    So i come in this morning to do my pre op and find, wait for it.................................the sanitation crew missed AN ENTIRE ROOM!!!!! ARGH. How is it possible to miss a whole room, the pac... more

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    Risk assessment for business continuity plan
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    Hi,   Can anyone help me with an example of how to do risk assessment to business continuity plan for man made events eg: criminal acts, malicious contamination etc and natural disasters e.g e... more

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    Color Code System
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    Looking for idea's/suggestions on how others color code their utensils, etc. I am in the process of revamping ours due to some discrepancies in the interpretation, as well as some gray area's in th... more

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    Glad to join this community, very educational and useful information. more

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    Boot Dip or Sprayer
    scampi - Yesterday, 07:36 PM

    Hi all. I am shopping for a new boot sanitizer system. We are a poultry processor currently using a boot dip that is labour intensive, a slip hazard and a pain in my a**. What do you use and why wa... 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 Laura Gunn - 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

    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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    Last month FSSC 22000 announced its intention to add a module for the certification of Food Quality Management Systems based on ISO 9001. Certification should be available in the New Year.In the announcement FSSC 22000 stated:‘The addition will give organizations the possibility to be FSSC 22000 audited and certified for Food Safety and Quality Management Systems. The ISO 9001 standard has a st... more

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