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Discussion on the wide range of food safety topics, issues and challenges faced by food safety practitioners.


Food Safety Talk

General forum for food safety and quality news, views and discussion.

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Is 70% alcohol accepted as... - last post by quality@oceanicfoods.com

Allergen Management

Discuss Food Allergen Management.

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Validation of Allergen Clea... - last post by Charles.C


Discuss Internal, Customer, Supplier, 3rd Party Audits and Auditing.

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What to expect on an SGS HA... - last post by Madam A. D-tor

Buildings Design & Construction

Forum for discussing site and factory, design, layout and construction to enable hygienic production.

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Negative vs positive air pr... - last post by Parkz58


Discuss calibration and related topics.

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Does the QA scale need to b... - last post by Gerard H.

Cleaning, Sanitation & Waste Management

Discuss cleaning, sanitation and waste management issues.

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Using cleaned equipment aft... - last post by daddywelsh

Customer Complaints & Customer Relations

Discuss customer complaints, customer feedback, customer focus and customer relations management issues.

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Complaints (CPMU) - Industr... - last post by Sharon (Dewsbury)

Documentation & Document Control

Discuss reference materials, policies, manuals procedures, forms, work instructions and checklists.

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Changing numbering system - last post by BrummyJim

Food Defense & Security

Discuss how to protect food products from intentional adulteration by biological, chemical, physical, or radiological agents.

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Mock exercise for Food defe... - last post by food safety 101

Food Microbiology

Discuss food pathogens and food spoilage organisms as well as organisms involved in food production.

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HPP kill step parameters (t... - last post by ToddK

Food Safety Tools & Equipment

Discuss food safety tools, equipment and services.

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Trying to find a food safe... - last post by Tracey Richardson

Food Technology

Discuss foods, ingredients, manufacturing processes and related technologies.

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How to lower Water Activity... - last post by Zarina1234

Foreign Body Prevention

Discuss issues relating to foreign body prevention and detection.

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Plastic FM removal from tre... - last post by adamperry2235

HACCP - Food Products & Ingredients

Discuss the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) system as it relates to food products and food ingredients.

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HACCP step Metal detection... - last post by DLH

HACCP - Packaging & Other Non-Food Products

Discuss the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) system as it relates to Packaging & Other Non-Food products.

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CCPs and Food Contact Packa... - last post by Robert Daigneault


Discuss the Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls (HARPC) system.

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What is an example of a SAH... - last post by FurFarmandFork

Health, Safety & Environmental Management

Discuss occupational safety, health and environmental management.

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What do you use to clean dr... - last post by DLH


Discussion and information on labeling rules and best practice.

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Beef Labelling requirements - last post by Scampi

Lab Management & Testing

Discuss lab management, product testing, test equipment and test methods.

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Total fat - NMR system? - last post by Fishlady


Discuss building and machine maintenance.

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Conveyor Belt Maintenance - last post by PTGC

Metal Detection, X-ray Inspection & Sieving

Discuss Metal Detection, X-ray Inspection and Sieving Systems, Standards and Procedures.

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How do we validate a new me... - last post by Charles.C

Nonconformance & Corrective Action

Discuss your nonconformances and get help closing them.

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In-house material complaint... - last post by YongYM

Packaging Technology

Discuss packaging materials, machinery, manufacturing processes and related technologies.

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FIBCs inspection Plan - last post by Charles.C

Personal Hygiene

Discussion issues relating to personal hygiene.

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Sign Company Recommendations - last post by elvap

Pest Control

Discuss Pest Management in the food industry.

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Pest control in the home no... - last post by otisgrimes

Product Identification & Traceability

Discuss product identification & traceability issues.

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Any idea on where to find t... - last post by majoy

Product Recall & Withdrawal

Discuss Product Recall & Withdrawal.

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Anyone have a procedure for... - last post by KristinePlmr

Quality Management & Continuous Improvement

Discuss QA / QC and Continuous Improvement.

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Advice on setting up a Qual... - last post by Peaches

Senior Management Commitment

Discuss issues relating to policy, senior management commitment and management review.

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What is Your Employee to QA... - last post by GMO

Specifications Management

Discuss customer, internal, supplier product and process specifications.

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Determining PPM - Looking f... - last post by Charles.C

Training & Development

Discuss all aspects of Education, Training & Development.

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Recommendations for Online... - last post by Strychnine

Weight & Volume Control

Discuss weight and volume control in the food industry.

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Manual checks on package - last post by moskito