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

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Food Safety Talk

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

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Integrated QMS - last post by Zerokill_Guiding

Allergen Management

Discuss Food Allergen Management.

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Cleaning Vertical Form, Fil... - last post by Charles.C

Auditing

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

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Supplier Documentation Spre... - last post by Josh Uney

Buildings Design & Construction

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

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Recommended flooring for fo... - last post by Derf

Calibration

Discuss calibration and related topics.

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Thermometer Verification - last post by Charles.C

Cleaning, Sanitation & Waste Management

Discuss cleaning, sanitation and waste management issues.

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Limits for Microbial settle... - last post by Charles.C

Customer Complaints & Customer Relations

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

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Complaint Management Policy - last post by charbear

Documentation & Document Control

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

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Glass and Brittle Plastic P... - last post by Nikki R

Food Defense & Security

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

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Food Defense - Inside Attac... - last post by FurFarmandFork

Food Microbiology

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

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Safety with sugar syrups an... - last post by FurFarmandFork

Food Safety Tools & Equipment

Discuss food safety tools, equipment and services.

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SSOP - Food Contact table c... - last post by MWidra

Food Technology

Discuss foods, ingredients, manufacturing processes and related technologies.

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HELP: Unable to identify th... - last post by ShannieB89

Foreign Body Prevention

Discuss issues relating to foreign body prevention and detection.

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Insects as foreign body - last post by Gerard H.

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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Bone food safety hazard - last post by rachel_ray37

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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RTE in vacuum seal pouches - last post by CLN

HARPC

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

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Bakery Product Flows for HA... - last post by charu13

Health, Safety & Environmental Management

Discuss occupational safety, health and environmental management.

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Health & Safety Risk As... - last post by rdeboer1986

Labeling

Discussion and information on labeling rules and best practice.

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Use of E-mark and net weigh... - last post by Charles.C

Lab Management & Testing

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

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Testing of water and Ice.... - last post by moskito

Maintenance

Discuss building and machine maintenance.

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Risk Assessment for Contrac... - last post by romabhati

Metal Detection, X-ray Inspection & Sieving

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

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Metal detector failure and... - last post by Charles.C

Nonconformance & Corrective Action

Discuss your nonconformances and get help closing them.

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Nonconformance Tracker Temp... - last post by J0hn

Packaging Technology

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

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Quality checks to ensure ta... - last post by Tamale

Personal Hygiene

Discussion issues relating to personal hygiene.

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Is it required to button up... - last post by Zerokill_Guiding

Pest Control

Discuss Pest Management in the food industry.

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Secured exterior bait stations - last post by MWidra

Product Identification & Traceability

Discuss product identification & traceability issues.

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Retail/Institutional Lot Co... - last post by FurFarmandFork

Product Recall & Withdrawal

Discuss Product Recall & Withdrawal.

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Correct sequence for conduc... - last post by Peaches

Quality Management & Continuous Improvement

Discuss QA / QC and Continuous Improvement.

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How Six Sigma Can Increase... - last post by Zerokill_Guiding

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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Suitable for vegetarians - last post by PublicAnalyst

Supplier Management

Discuss supplier assessment, approval and monitoring.

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How to approve uncooperativ... - last post by GMO

Training & Development

Discuss all aspects of Education, Training & Development.

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Does anyone have a general... - last post by Zerokill_Guiding

Weight & Volume Control

Discuss weight and volume control in the food industry.

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How to justify removing che... - last post by Gerard H.