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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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Food safety shoes - last post by cececyrelle01

Allergen Management

Discuss Food Allergen Management.

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What is the name of the pro... - last post by suhaibalbadawi97


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

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Managing Customer Audit Dat... - last post by MOHAMMED ZAMEERUDDIN

Buildings Design & Construction

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

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Using shipping containers a... - last post by SanderE


Discuss calibration and related topics.

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How to determine tolerance - last post by jfrey123

Cleaning, Sanitation & Waste Management

Discuss cleaning, sanitation and waste management issues.

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Can acetone be used as a cl... - last post by flippncakes

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Discussion

Forum for discussion and support on the global pandemic Coronavirus (COVID-19) specifically in relation to food supply and the problems we face as well as the policies and procedures we need to keep safe and keep food supply moving.

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Covid-19 which measures hav... - last post by Marloes

Customer Complaints & Customer Relations

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

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How to respond customer com... - last post by MOHAMMED ZAMEERUDDIN

Documentation & Document Control

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

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Have you ever falsified a r... - last post by Elizabeth777

Food Fraud (VACCP)

Discuss food fraud risks such as product substitution, unapproved product enhancement, counterfeiting etc. and the prevention of economically motivated adulteration of food by systems such as TACCP - Threat Assessment and Critical Control Points.

  • 141 topics
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Organic Food Fraud program - last post by Brothbro

Food Defense & Security (TACCP)

Discuss how to protect food products from intentional adulteration by biological, chemical, physical, or radiological agents. TACCP - Threat Assessment and Critical Control Points.

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Food Defence Plan - last post by bellablaz

Food Microbiology

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

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Fusarium Oxysporum in Pastu... - last post by Tindarra

Food Safety Culture & Employee Behavior

Food safety culture is recognized as a key factor to achieving sustained food safety success. The day-to-day behavior of an organization's employees and management both defines and reflects a company's food safety culture. Discuss related issues here.

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Inquiry about food safety c... - last post by mohamed ahmed yusuf

Food Safety Tools & Equipment

Discuss food safety tools, equipment and services.

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Platform or software for cr... - last post by sztamas79

Food Technology

Discuss foods, ingredients, manufacturing processes and related technologies.

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Food technology application... - last post by susi_say

Foreign Body Prevention

Discuss issues relating to foreign body prevention and detection.

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Air filtration for blast fr... - last post by Scampi

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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Control measure and control... - last post by mohamed ahmed yusuf

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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Hazard of Using Aluminum Fo... - last post by Dorothy87


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

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PCQI Training - last post by Padfoot

Health, Safety & Environmental Management

Discuss occupational safety, health and environmental management.

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Flour Mill Environmental Mo... - last post by fgfreuben


Discussion and information on labeling rules and best practice.

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Declaration once opened use... - last post by Laura982

Lab Management & Testing

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

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Shelf Life Testing Risk Ass... - last post by G M


Discuss building and machine maintenance.

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Sanitiser and corrosion of... - last post by MHoman

Metal Detection, X-ray Inspection, Magnets & Sieving

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

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Foreign Material Handling f... - last post by Scampi

Nonconformance & Corrective Action

Discuss your nonconformances and get help closing them.

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Supplier not providing TDS - last post by kingstudruler1

Packaging Technology

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

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Migration Testing of Bulk C... - last post by susi_say

Personal Hygiene

Discussion issues relating to personal hygiene.

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Personal Glove Use in RTE - last post by Dorothy87

Pest Control

Discuss Pest Management in the food industry.

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How often is pesticide rota... - last post by mannxprince

Product Identification & Traceability

Discuss product identification & traceability issues.

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How to maintain a receiving... - last post by kingstudruler1

Product Recall & Withdrawal

Discuss Product Recall & Withdrawal.

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Mock Traceability Exercise... - last post by VictoriaRoseB

Quality Management & Continuous Improvement

Discuss QA / QC and Continuous Improvement.

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Filing a complaint as a whi... - last post by Tony-C

Senior Management Commitment

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

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Ideal Organizational Chart... - last post by kfromNE

Specifications Management

Discuss customer, internal, supplier product and process specifications.

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What supplier documentation... - last post by Dorothy87

Supplier Management

Discuss supplier assessment, approval and monitoring.

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Using raw materials before... - last post by Scampi

Training & Development

Discuss all aspects of Education, Training & Development.

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Prerequisite program traini... - last post by Setanta

Validation & Verification

Discuss validation and verification activities in the food industry.

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Validation of prerequisites... - last post by kingstudruler1

Weight & Volume Control

Discuss weight and volume control in the food industry.

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How many samples need to be... - last post by Evans X.