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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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Dealing With Pesticide Resi... - last post by The Food Scientist

Allergen Management

Discuss Food Allergen Management.

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An FYI: Illinois passed new... - last post by Hank Major


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

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how many audits do you have... - last post by hoangvu1511

Buildings Design & Construction

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

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Food grade factory partitio... - last post by Charles.C


Discuss calibration and related topics.

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Scale calibration requirement - last post by bob schap

Cleaning, Sanitation & Waste Management

Discuss cleaning, sanitation and waste management issues.

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Master Cleaning Plan - last post by kettlecorn

Customer Complaints & Customer Relations

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

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Customer lab testing method... - last post by pHruit

Documentation & Document Control

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

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Please share an example of... - last post by vicrel66

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.

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Sample risk analysis reques... - last post by Charles.C

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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Validation of the Food Defe... - last post by pHruit

Food Microbiology

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

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Environmental monitoring pr... - last post by lindg36

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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Anybody care to share their... - last post by zanorias

Food Safety Tools & Equipment

Discuss food safety tools, equipment and services.

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What is your favorite indus... - last post by Ninja_Neill

Food Technology

Discuss foods, ingredients, manufacturing processes and related technologies.

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Sodium Metabisulphite as Pr... - last post by Annamart21

Foreign Body Prevention

Discuss issues relating to foreign body prevention and detection.

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Controlling fragments of in... - last post by Ryan M.

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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Heat Induction Liner Seal I... - last post by mahantesh.micro

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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CCP for packaging printing... - last post by hoangvu1511


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

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HARPC Plan with CCP for sea... - last post by Njaquino

Health, Safety & Environmental Management

Discuss occupational safety, health and environmental management.

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How do I choose between 2 p... - last post by pHruit


Discussion and information on labeling rules and best practice.

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Labels required and USDA/FD... - last post by kfromNE

Lab Management & Testing

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

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5 Log Reduction & Spice... - last post by kfromNE


Discuss building and machine maintenance.

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Safe and Sanitary Procedure... - last post by SQFconsultant

Metal Detection, X-ray Inspection & Sieving

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

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Metal specification to assi... - last post by Charles.C

Nonconformance & Corrective Action

Discuss your nonconformances and get help closing them.

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Nonconformance for can of u... - last post by Hoosiersmoker

Packaging Technology

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

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Grammage standards of gable... - last post by leila19

Personal Hygiene

Discussion issues relating to personal hygiene.

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Medical Questionnaires that... - last post by Charles.C

Pest Control

Discuss Pest Management in the food industry.

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1 mouse too many - last post by KSR

Product Identification & Traceability

Discuss product identification & traceability issues.

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Blending of ingredients pri... - last post by da13tz

Product Recall & Withdrawal

Discuss Product Recall & Withdrawal.

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Accounting for produce wast... - last post by Ryan M.

Quality Management & Continuous Improvement

Discuss QA / QC and Continuous Improvement.

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How often should we be test... - last post by Berton lee

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 Ryan M.

Specifications Management

Discuss customer, internal, supplier product and process specifications.

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Looking for example finishe... - last post by KASI4bala

Supplier Management

Discuss supplier assessment, approval and monitoring.

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Grade A Supplier Management - last post by mahantesh.micro

Training & Development

Discuss all aspects of Education, Training & Development.

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Direct Reports from In-Hous... - last post by ilovebacon

Weight & Volume Control

Discuss weight and volume control in the food industry.

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Guidance on weight declarat... - last post by StevieP

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