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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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Botanicals as food ? - last post by vt89

Allergen Management

Discuss Food Allergen Management.

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HACCP plan and allergen pla... - last post by Charles.C


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

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Alternatives to SQF that ar... - last post by gregd

Buildings Design & Construction

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

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Controls required for a ful... - last post by KfromIA


Discuss calibration and related topics.

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Daily Scale Verification - last post by Charles.C

Cleaning, Sanitation & Waste Management

Discuss cleaning, sanitation and waste management issues.

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Packaging Molded Product on... - last post by PSC

Customer Complaints & Customer Relations

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

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What do you do with custome... - last post by QAGB

Documentation & Document Control

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

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Records: Paper or Electronic - last post by Janine Cambangay

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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Is there a real-time, no-co... - last post by Marshenko

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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How would you evaluate your... - last post by sangle

Food Microbiology

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

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Specifications for Spices... - last post by The Food Scientist

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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How can we strengthen quali... - last post by EagleEye

Food Safety Tools & Equipment

Discuss food safety tools, equipment and services.

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Food Grade Oil Spray Pump - last post by LDG_Honey

Food Technology

Discuss foods, ingredients, manufacturing processes and related technologies.

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Peracetic Acid minimum ppm... - last post by Marshenko

Foreign Body Prevention

Discuss issues relating to foreign body prevention and detection.

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Do we really need a map of... - last post by Nikki R

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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Clostridium Botulinum contr... - last post by Marshenko

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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Risk assessment on Packagin... - last post by Charles.C


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

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Is this PCQI course suffici... - last post by KfromIA

Health, Safety & Environmental Management

Discuss occupational safety, health and environmental management.

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Concerned: I microwaved pot... - last post by Jarod T


Discussion and information on labeling rules and best practice.

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Question about the Responsi... - last post by moskito

Lab Management & Testing

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

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Colour measuring of orange... - last post by pHruit


Discuss building and machine maintenance.

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Food Grade Lubricants Storage - 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 Detection and X-Rays... - last post by christian.stadler

Nonconformance & Corrective Action

Discuss your nonconformances and get help closing them.

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Corrective action if chemic... - last post by Charles.C

Packaging Technology

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

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Finished Product Packaging... - last post by Jpainter

Personal Hygiene

Discussion issues relating to personal hygiene.

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Workers refusing to trim th... - last post by mile

Pest Control

Discuss Pest Management in the food industry.

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Is there any standard for t... - last post by Gerard H.

Product Identification & Traceability

Discuss product identification & traceability issues.

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Template for Traceability P... - last post by FSQA

Product Recall & Withdrawal

Discuss Product Recall & Withdrawal.

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BRC Global and Standard Moc... - last post by Charles.C

Quality Management & Continuous Improvement

Discuss QA / QC and Continuous Improvement.

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Managing and measuring the... - last post by mgourley

Senior Management Commitment

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

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Is humour possible in a man... - last post by Ryan M.

Specifications Management

Discuss customer, internal, supplier product and process specifications.

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Anyone know what a thermal... - last post by Charles.C

Supplier Management

Discuss supplier assessment, approval and monitoring.

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Supply Chain Preventative C... - last post by Scampi

Training & Development

Discuss all aspects of Education, Training & Development.

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Is it compulsory to do a PC... - last post by ClaudiaBuonofiglio

Weight & Volume Control

Discuss weight and volume control in the food industry.

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How do I figure out the acc... - last post by KfromIA

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