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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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The difference between USE... - last post by Charles.C

Allergen Management

Discuss Food Allergen Management.

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Is an allergen policy requi... - last post by TimG


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

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Plan for auditing a Toll dryer - last post by kingstudruler1

Buildings Design & Construction

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

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Dogs in the office in a foo... - last post by Fishlady


Discuss calibration and related topics.

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Scale Calibration and Verif... - last post by Charles.C

Cleaning, Sanitation & Waste Management

Discuss cleaning, sanitation and waste management issues.

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Cleaning of floors when pro... - last post by Scampi

Customer Complaints & Customer Relations

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

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Calculating Customer Compla... - last post by Scampi

Documentation & Document Control

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

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Saying Hello and Why I'... - last post by Charles.C

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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VACCP for a food wholesaler - last post by Karenconstable

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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Malicious Contamination fro... - last post by Karenconstable

Food Microbiology

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

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Quick check to see if produ... - last post by Charles.C

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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Food Safety Culture Newslet... - last post by Ryan M.

Food Safety Tools & Equipment

Discuss food safety tools, equipment and services.

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Intelligence Driven Digital... - last post by Lola2021

Food Technology

Discuss foods, ingredients, manufacturing processes and related technologies.

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Why do you choose to carry... - last post by pHruit

Foreign Body Prevention

Discuss issues relating to foreign body prevention and detection.

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Foreign Matter Control Policy - last post by Charles.C

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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Identifying Sensitive Mater... - last post by foodsafetymuse

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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HPP Tolling HACCP Plan for... - last post by Luke Spencer


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

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Is this cleaning procedure... - last post by SAMJHANA

Health, Safety & Environmental Management

Discuss occupational safety, health and environmental management.

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Tips to mitigate slippery f... - last post by Ryan M.


Discussion and information on labeling rules and best practice.

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Nutrition Label on box vers... - last post by drk0904

Lab Management & Testing

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

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Will it be more economical... - last post by SQFconsultant


Discuss building and machine maintenance.

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Help with Door Gaps! - last post by TimG

Metal Detection, X-ray Inspection, Magnets & Sieving

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

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Any ideas on the costs for... - last post by Planck

Nonconformance & Corrective Action

Discuss your nonconformances and get help closing them.

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Finding Root Cause or Cause... - last post by dahna4me

Packaging Technology

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

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Is it possible to Hot Fill... - last post by EVG

Personal Hygiene

Discussion issues relating to personal hygiene.

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Alternative gloves - when n... - last post by shalima

Pest Control

Discuss Pest Management in the food industry.

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Methyl Anthranilate (MA) Bi... - last post by amorel

Product Identification & Traceability

Discuss product identification & traceability issues.

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Traceability in feed manufa... - last post by Scampi

Product Recall & Withdrawal

Discuss Product Recall & Withdrawal.

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Emergency mock drill - last post by esparjo

Quality Management & Continuous Improvement

Discuss QA / QC and Continuous Improvement.

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How do you set customer com... - last post by Ryan M.

Senior Management Commitment

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

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What content do you guys us... - last post by astro

Specifications Management

Discuss customer, internal, supplier product and process specifications.

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Online product specificatio... - last post by pHruit

Supplier Management

Discuss supplier assessment, approval and monitoring.

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Do we need a specification... - last post by caroline2771

Training & Development

Discuss all aspects of Education, Training & Development.

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What are your favorite food... - last post by johnmcip

Validation & Verification

Discuss validation and verification activities in the food industry.

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Looking for examples of ver... - last post by Charles.C

Weight & Volume Control

Discuss weight and volume control in the food industry.

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How to define a batch for w... - last post by rmssan