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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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Frozen meals - cooling requ... - last post by Sayed M Naim Khalid

Allergen Management

Discuss Food Allergen Management.

  • 491 topics
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Gluten Free Measuring - last post by Scampi


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

  • 376 topics
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Audit task training exercise - last post by Cronje

Buildings Design & Construction

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

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Temporary Repairs for comme... - last post by jfrey123


Discuss calibration and related topics.

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Should new thermometers be... - last post by Charles.C

Cleaning, Sanitation & Waste Management

Discuss cleaning, sanitation and waste management issues.

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Chemical distributors in WA... - last post by Miss Frankie

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 to quality c... - last post by PropTech

Documentation & Document Control

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

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Printed Controlled Document - 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.

  • 132 topics
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Identification of food frau... - last post by kingstudruler1

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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Security Cameras for Food D... - last post by sqflady

Food Microbiology

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

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Meat Temperature Requirements - last post by Ian R

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 plan te... - last post by RyH

Food Safety Tools & Equipment

Discuss food safety tools, equipment and services.

  • 333 topics
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BRC Approved Gloves - last post by jasonlee

Food Technology

Discuss foods, ingredients, manufacturing processes and related technologies.

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Product and packaging trial... - last post by Scotty_SQF

Foreign Body Prevention

Discuss issues relating to foreign body prevention and detection.

  • 275 topics
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Fruit Pips- Choking Hazard? - last post by SQFconsultant

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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CCP for Non-alcoholic bever... - last post by foodie13

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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BRC industry recognized HAC... - last post by Tony-C


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

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Optical Sorting to Control... - last post by hpitts

Health, Safety & Environmental Management

Discuss occupational safety, health and environmental management.

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Ice control for parking lots - last post by Miss Frankie


Discussion and information on labeling rules and best practice.

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Is anyone aware of a legal... - last post by SHQuality

Lab Management & Testing

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

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How can I dispose of expire... - last post by Shere- Dean


Discuss building and machine maintenance.

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Equipement - last post by astro

Metal Detection, X-ray Inspection, Magnets & Sieving

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

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Control ferromagnetic - last post by Alutka_120

Nonconformance & Corrective Action

Discuss your nonconformances and get help closing them.

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Halal SOP corrective action... - last post by TGolo

Packaging Technology

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

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Shelf Life of Primary Packa... - last post by Olenka01

Personal Hygiene

Discussion issues relating to personal hygiene.

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Spitting into waste bins - last post by AdeElie

Pest Control

Discuss Pest Management in the food industry.

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Maintaining an inspection l... - last post by foodie87

Product Identification & Traceability

Discuss product identification & traceability issues.

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Packaging Traceability - last post by yannah11

Product Recall & Withdrawal

Discuss Product Recall & Withdrawal.

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Voluntary Quality Notificat... - last post by PieGuy191

Quality Management & Continuous Improvement

Discuss QA / QC and Continuous Improvement.

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Is anyone using the quality... - last post by Anki

Senior Management Commitment

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

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Does your company have a fo... - last post by Sayed M Naim Khalid

Specifications Management

Discuss customer, internal, supplier product and process specifications.

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Liquid Sucrose - last post by bdurant11

Supplier Management

Discuss supplier assessment, approval and monitoring.

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Checklist for poultry proce... - last post by Charles.C

Training & Development

Discuss all aspects of Education, Training & Development.

  • 376 topics
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Excel trainning - last post by kfromNE

Validation & Verification

Discuss validation and verification activities in the food industry.

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Validating trimmed dough re... - last post by SHQuality

Weight & Volume Control

Discuss weight and volume control in the food industry.

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Requirements for Food Manuf... - last post by GarethToon