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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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DIY Compressed Air Testing - last post by Ryan M.

Allergen Management

Discuss Food Allergen Management.

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Does anyone treat Naturally... - last post by cdreineri


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

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Blackout days for unannounc... - last post by pHruit

Buildings Design & Construction

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

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Seeking Source for shatter-... - last post by Hoosiersmoker


Discuss calibration and related topics.

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Suitable Calibration/Sensit... - last post by Charles.C

Cleaning, Sanitation & Waste Management

Discuss cleaning, sanitation and waste management issues.

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How detailed is your wareho... - last post by Lucas H

Customer Complaints & Customer Relations

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

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How to turn down a customer... - last post by TimG

Documentation & Document Control

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

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What Manual Should we Have... - 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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If you are claiming on pack... - last post by Robbay

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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Staying updated on emerging... - last post by Evette

Food Microbiology

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

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How is garlic typically tre... - last post by SQFconsultant

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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Literature and other inform... - last post by ebb30

Food Safety Tools & Equipment

Discuss food safety tools, equipment and services.

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Seeking a solution for Elec... - last post by erodart1

Food Technology

Discuss foods, ingredients, manufacturing processes and related technologies.

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Acid Injection Dosing pump... - last post by Ryan M.

Foreign Body Prevention

Discuss issues relating to foreign body prevention and detection.

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Glass and Brittle Plastic R... - last post by SafetyP

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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Is precautionary labelling... - last post by tiarautami

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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HACCP Plan sample for herbs - last post by karamjit7828


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

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Is a Preventive Control the... - last post by Charles.C

Health, Safety & Environmental Management

Discuss occupational safety, health and environmental management.

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Looking for a guideline or... - last post by Meringue


Discussion and information on labeling rules and best practice.

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Do you need any certificati... - last post by majoy

Lab Management & Testing

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

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Ambient air testing - Where... - last post by BostonCream


Discuss building and machine maintenance.

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Procedure for engineering h... - last post by Hoosiersmoker

Metal Detection, X-ray Inspection, Magnets & Sieving

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

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Has anyone used the Gaussme... - last post by Tomato Country Girl

Nonconformance & Corrective Action

Discuss your nonconformances and get help closing them.

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Nonconformity: Air is filte... - last post by classic

Packaging Technology

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

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How to minimise the number... - last post by Charles.C

Personal Hygiene

Discussion issues relating to personal hygiene.

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Hairnet in maintenance shop - last post by Hoosiersmoker

Pest Control

Discuss Pest Management in the food industry.

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UV Light of EFK - when to c... - last post by Charles.C

Product Identification & Traceability

Discuss product identification & traceability issues.

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Post Consumer Waste Traceab... - last post by Foodworker

Product Recall & Withdrawal

Discuss Product Recall & Withdrawal.

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BRC packaging material issu... - last post by Sandipt

Quality Management & Continuous Improvement

Discuss QA / QC and Continuous Improvement.

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Anyone have experience impl... - last post by mohamed ahmed yusuf

Senior Management Commitment

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

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Business Contingency Plan - last post by IMRAN ALI

Specifications Management

Discuss customer, internal, supplier product and process specifications.

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Is Safety Data Sheet (SDS)... - last post by The Food Scientist

Supplier Management

Discuss supplier assessment, approval and monitoring.

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Can anyone share a traded g... - last post by pHruit

Training & Development

Discuss all aspects of Education, Training & Development.

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What should I study and pra... - last post by The Food Scientist

Validation & Verification

Discuss validation and verification activities in the food industry.

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HVAC validation as sufficie... - last post by Charles.C

Weight & Volume Control

Discuss weight and volume control in the food industry.

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Pennsylvania Dept of Weight... - last post by Ryan M.

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