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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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Risk assessment diluting Na... - last post by egonwie79

Allergen Management

Discuss Food Allergen Management.

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Clean after allergen, CCP or ? - last post by Charles.C


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

  • 350 topics
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Internal Audit Pocedure - last post by Charles.C

Buildings Design & Construction

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

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Sampling Laboratory Design... - last post by Charles.C


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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Applying a sanitizer after... - last post by Scampi

Customer Complaints & Customer Relations

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

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Herbal drink and colour change - last post by Ryan M.

Documentation & Document Control

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

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Production Tracking Excel - last post by pHruit

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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SSAFE Food Fraud Vulnerabil... - 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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Food Defense - last post by Lisa Nicely

Food Microbiology

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

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Salmonella detection per 25... - 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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How to bring about food saf... - last post by sirikorn2525

Food Safety Tools & Equipment

Discuss food safety tools, equipment and services.

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Food safety digitization - last post by milagr

Food Technology

Discuss foods, ingredients, manufacturing processes and related technologies.

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Cooling Validation of Sauces - last post by Charles.C

Foreign Body Prevention

Discuss issues relating to foreign body prevention and detection.

  • 245 topics
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Glass and Brittle Plastics... - last post by DomL

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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Critical Limit for frying p... - last post by Charles.C

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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Gap analysis checklist betw... - last post by Becanne123


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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Ingredient declaration and... - last post by pHruit

Lab Management & Testing

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

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GLP Help - last post by kingstudruler1


Discuss building and machine maintenance.

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HTST pasteurizer inspection - last post by kingstudruler1

Metal Detection, X-ray Inspection, Magnets & Sieving

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

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How to determine a false re... - last post by Scampi

Nonconformance & Corrective Action

Discuss your nonconformances and get help closing them.

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Help with non conformance r... - last post by Philkin

Packaging Technology

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

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Dye Used for Packaging Leak... - last post by Ted S

Personal Hygiene

Discussion issues relating to personal hygiene.

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Scientific proof face masks... - last post by kfromNE

Pest Control

Discuss Pest Management in the food industry.

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Is pigeon p@@p in a smoking... - last post by liberator

Product Identification & Traceability

Discuss product identification & traceability issues.

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Is there a more efficient w... - last post by Ryan M.

Product Recall & Withdrawal

Discuss Product Recall & Withdrawal.

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Fluid Dairy Recall Challenges - last post by Ryan M.

Quality Management & Continuous Improvement

Discuss QA / QC and Continuous Improvement.

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PPM industry standard for c... - last post by Ryan M.

Senior Management Commitment

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

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Struggling with my Boss/Own... - last post by Ryan M.

Specifications Management

Discuss customer, internal, supplier product and process specifications.

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Please review my product ch... - last post by Mina Garas

Supplier Management

Discuss supplier assessment, approval and monitoring.

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Supplier approval for an I.... - last post by TimG

Training & Development

Discuss all aspects of Education, Training & Development.

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Fun activities to reinforce... - last post by johnmcip

Validation & Verification

Discuss validation and verification activities in the food industry.

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How do you manage inks that... - last post by pHruit

Weight & Volume Control

Discuss weight and volume control in the food industry.

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Scale Calibration - Weights... - last post by beautiophile