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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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Listeria outbreak in Victor... - last post by foodsafetyAUS

Allergen Management

Discuss Food Allergen Management.

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Shell Scrubbers in hand soaps - last post by liberator


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

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Auditing/ verification reli... - last post by paulo tavares

Buildings Design & Construction

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

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SOP's or Policy on Ligh... - last post by Scampi


Discuss calibration and related topics.

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Is calibration mandatory in... - last post by Scampi

Cleaning, Sanitation & Waste Management

Discuss cleaning, sanitation and waste management issues.

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How do you store used bleac... - last post by selmaassili

Customer Complaints & Customer Relations

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

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Customer complaint-bugs on... - last post by Manish Semwal

Documentation & Document Control

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

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Label verification records - last post by FoodSafetyPlanet

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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Food Fraud Database to supp... - 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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Mitigation plan in Food Def... - last post by Hoosiersmoker

Food Microbiology

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

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Coliform Limit for RTC Oats? - last post by KASI4bala

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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Which activities are includ... - last post by Wer3005

Food Safety Tools & Equipment

Discuss food safety tools, equipment and services.

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Can we use this cart in a d... - last post by Charles.C

Food Technology

Discuss foods, ingredients, manufacturing processes and related technologies.

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Safe internal temperature f... - last post by gazza1973

Foreign Body Prevention

Discuss issues relating to foreign body prevention and detection.

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Locker inspection procedure - last post by bpummer

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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Hazards Associated with Van... - last post by Hank Major

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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Is HACCP a procedure or cer... - last post by Scampi


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

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HARPC/HACCP/FSSC 22000 - last post by RDB

Health, Safety & Environmental Management

Discuss occupational safety, health and environmental management.

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Environmental Policy UK - last post by Charles.C


Discussion and information on labeling rules and best practice.

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Contains Gluten-Free Ingred... - last post by rebudke

Lab Management & Testing

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

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FSIS validated pathogen tes... - last post by Charles.C


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 of metal pa... - last post by StevieP

Nonconformance & Corrective Action

Discuss your nonconformances and get help closing them.

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Fruit blend nectar concentr... - last post by Wendy12345

Packaging Technology

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

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Jar collapsing/denting afte... - last post by KfromIA

Personal Hygiene

Discussion issues relating to personal hygiene.

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Glove and/or arm sleeve Tra... - last post by Jlee66

Pest Control

Discuss Pest Management in the food industry.

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How to address a live mouse... - last post by Kylo

Product Identification & Traceability

Discuss product identification & traceability issues.

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Product Recall Withdrawal a... - last post by Charles.C

Product Recall & Withdrawal

Discuss Product Recall & Withdrawal.

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How to make a mock recall r... - last post by Charles.C

Quality Management & Continuous Improvement

Discuss QA / QC and Continuous Improvement.

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Production equipment breakd... - last post by Ryan M.

Senior Management Commitment

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

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How to convince Senior Mana... - last post by foodguy63

Specifications Management

Discuss customer, internal, supplier product and process specifications.

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Raw material specification... - last post by Charles.C

Supplier Management

Discuss supplier assessment, approval and monitoring.

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Does Amazon need to be an A... - last post by Scampi

Training & Development

Discuss all aspects of Education, Training & Development.

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HACCP training in spanish - last post by gabbyxaguirre

Weight & Volume Control

Discuss weight and volume control in the food industry.

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Weight Check Frequency  Cal... - last post by Charles.C

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