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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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How do you handle temporary... - last post by GMO

Allergen Management

Discuss Food Allergen Management.

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Dairy and non dairy yoghurt... - last post by Ryan M.


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

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Audit of internal audit che... - last post by John_E

Buildings Design & Construction

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

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Food Facility Lighting Requ... - last post by Hoosiersmoker


Discuss calibration and related topics.

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Daily Scale Verification - last post by Ryan M.

Cleaning, Sanitation & Waste Management

Discuss cleaning, sanitation and waste management issues.

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Can anyone suggest a standa... - last post by Charles.C

Customer Complaints & Customer Relations

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

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Customer Complaints Charges - last post by majoy

Documentation & Document Control

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

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Food Safety Plan and HACCP... - last post by larissaj

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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Difference between TACCP  ,... - 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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Validation of the Food Defe... - last post by Leila Burin

Food Microbiology

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

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Does anyone know anything a... - last post by jiljilbean

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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Daily Routine for a QA and... - last post by Ryan M.

Food Safety Tools & Equipment

Discuss food safety tools, equipment and services.

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Looking for an alternative... - last post by Skov

Food Technology

Discuss foods, ingredients, manufacturing processes and related technologies.

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Difference Creatine monohyd... - last post by QualityMitch

Foreign Body Prevention

Discuss issues relating to foreign body prevention and detection.

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Does anyone have any experi... - 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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HACCP process query for hot... - last post by MOURADTALBI

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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Does food plastics require... - last post by Simon


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

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Can I merge HARPC into my C... - last post by Hank Major

Health, Safety & Environmental Management

Discuss occupational safety, health and environmental management.

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Anyone have a PDF copy of I... - last post by Charles.C


Discussion and information on labeling rules and best practice.

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Private label: who's ap... - last post by PatGear

Lab Management & Testing

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

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Variation in pesticide Resi... - last post by Hank Major


Discuss building and machine maintenance.

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Temporary Repairs in a Fres... - last post by Leila Burin

Metal Detection, X-ray Inspection & Sieving

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

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Metal detector on new line - last post by Gerard H.

Nonconformance & Corrective Action

Discuss your nonconformances and get help closing them.

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Nature of contaminants for... - last post by ilonar

Packaging Technology

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

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Reaction of Acidic products... - last post by Leila Burin

Personal Hygiene

Discussion issues relating to personal hygiene.

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Is a Questionnaire & ID... - last post by zanorias

Pest Control

Discuss Pest Management in the food industry.

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How to do a trend analysis... - last post by Charles.C

Product Identification & Traceability

Discuss product identification & traceability issues.

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Lot code and traceability o... - last post by shabd

Product Recall & Withdrawal

Discuss Product Recall & Withdrawal.

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Should a mock recall includ... - last post by Ryan M.

Quality Management & Continuous Improvement

Discuss QA / QC and Continuous Improvement.

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ISO9001:2015 meaning of exc... - last post by MOURADTALBI

Senior Management Commitment

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

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Is humour possible in a man... - last post by Ryan M.

Specifications Management

Discuss customer, internal, supplier product and process specifications.

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Supplier Letter of Guarantees - last post by Allisonc2018

Supplier Management

Discuss supplier assessment, approval and monitoring.

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How do I monitor suppliers... - last post by Rosemary4

Training & Development

Discuss all aspects of Education, Training & Development.

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Food safety and HACCP news,... - last post by pHruit

Weight & Volume Control

Discuss weight and volume control in the food industry.

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Incorrect printed bag weight - last post by Scampi

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