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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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Shelf Life Validation Frequ... - last post by ebb30

Allergen Management

Discuss Food Allergen Management.

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Allergen testing on dietary... - last post by SafetyP


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

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Can anyone please share the... - last post by sasipriya

Buildings Design & Construction

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

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Looking for advice on good... - last post by niambeepalacio


Discuss calibration and related topics.

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Infrared thermometers for g... - last post by Sawad

Cleaning, Sanitation & Waste Management

Discuss cleaning, sanitation and waste management issues.

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How detailed is your wareho... - last post by sangle

Customer Complaints & Customer Relations

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

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Customer Complaint - Foreig... - last post by Nadim

Documentation & Document Control

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

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Glass and brittle plastic r... - 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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Genome Editing Foods vs GMO - last post by pHruit

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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FSMA Food Defense - last post by Fishlady

Food Microbiology

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

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Environmental swab positive... - last post by BostonCream

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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Proper Working Attire Enfor... - last post by Ryan M.

Food Safety Tools & Equipment

Discuss food safety tools, equipment and services.

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Looking for Supplier of But... - last post by PollyKBD

Food Technology

Discuss foods, ingredients, manufacturing processes and related technologies.

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Creamer Powders Clump in Ho... - last post by Ryan M.

Foreign Body Prevention

Discuss issues relating to foreign body prevention and detection.

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Risk Assessment for Sugar... - 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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Potentially Hazardous Food-... - last post by ABGFoodSafety

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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Filtration CCP verification - last post by Charles.C


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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How do I choose between 2 p... - last post by pHruit


Discussion and information on labeling rules and best practice.

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Do food samples require a... - last post by FSQA

Lab Management & Testing

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

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Compressed air testing in C... - last post by BostonCream


Discuss building and machine maintenance.

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Bowl choppers with at least... - last post by Qualified

Metal Detection, X-ray Inspection & Sieving

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

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How to test the metal detec... - last post by zanorias

Nonconformance & Corrective Action

Discuss your nonconformances and get help closing them.

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NCR - last post by Dr.Khan

Packaging Technology

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

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What's the difference b... - last post by pHruit

Personal Hygiene

Discussion issues relating to personal hygiene.

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No stones rings, but not a... - last post by Jocelyn Legaspi

Pest Control

Discuss Pest Management in the food industry.

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How to Write an Investigati... - last post by Brendan Triplett

Product Identification & Traceability

Discuss product identification & traceability issues.

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How implement a traceabilit... - last post by memory

Product Recall & Withdrawal

Discuss Product Recall & Withdrawal.

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Outbreaks and Returns - last post by majoy

Quality Management & Continuous Improvement

Discuss QA / QC and Continuous Improvement.

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How to raise awareness of W... - last post by Charles.C

Senior Management Commitment

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

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What is Your Employee to QA... - last post by rose32

Specifications Management

Discuss customer, internal, supplier product and process specifications.

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How often do you update let... - last post by FurFarmandFork

Supplier Management

Discuss supplier assessment, approval and monitoring.

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Customer complaints trend a... - last post by gugulethu

Training & Development

Discuss all aspects of Education, Training & Development.

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Who has got the right to ke... - last post by Artemis_IFSQN

Weight & Volume Control

Discuss weight and volume control in the food industry.

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Net Contents Claification - last post by Ryan M.

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