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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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Are dry erase white boards... - last post by LesleySR

Allergen Management

Discuss Food Allergen Management.

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Allergen labelling of wild... - last post by Fishlady


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

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Suppliers Assessment Questi... - 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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Non-Slip Clean Room Flooring - last post by Scampi


Discuss calibration and related topics.

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Hydrometer Calibration - last post by Ryan M.

Cleaning, Sanitation & Waste Management

Discuss cleaning, sanitation and waste management issues.

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Good srubber brushes we can... - last post by annacortes

Customer Complaints & Customer Relations

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

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Complaint Liability...tooth... - last post by FurFarmandFork

Documentation & Document Control

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

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Temnplates or suggestions f... - last post by lopez10201

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 review and verif... - last post by The Food Scientist

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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What will the FDA's ini... - last post by KrissyK

Food Microbiology

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

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Microbiological Hazards in... - 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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Anybody Surveying Employees... - last post by The Food Scientist

Food Safety Tools & Equipment

Discuss food safety tools, equipment and services.

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Looking for Nutrition Data... - last post by PieGuy191

Food Technology

Discuss foods, ingredients, manufacturing processes and related technologies.

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Is Xray curtain protection... - last post by Tran Cuong

Foreign Body Prevention

Discuss issues relating to foreign body prevention and detection.

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Potential cause of cross co... - last post by Moodman

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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Simple HACCP Training - One... - last post by annacortes

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 there a CCP in producing... - 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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Ait Filters - testing used... - last post by Charles.C


Discussion and information on labeling rules and best practice.

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Primary ingredient labeling... - last post by karina.j

Lab Management & Testing

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

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Phage testing in whey? - last post by Charles.C


Discuss building and machine maintenance.

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

Metal Detection, X-ray Inspection & Sieving

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

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Scoop (as part of Product)... - last post by fiel

Nonconformance & Corrective Action

Discuss your nonconformances and get help closing them.

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How many NCR's can you... - last post by Leila Burin

Packaging Technology

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

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How can I call this packagi... - last post by kingstudruler1

Personal Hygiene

Discussion issues relating to personal hygiene.

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Soap & Sanitize Dispens... - last post by Hoosiersmoker

Pest Control

Discuss Pest Management in the food industry.

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Acceptable Alternatives to... - last post by Ryan M.

Product Identification & Traceability

Discuss product identification & traceability issues.

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Does a lot number need to b... - last post by GMO

Product Recall & Withdrawal

Discuss Product Recall & Withdrawal.

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Testing the product recall... - last post by Hoosiersmoker

Quality Management & Continuous Improvement

Discuss QA / QC and Continuous Improvement.

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Calculate the quality sampl... - last post by Dr.Khan

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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Questions to help in identi... - last post by Fishlady

Supplier Management

Discuss supplier assessment, approval and monitoring.

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What would you do if a supp... - last post by oigdaym8

Training & Development

Discuss all aspects of Education, Training & Development.

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Aerosol Awareness Training - last post by PegK

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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