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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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Any special requirements fo... - last post by SQFconsultant

Allergen Management

Discuss Food Allergen Management.

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Parallel test of 3M coconut... - last post by JR Ball


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

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Questions about Root Cause... - last post by The Food Scientist

Buildings Design & Construction

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

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Is there any standard layou... - last post by Bo16


Discuss calibration and related topics.

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Spare Metal Detector Calibr... - last post by Fastec_Sam

Cleaning, Sanitation & Waste Management

Discuss cleaning, sanitation and waste management issues.

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Forklift Cleaning and Sanit... - last post by FoodSafetyAPP

Customer Complaints & Customer Relations

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

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How does your company deal... - last post by drk0904

Documentation & Document Control

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

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Anyone have a contractor in... - last post by Ieatcookies

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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How to develop a VACCP for... - 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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How do you document and tes... - last post by pooled

Food Microbiology

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

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BioPhotonX APSE System - Ar... - last post by Food Police

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 improve food safety... - last post by Marina_Y

Food Safety Tools & Equipment

Discuss food safety tools, equipment and services.

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Does anybody have a mitigat... - last post by GMO

Food Technology

Discuss foods, ingredients, manufacturing processes and related technologies.

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Gas Flushing of fresh (unco... - last post by MichaelD

Foreign Body Prevention

Discuss issues relating to foreign body prevention and detection.

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Glass breakage procedure in... - last post by Landi Pelser

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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No CCPs in a HACCP Plan - C... - last post by FoodSafetyAPP

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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Co-packing soup from non HA... - last post by Foodprep


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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Looking for a guideline or... - last post by Meringue


Discussion and information on labeling rules and best practice.

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Ingredient Declaration: bla... - last post by The Food Scientist

Lab Management & Testing

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

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Should I continue micro tes... - last post by ebb30


Discuss building and machine maintenance.

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Procedure for engineering h... - last post by Hoosiersmoker

Metal Detection, X-ray Inspection, Magnets & Sieving

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

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Confused how to detect the... - last post by Mathieu Colmant

Nonconformance & Corrective Action

Discuss your nonconformances and get help closing them.

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Nonconformity: Air is filte... - last post by classic

Packaging Technology

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

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How can i improve the proce... - last post by Cahaya

Personal Hygiene

Discussion issues relating to personal hygiene.

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Risk Assess to NOT wear hai... - last post by SQFconsultant

Pest Control

Discuss Pest Management in the food industry.

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Is anybody using fogging sy... - last post by Bunny

Product Identification & Traceability

Discuss product identification & traceability issues.

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Is it ok to have 2 Julian d... - last post by Charles.C

Product Recall & Withdrawal

Discuss Product Recall & Withdrawal.

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Mock Recall in Catering Ind... - last post by Iswarya

Quality Management & Continuous Improvement

Discuss QA / QC and Continuous Improvement.

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Food Safety Management Soft... - last post by wtheriot

Senior Management Commitment

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

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Owner blatantly breaking la... - last post by FSQA

Specifications Management

Discuss customer, internal, supplier product and process specifications.

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Source for Military MRE Ing... - last post by Rtest123

Supplier Management

Discuss supplier assessment, approval and monitoring.

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Supplier approval program a... - last post by isoman8

Training & Development

Discuss all aspects of Education, Training & Development.

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Has anyone completed PCQI o... - last post by olenazh

Validation & Verification

Discuss validation and verification activities in the food industry.

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Does anyone have a Verifica... - last post by Charles.C

Weight & Volume Control

Discuss weight and volume control in the food industry.

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Average Weight Control - last post by Ieatcookies

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