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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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UHT Milk spoiled problem - last post by Faradilla

Allergen Management

Discuss Food Allergen Management.

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Are all tree nuts the same... - last post by muchmore


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

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What steps do I take to bec... - 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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Construction and layout for... - last post by Charles.C


Discuss calibration and related topics.

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Scale calibration requirement - last post by minighi

Cleaning, Sanitation & Waste Management

Discuss cleaning, sanitation and waste management issues.

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Sanitation in Flour Mill - last post by AbbyNormal

Customer Complaints & Customer Relations

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

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Different type of candy in... - last post by QAGB

Documentation & Document Control

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

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Pathogen testing paperwork - last post by Scampi

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 - last post by Skyhawk

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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Help needed with Food Defen... - last post by Anwer Khattak

Food Microbiology

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

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Micro. Guidelines for Food... - last post by Naamfon

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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What information do you inc... - last post by Ryan M.

Food Safety Tools & Equipment

Discuss food safety tools, equipment and services.

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Recommendations for a data... - last post by granvillemaegan

Food Technology

Discuss foods, ingredients, manufacturing processes and related technologies.

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Quality Plan and Micro Anal... - last post by Charles.C

Foreign Body Prevention

Discuss issues relating to foreign body prevention and detection.

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Bulk Cookie Dough Metal Det... - last post by Scampi

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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CCPs for cheesecake making - last post by The Food Scientist

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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Can anyone share your ident... - last post by Charles.C


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

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Is this cleaning procedure... - last post by SAMJHANA

Health, Safety & Environmental Management

Discuss occupational safety, health and environmental management.

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Tips to mitigate slippery f... - last post by Ryan M.


Discussion and information on labeling rules and best practice.

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Can daily value of componen... - last post by olenazh

Lab Management & Testing

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

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Finding a lab that offers a... - last post by SQFconsultant


Discuss building and machine maintenance.

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Help with Door Gaps! - last post by TimG

Metal Detection, X-ray Inspection, Magnets & Sieving

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

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How to determine magnet str... - last post by MsMars

Nonconformance & Corrective Action

Discuss your nonconformances and get help closing them.

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NCR vs CAPA Recording - last post by nwilson

Packaging Technology

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

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Food Packaging advice for a... - last post by jonbernth48

Personal Hygiene

Discussion issues relating to personal hygiene.

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Is it ok to wear uniforms o... - last post by TimG

Pest Control

Discuss Pest Management in the food industry.

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How frequently do we need t... - last post by Charles.C

Product Identification & Traceability

Discuss product identification & traceability issues.

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Lot number assignment and t... - last post by Scampi

Product Recall & Withdrawal

Discuss Product Recall & Withdrawal.

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If we know raw eggs may con... - last post by muchmore

Quality Management & Continuous Improvement

Discuss QA / QC and Continuous Improvement.

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How many QA/QC would be rea... - last post by chenyunl

Senior Management Commitment

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

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Managemnet Review Meeting - last post by olenazh

Specifications Management

Discuss customer, internal, supplier product and process specifications.

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Requirements for finished p... - last post by Sarahb3339

Supplier Management

Discuss supplier assessment, approval and monitoring.

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Recommendations for Active... - last post by matthewcc

Training & Development

Discuss all aspects of Education, Training & Development.

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In House HACCP and Food Saf... - last post by pHruit

Validation & Verification

Discuss validation and verification activities in the food industry.

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Is there an organized way o... - last post by Scampi

Weight & Volume Control

Discuss weight and volume control in the food industry.

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Mixing Recipe Verification... - last post by Scampi