Featured in this issue of Food Quality & Safety MagazineDecember/January 2015
Adopting a systematic allergen risk assessment for industry will provide accurate allergen information to consumers, allowing them to make informed decisions
This emerging technology has potential to revolutionize food tracking, but some worry that using it as a monitoring and enforcement tool will expose companies to unnecessary risk
Exclusive News from the Food Quality & Safety eUpdate12.16.14
With more food trucks popping up all around the nation, the question of whether or not their food is safe to eat has become more important. A study researched over 260,000 food and safety inspection reports in seven cities and found that in all cities, food trucks and carts did just as well as, or better than, restaurants.
Ever since JAMA ran an article on the food safety of crushed ice more than 60 years ago, the focus on the safety of commercial, crushed ice has been closely scrutinized. Ice should always be considered food.
Revised provisions to four proposed rules in the FDA’s FSMA surprised few industry experts, but they say the changes clarify the original rules, first proposed in 2013, and could give them more teeth. The four revised rules cover preventative controls of human food, produce safety, preventive controls for animal food, and foreign supplier verification programs.
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FEATURED WHITEPAPER (browse all whitepapers)
Today, it’s not enough to know who you purchased your raw materials from and what the next stop is for your product. Manufacturers must arm themselves with the right tools, processes, and insight to uncover and report every element along the supply chain—from origin, all the way to the shelf or plate. And, the cost of all this insight can’t be a barrier to enterprise financial success.
FEATURED ON-DEMAND WEBCAST (browse all on-demand webcasts)
In this webinar, you will learn the advantages of high-resolution, accurate mass LC/MS technology and how it can be applied in the food safety laboratory. Instrumentation that offers high resolving power and ultimate mass accuracy provide unique advantages in screening and quantifying low levels of contaminants in complex food matrices. Software is the key to efficient processing of this data to obtain quantitative and qualitative results. Attend this webinar to learn what features to look for in a...
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- February 24, 2015 - February 25, 2015
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Taught by experienced SQF trainers, this two-day Ecolab course leads participants through the material, using practical exercises that reinforce learning.