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 eUpdate1.27.2015
New York Senator Charles Schumer has issued a call for the FDA to increase inspections at food warehouses throughout the country, citing some 90 warnings issued by the agency in 2014 to food facilities about insanitary conditions that included, in multiple cases, dead rodents and rodent feces.
The draft EIS focuses on four key areas in the produce safety rule: definition of covered farms, water quality standards, biological soil amendments of animal origin, and actions taken with respect to domesticated and wild animals on farm lands. Only the water quality standards have been identified as potentially having a significant adverse environmental impact.
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Detecting and Measuring Microbial (Unicellular Yeast) Growth on Food Products using Loss‐On‐Drying Moisture Analysis
The outcome of this investigation will offer new insights on a novel loss‐on‐drying approach to bioactivity measurement in food industries who wish to expand their breadth of microbial testing.
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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.