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Features: Ethylene Management Breakthroughs
Improving the quality and shelf life of fresh produce
Features: The Natural Power of Ozone
The benefits from ozone can be used in many capacities, such as for plant sanitation, extending product shelf life, or overall product safety
Best practices for creating and testing a response plan in order to minimize damage during crisis situations
In addition to direct reporting, the FDA’s proposed rule would require auditors to report to the FDA before they report to the facilities
Features: Food Allergies on the Rise
Allergens--the challenge for business and the opportunity to build trust
Contract labs serve as multifaceted verification tools, technical resources, and partners in the quality and food safety management system
Features: Specialized Materials Analysis Training
Specialized materials analysis training programs can meet the requirements for possible forthcoming FDA training mandates
Departments: GFSI Compliance and the Integrated Management System
The GFSI food safety standards have become so prevalent in the food and beverage industry that many major food chain stakeholders will only maintain a relationship with suppliers who are GFSI compliant. The standards serve as a “quality stamp” for these stakeholders. They are often the sign of a supplier who has made it a priority to incorporate quality initiatives into its processes, ensuring a product that is of the highest caliber of safety and quality.
Columns: Pump Up Your Prerequisite Programs
This column is the first of two parts. Part two, which will run in our June/July issue, will discuss understanding and applying effective tools to ensure that your prerequisite programs are well defined and effective.
Departments: A Formula For Flavor
Nearly all frozen bread dough products use chemicals like oxidizers, emulsifiers, and reducing agents to maintain strength after being frozen, thawed, and baked. The few frozen bread doughs that have been introduced with all natural ingredients have not been successful; consumers were not happy with product quality, and the doughs suffered from short frozen shelf life.