Articles by Topic - Quality

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Features: An Academic Approach to Preventing Further Cantaloupe Contaminations

A Salmonella outbreak linked to cantaloupes from a farm in southwestern Indiana raises concerns about—as well as academic interest in—the vulnerability of the fruit to bacterial contamination.

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Features: Consumer Reports Receives $2 Million Grant for Food Safety Study

Consumer Reports, the arbiter of safety and quality in consumer products ranging from cars to washing machines to baby cribs, will take a more prominent role in assessing food safety, using a new $2 million grant from the Pew Charitable Trusts.

Features: Training is Key to FSMA Compliance

Proper documentation of education efforts are as vital as the teaching.

Departments: Gluten-Free: How Can You Prove It?

Analysis using the G12 antibody is providing more accurate allergen detection.

Departments: Insure Against Food Contamination

Make sure your company is financially protected.

Departments: Strategies for Maintaining Product Purity During Food Processing

Magnetic separators, metal detectors, and X-ray systems ensure food product purity.

Columns: Letter: Manage Change Well or Pay the Price

Tight change-management practices will help ensure sure footing for you and your organization.

Features: Taking Cold Pizza to the Next Level

Cryogenic freezing tunnel helps Midwestern company exceed quality expectations, improve production, and reduce costs

Features: Foodborne Illnesses Decline Overall

Here’s the good news: The overall incidence of reported illnesses linked to one of six of the most common foodborne pathogens dropped by 23% between 1996-1998 and 2010, according to a CDC report.

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Features: Research Isolates ‘Hypervirulent’ Salmonella Strains

Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, have identified certain serotypes of Salmonella—among the more than 2,500 strains known to exist—that have the capacity to become “hypervirulent” during the infective process in animals.




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