Food Safety

TECH FLASH

Co-resistance complicates treatment of antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Efforts to address antimicrobial resistance have seen significant progress, but not enough.
April 8, 2013

International interdependence of food production presents an obstacle to combating resistance.


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Slow government response likely contributed to more illnesses in 2011 Salmonella outbreak

Government was slow to address ground turkey contamination.
April 3, 2013
Government was slow to address ground turkey contamination.
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Safe Quality Food announces information days program

The first seminar in the series will take place on April 18 in Chicago, IL.
April 1, 2013
The first seminar in the series will take place on April 18 in Chicago, IL.
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TECH FLASH

Exemplary food safety practices can drive sales

Consumers are more likely to buy based on product safety than brand.
March 26, 2013

Could safety improvements help your company’s sales?


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TECH FLASH

Increasing complexity of the food chain demands improved management of supplier track and trace data

Tom Egan of PMMI discusses supplier track and trace with Food Engineering.
March 26, 2013

Is your track and trace operation suited to today’s supply web?


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TECH FLASH

Pomegranate juice: Is it real?

While California is now a major supplier of pomegranate juice, the rest of it originates in Middle East countries, but is not likely to be purchased directly from them.
March 26, 2013

Are consumers getting what they’re supposed to when they buy pomegranate juice?


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Budget cuts key topic at House Agricultural Appropriations meeting

Furloughs are expected, but final plans are not yet in place.
March 18, 2013
Furloughs are expected, but final plans are not yet in place.
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TECH FLASH

FDA releases International Food Safety Capacity-Building plan

The plan is designed to expand the food safety capacity of foreign governments and agencies.
March 12, 2013

Multilateral agreements, secure data sharing and mutual recognition of food inspection reports are recommended.


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TECH FLASH

Food safety regulations miss masked mycotoxins

New research suggests current limits could present health concerns.
March 12, 2013
Mold growing on grain crops may be more dangerous than previously thought.
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Food Defense Systems

Staff vigilance: The first line of food defense

Facing mandates to safeguard against deliberate contamination, food companies walk a fine line between implementing effective defenses and creating an uncomfortable workplace.
March 6, 2013

The joke in certain circles is that the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which explicitly cites the need to guard against intentional adulteration, should more accurately be referred to as SCFEA: the Security Consultants Full Employment Act.


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Fabulous Food Plant: Paramount Citrus

Learn more about this fabulous food plant in Food Engineering's article, found here.

Podcasts

Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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Food Engineering Magazine

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2014 April

Catch a preview of the Powder and Bulk Show in this April 2014 edition of Food Engineering. Also, be sure to check out a coffee stick making a real stir and a major advancement in the the pet food industry.
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