Food Safety

Food Safety

Current testing is not advancing food safety

January 7, 2013

Finished product testing, by itself, isn’t adequate to guarantee the safety of foods.


Read More
HAACP

FSIS says poultry producers must reassess their HAACP plans within 90 days

Move in response to Salmonella outbreaks associated with comminuted poultry products.
December 11, 2012
In addition to requiring HAACP reassessment, FSIS will expand its Salmonella Verification Sampling Program.
Read More

Food Safety: Color contributes to safe, efficient food production

December 5, 2012

Color coding of maintenance and sanitation equipment is becoming a certification requirement.


Read More
TECH FLASH

Special metal-detectable plastic tools for food processors

While plastic is fantastic, it’s not if it winds up in your salad or cake
November 28, 2012
The best way to detect plastic scraps in food is to include a metal powder within the plastic resin.
Read More
TECH FLASH

FDA oversight on food imports should leverage other countries’ resources

GAO report suggests FDA use a comparability system like the USDA’s FSIS applies
November 28, 2012
Unless it gets help from other countries, enforcing FSMA’s import regulations will be a challenging and expensive task.
Read More
TECH FLASH

Canadian government updates 50-year-old food safety laws

The new regulations single out food additives
November 27, 2012
Health Canada will be able to act faster to authorize safe food additives.
Read More
TECH FLASH

Traceability systems needed to increase trust in food safety

A new study from Canada’s Conference Board says one step forward and one step backward in the supply chain is a simple, robust and cost-effective method of traceability.
November 13, 2012
Recalls in North America and around the world reinforce the need for a robust traceability system.
Read More

Automated systems enhance hand and boot hygiene

November 7, 2012
As part of larger sanitation programs, hand and boot washing plays a key role in improving food safety and adhering to stricter regulations.
Read More

Peanut butter recall déjà vu

November 7, 2012
Reported earlier in FE’s Tech Flash e-newsletter, the recent Salmonella Bredeney outbreak has sickened a total of 35 people in 19 states, and has been attributed to peanut butter—and potentially other nut butters—from Sunland Inc. (Portales, NM).
Read More
TECH FLASH

Stopping adulteration at the source: tainted ingredients

COAs may not tell the truth about ingredients, but instrumentation does
October 29, 2012
NOW Foods couldn’t take a chance that tainted ingredients would compromise the purity and integrity of its dietary supplements, so it found an easy way to spot check all incoming ingredients.
Read More

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

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.
More Podcasts

THE MAGAZINE

Food Engineering Magazine

Food engineering magazine 2014 april cover

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.
Table Of Contents Subscribe

THE FOOD ENGINEERING STORE

Food-Authentication-Flyer-(.gif
Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

More Products

Clear Seas Research

Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

Food Master

Food Master Cover 2014Food Master 2014 is now available!

 

Where the buying process begins in the food and beverage manufacturing market. 

Visit www.foodmaster.com to learn more.

STAY CONNECTED

FE recent tweets

facebook_40.pngtwitter_40px.pngyoutube_40px.pnglinkedin_40px.png