Food Safety

Food Safety

Are your ingredients and raw materials safe?

Risk assessment is an essential element for protecting a company’s good name, its products and its customers
June 6, 2013
Today, processors must ensure what they order is safe, high quality and wholesome, and vendors must be able to prove all of these.


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FDA offers free online courses on food defense

The courses are designed to prevent and mitigate intentional food contamination.
June 5, 2013
The courses are designed to prevent and mitigate intentional food contamination.
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TECH FLASH

Inspection technologies keep pace with new processor demands

Various food production sectors require unique inspection technologies.
May 28, 2013
As the regulatory landscape evolves, these technologies will provide additional applications for food and beverage production.https://admin-foodengineeringmag.epublishing.com/admin/article/general/load?articleId=90752#
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TECH FLASH

Vision inspection sees what humans may miss

Increased packaging line speeds have made it more difficult for human inspectors to reliably remove nonconforming items.
May 28, 2013

Vision systems can inspect products accurately at very high speeds, making them an important component of many producers’ food safety plans.


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TECH FLASH

FSIS announces verification of product formulation and labeling for most common food allergens

Undeclared allergens are the result of a failure in hazard analysis.
May 28, 2013

Ingredient suppliers and formulation changes led to most undeclared allergen recalls.


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Food Safety

Inline monitoring aids in food safety and quality

What you don’t measure could kill your brand.
May 13, 2013

While it may be said that food safety and food quality are not necessarily interrelated, get lax about either, and you probably won’t have a brand for long.


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Tech Update: X-ray & Optical Inspection

New types of foreign material and product flaws detected

X-ray, camera and laser sorting technologies are coming of age in new configurations and applications that improve productivity and reduce false rejects while detecting harder-to-find flaws.
May 13, 2013

A new range of contaminants, product defects and packaging imperfections are being spotted by the latest styles of multi-beam X-ray systems and optical inspection technologies.


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Engineering R&D

Moving dry food sterilization ahead full-steam

A new pasteurization and sterilization approach for dry goods relies on saturated steam to purge pathogenic germs
May 13, 2013

In the process, it widens the window of product types treatable by the same unit.


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TECH FLASH

Natural antimicrobial coatings satisfy food safety requirements and extend shelf life

New research suggests the potential of natural antimicrobials in food packaging applications has been overlooked.
May 12, 2013

Antimicrobials are commonly used in packaging, but their use as direct food coatings has not yet caught on.
 


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FSIS implements Public Health Criterion for Food Safety Assessments

The criteria will be implemented in the May 2013 scheduling cycle.
May 8, 2013
The criteria will be implemented in the May 2013 scheduling cycle.
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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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