Articles by Richard F. Stier, Contributing Editor

Food Safety: Unwarranted consumer fears abound on TV

November 1, 2010
Current programming underscores public misconceptions and lack of knowledge about food chemicals and pesticides.
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Food Safety: California's Proposition 65--It's time to end the hypocrisy

July 1, 2010
The law’s intent may have been good, but enforcement has created problems for food processors.
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Food Safety: In preventive maintenance, little things mean a lot

April 1, 2010
Ignoring small parts such as gaskets, valves, clamps or connections can cause headaches.
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Food Safety: Vow to make 2010 a safer year

March 1, 2010
More regulation is not the answer, but making vows to keep the food supply safe is a good start.
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Food Safety: Will ‘Reportable Food Registry' law make food safer?

January 1, 2010
All processors must understand their responsibilities under this new mandate.
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Food Safety: Defensive handwashing

December 1, 2009
Get smart about the best ways to keep workers clean and food safet.
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Food Safety: The well-dressed worker

August 1, 2009
Proper plant attire is just one more way to help protect the food supply.
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Food Safety: Lubrication as a line of defense

June 1, 2009
Avoid adulteration risk with proper use and storage of food grade and non-food grade lubricants.
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Food Safety: The trouble with third-party audits

May 1, 2009
Passing an audit is not the issue. Ensuring safety is.

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Food Safety: The great peanut butter debacle

April 1, 2009
Learning from past mishaps is one of the food industry’s most valuable food safety tools.
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