Articles by Richard F. Stier, Contributing Editor

Food Safety

Food defense and FSMA

The key to building a food defense program is risk assessment. Start now to evaluate current defense programs and assess the potential for intentional contamination.

Start now to evaluate current defense programs and assess the potential for intentional contamination.


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Food Safety

Current testing is not advancing food safety

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


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The proof is in the paperwork

Processors must understand not only what materials are being moved through their plumbing systems, but how these lines are designed and laid out.
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Food Safety: Time to check the plumbing

Processors must understand not only what materials are being moved through their plumbing systems but how these lines are designed and laid out.
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Food Safety: Managing plant access and egress

Doors, gates and windows are integral parts of food defense and food safety.


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Food Safety: Verify, verify, verify

Recent rash of recalls reinforces the importance of a sound allergen control plan.


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Top 10 wishes for improving food safety

As an industry, we simply cannot take shortcuts in protecting our products, our industry and our customers
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FDA vs. USDA: Who regulates what?

Generating data that can’t be used for improvements is useless.


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Food Safety: Ode to the pallet

Keep an eye on one of the least considered plant tools. It could make a huge difference in your food safety plan.
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Food Safety: Fear mongering in the media

Frightening the public with half-truths and innuendo is not the way to teach them about food and nutrition.
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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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

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2014 October

The October 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores companies that have successfully grappled with "the new business reality" and are coming to terms with it being here to stay. Also, read about the work going on behind the scenes to keep FSMA on track.

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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.

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