Articles by Richard F. Stier, Contributing Editor

Food Safety: Lubrication as a line of defense

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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

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Passing an audit is not the issue. Ensuring safety is.

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Food Safety: The great peanut butter debacle

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Learning from past mishaps is one of the food industry’s most valuable food safety tools.
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Food Safety: Getting rid of unwanted foreign materials

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More buyers are demanding all products be passed through a metal detector.
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Food Safety: Chemical sensitivities increase to the parts per trillion range

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Last Fall, I attended the 28th Annual Rapid Methods Workshop at University of Wisconsin-River Falls.  Dr. Purnendu C. Vasavada, the driving force behind the program, brings people from all over the world to discuss rapid microbiological methods, food safety and quality issues and future trends. 
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Food Safety: HACCP's most underemphasized prerequisite

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Electronic maintenance management system helps ensure food safety.
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Food Safety: What did you learn this summer?

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It’s time to take a hard look at what you are doing and how you do it.
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Food Safety

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Getting the most out of lab testing and analysis.
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Is it possible to control chemical hazards in food?

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It is imperative buyers establish programs to verify the quality of all purchased lots. 
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Are you truly prepared for a crisis?

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Every processor should mandate several levels of staffing backup for managing recalls.
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