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Food safety management systems

The right tools enable long-term success

June 9, 2014
HACCP can’t do it all. A food safety management system uses several tools to promote food safety and prevent recalls. After a recall, it may be too late to save your business.


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Food Safety

Is preparing for third-party audits an oxymoron?

April 8, 2014

 It can be dangerous for a company to prepare for an audit— if it decides to rework its procedures. 


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TECH FLASH

Food safety and auditing scholarships available now

The Food Marketing Institute is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 academic year.
March 26, 2014

Students majoring in food and agricultural science are welcome to apply.


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Audits

Plant audits: Minimizing food safety risk

A global food maker, a developer of certified audit programs and consultants discuss non-regulatory onsite plant audits and how they improve food safety, customer compliance and food quality.
March 8, 2014

A global food maker, a developer of certified audit programs and consultants discuss non-regulatory onsite plant audits and how they improve food safety, customer compliance and food quality.


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Integrated Pest Management

Pest Control: The best defense? A good offense

Integrated pest management protects profits by relying on maintenance and sanitation for pest control, rather than chemical treatments that may require plant downtime.
February 7, 2014
Stringent hygiene requirements at food and beverage facilities make an effective pest control program imperative.
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Field Reports

Dock doors get some needed attention

Updated shipping and receiving doors prevent ongoing impact damage from forklifts and pallets.
January 10, 2014
Shipping and receiving doors at this ice cream maker needed specialized treatment to prevent ongoing impact damage from forklifts and pallets.
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FSIS audit calls for better sanitation controls at Canadian meat facilities

The audit awarded the Canadian Food Inspection Agency an "adequate" rating, the lowest acceptable rating for countries exporting food to the US.
January 7, 2014
The audit awarded the Canadian Food Inspection Agency an "adequate" rating, the lowest acceptable rating for countries exporting food to the US.
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GFSI releases Food Safety Auditor Competencies

The framework can be downloaded for free by interested stakeholders.
November 19, 2013
The framework can be downloaded for free by interested stakeholders.
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Packaging

Top shelf test

New package audit shows how design helps or hinders spirits makers.
October 9, 2013

 Many consumers are attached to a vodka brand based on marketing and advertising instead of the actual product. 


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Food Safety

What GFSI can do for you

GFSI scheme owners are extending coverage to animal feeds and packaging while processors see GFSI accreditation as a stepping stone to FSMA compliance.
October 9, 2013

Processors see GFSI accreditation as a stepping stone to FSMA compliance. 


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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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TYSON FOODS

Tyson Foods made headlines announcing the company intends to acquire Hillshire Brands in a deal valued at $8.55 billion. Do you think the acquisition for will be beneficial for meat and poultry processors?
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Food Engineering

July 2014

2014 July

The July 2014 issue of Food Engineering features the 12th Annual Replacement Parts Survey. Also covered: OEE improvement steps and increased filtration cycle.

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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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