Food Safety

Articles, columns and new products aimed at improving food safety in food and beverage plants

ARTICLES

HACCP Software

The future of food safety is in the cloud

While regulators creep closer toward adopting parts of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) has taken center stage as food and beverage manufacturers seek the best ways to stay compliant, avoid costly recalls and provide an easier audit experience.


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TECH FLASH

National GMO label law introduced

Legislators reintroduced the Safe & Accurate Food Labeling Act last week, following a House committee meeting discussing mandatory biotechnology labeling laws.

 If passed, the legislation would make FDA the authority on GMO labeling and block any state attempts to label products containing GMOs. 


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TECH FLASH

CFIA reports cow with bovine spongiform encephalopathy

The cow that tested positive for the condition was born two years after Canada instituted tougher bans on animal feed to prevent the disease.

 USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture and the UK’s Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council announce a partnership to research animal disease prevention. 


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TECH FLASH

Annual Pest Invasion this April

Hosted by McCloud Services, the annual event held in Oakbrook, IL will focus on food safety and pest management in the food industry.

 The event seeks to bring together individuals from the entire food supply chain of custody, including food industry, pest management and environmental health professionals. 


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PRODUCTS

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Milk Processing and Quality Management

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$215.95

The fifth volume in the series, Milk Processing and Quality Management, provides timely and comprehensive guidance on the processing of liquid milks by bringing together contributions from leading experts around the globe.

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Interdisciplinary Food Safety Research

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$176.95

This book encourages comprehensive research by recognizing significant early efforts and considers a range of food safety problems, research techniques, and solutions.

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Food Process Engineering and Technology

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$107.95

Combining scientific depth with practical usefulness, this book serves as a tool for graduate students as well as practicing food engineers, technologists and researchers looking for the latest information on transformation and preservation processes as well as process control and plant hygiene topics.

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Food Plant Economics

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$189.95
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Food and Package Engineering

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$205.00

For the first time, engineering for the packaging industry – and for the biggest packaging user, food processing – is presented in a way that clearly demonstrates its interconnected, globally integrated nature. Food and Package Engineering is a groundbreaking work that serves as a comprehensive guide to the complexities and the potential of the industry.

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Cleaning-in-Place: Dairy, Food and Beverage Operations, 3rd Edition

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$237.55

The book addresses the principles of cleaning operations, water supply issues and the science of detergents and disinfectants.

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EVENTS

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Food Plant of the Future: Advancing Food Safety through Sanitary Design

3/9/10
Online
Contact: Jamie Tunison

On-Demand: Food and beverage companies work hard to consistently deliver safe products because they understand that the stakes are extremely high – for the public and for their companies. The Food Plant of the Future will be driven to raise the bar for sanitary design, affecting existing plants as well as Greenfield and Brownfield projects.

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Food Plant of the Future: Raising the Bar on Plant Air Quality

4/26/12
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

On-Demand: Exclusively for thought-leaders in food and beverage processing facility management, Food Plant of the Future webinars are presented by Hixson, a leading design and engineering firm of food processing facilities in North America.

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Food Plant of the Future: Hazardous Materials Storage and Use

11/8/12
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

On-Demand Concerns over food safety, reliability, and traceability get a great deal of attention within plants.  Yet the highly regulated – but often-overlooked – concern for the storage and use of hazardous materials is also important.

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Food Plant of the Future: Global Food Safety Impact on Facilities

4/25/13
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

On-Demand: SQF 2000, FSMA, ISO 22000/PAS220 and other standards continue to gain traction in an attempt to create safer foods and beverages. 

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Fundamentals of Food Grade Grease

5/21/14
Online
United States
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand Learn the requirements for food grade greases, differences between greases and other lubricant types, considerations for choosing a food grade grease, and best practices for grease storage and handling.

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Hygienic Equipment Design for Low-Moisture Food Manufacturing

5/29/14
Online
United States
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand This webinar will be based on the AIOE’s Engineering Solutions Group soon to be released work product, One Voice a uniform approach to the most common, non proprietary sanitary equipment designs that meet the base food safety requirements for food manufacturing.

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FSMA & GFSI and Their Impact on Sanitary Machine and Plant Design

12/8/14
Online!
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand There have been updates to the Global Food Safety Initiative and the Food Safety Modernization Act that will impact OEM's and food and beverage processors. This webinar will review those changes and discuss what machine builders and processors need to do for future compliance.

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The Application of High-Performance Food Grade Aerosol Lubricants in Today’s Food Processing Operations

12/9/14
Online!
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand This webinar will cover the fundamentals of High-Performance Food Grade Aerosol Lubricants in today's food processing operations. Lubricating today’s Food Processing Equipment presents many of the same challenges found in non-food processing plants. Lubricants must protect against friction, wear, corrosion, heat and deposits. They must also resist degradation or impaired performance when in contact with food products, process chemicals, water (steam) and bacteria. And, perhaps most importantly, they must be safe in case they ever come in contact with the food...

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FSMA and Your Retail Customers

4/13/15
Online!
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand While a certification from SQF, BRC or FSSC 22000 should meet customers’ needs, their food safety mandates are constantly evolving as well. This major retailer will discuss the global implications of food safety, the balance between safety and quality, and what you should know about the Food Safety Modernization Act.

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Multimedia

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Plant of the Year 2015

Mars Chocolate was chosen as Food Engineering’s 2015 Plant of the Year. The first new Mars candy plant in North America in 35 years is not only LEED Gold certified, it’s highly automated as well.

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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2015 April

The April 2014 issue of Food Engineering features the Plant of the Year: Mars Chocolate. The first new Mars chocolate candy plant in North America in 35 years is not only LEED Gold certified, it’s highly automated as well.

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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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