Food Safety

Discover the latest in food safety changes, enhancements and regulations.

ARTICLES

PACK EXPO Intl. 2014 attendance tops 2012 by 6.5%

The debut of Pharma EXPO played a crucial role in the increase, says show owner and producer PMMI.


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A look at new slicing, cutting and portioning equipment

Slicing, cutting and portioning equipment helps bakers and snack manufacturers deliver products that meet consumer requests for convenience.


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Considering cold storage

Energy efficiency, food safety and the impact of government regulations are among the factors to consider when deciding to invest in cold storage units or use third-party providers.


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The latest in form/fill/seal innovations

Increased size-range and bag-format flexibility accommodates quick-changing market demands


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Is open-date code labeling increasing food waste

There are concerns that open-date coding of foods has increased food waste. The food industry and consumers use the dates printed on food packages to manage stock rotation from food manufacturing plants to the consumer’s kitchen. Variation in terminology associated with open dates on consumer packages can result in the disposal of good food.


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IOI Loders Croklaan North America achieves SQF–Level 3 Certification

The producer of palm-based fats and oils to the global food industry achieves SQF–Level 3 Certification for its Channahon, IL, facility.


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Peanut case a crucial lesson in food safety

Federal prosecutors see the Peanut Corp. of America convictions in the food poisoning trial as a victory for consumers. They say they represent a stern warning to others who may be tempted to place profits over food safety.


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AIB launches environmental monitoring service

Helping to meet the needs of food manufacturing companies across the globe, the American Institute of Baking International's (AIB) new Environmental Monitoring Consulting service can help clients comply with the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FMSA).


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Processing Technology: Turning up the Heat

Reliability, flexibility, consistent product quality, easy sanitation and high-volume output are just some of the things bakers and snack producers want from a new oven or fryer. 


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2014 Bakery of the Year: Capistrano's Wholesale Bakery

‘Going from good to great’ is a pervasive theme at Phoenix-based Capistrano’s Bakery. So is the phrase, ‘It Can Be Done.’ This rather quiet, wholesale artisan baker works hard to ensure that its products are tasty, innovative and what its customers want. 


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EVENTS

Webinar

Food Plant of the Future: Building Realistic Sustainability into Food and Beverage Plants

9/9/09
Online
Contact: Jamie Tunison
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Using cost-effective design solutions, food and beverage processing facilities can meet the rigorous performance demands required in a processing and production environment and, at the same time, focus on sustainability. 

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

3/1/10
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. Read More

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

4/26/12
Contact: Jamie Tunison
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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Chicago Specialty Bakers

Chicago Specialty Bakers got its start back in 1982 as a string of bagel shops and delis run by Felix Barats, offering bagels and custom-made sandwiches. Today, its business is purely wholesale, focusing on a wide variety of artisanal breads for airline, foodservice and grocery customers.

To read the complete feature on Chicago Specialty Bakers, see “Chicago Specialty Bakers brings Old World baked goods to life.”

12/4/14 2:00 pm EST

How a DSD Solution with Sales Forecasting can reduce your Stale Percentages up to 50%

Expert presenters will address how you can improve your order accuracy and account service times and how sales forecasting DSD solutions can reduce your stale percentages.

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November's Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery publication features our cover report: "Chicago Specialty Bakers brings Old World baked goods to life" Plus Much More!

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Baking Industry Workforce

The American Bakers Association has launched a yearlong project to address the workforce skills gap in the baking industry. Does your company have difficulty finding qualified workers?
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Organic Production and Food Quality: A Down to Earth Analysis

Effects of Organic Production on Food Quality is the first comprehensive book on how organic production methods influence the safety and quality of foods, based on an unbiased assessment of the latest scientific findings.  The title is a 'must-have' for everyone working within the food industry.

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