Tag Archives: food safety

FPL Food Uses DNA Traceability to Strengthen Food Safety Processes

FPL Food, LLC, a vertically integrated beef processor, based in Augusta, Ga., will add a new level of quality assurance and food safety to … Continue reading

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Supply chain-wide alliance hosts food safety training for Hawaii produce growers

When growers gather for two food safety workshops to be held in Hawaii later this month, surely the scenery will be exceptional – and … Continue reading

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FSIS Provides Guidance for Listeria Sampling Programs in Ready-to-Eat Meat and Poultry Products

USDA Food Safety & Inspection Service (FSIS) is announcing changes it will make in its procedures for Listeria monocytogenes(Lm) product sampling programs in ready-to-eat meat … Continue reading

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Tanimura & Antle Voluntarily Recalls Single Lot of Romaine Lettuce

Tanimura & Antle Inc. is voluntarily recalling a single lot of romaine lettuce because it may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 bacteria (E. … Continue reading

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Cantaloupes Connected to Statewide Salmonellosis Outbreak

The Department for Public Health (DPH) has reported that cantaloupes tested in the Kentucky state public health laboratory carry the same strain of Salmonella … Continue reading

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Superior Rankings in Food Safety for Dulcich/Sunlight

For the seventh year in a row, Jakov P. Dulcich and Sons has scored a superior ranking in food safety. In the last few … Continue reading

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Two Major Grocery Customers Begin Implementation of Park City Group’s Food & Drug Safety Technology

Park City Group, Inc., a leader in consumer goods supply chain technology, has announced that Global Supply Chain Systems, Inc., the food and drug … Continue reading

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Fresh Item Management

The media’s attention to LFTB has raised the issue of fresh food safety and its role in consumer transparency. Continue reading

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Cargill Initiates Voluntary Recall of Ground Beef in Northeast

Cargill Beef, a business unit of Wichita-based Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation, today announced an immediate Class I voluntary recall of approximately 29,339 pounds of … Continue reading

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USDA Approves Neogen’s Reveal Q+ for Zearalenone

The USDA’s Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) has verified the performance of another of Neogen’s simple and accurate tests for zearalenone. GIPSA’s … Continue reading

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New Jersey Firm Recalls Various Frozen, Ready-To-Eat Meat and Poultry Products

Buona Vita, Inc., a Bridgeton, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 324,770 pounds of various frozen, ready-to-eat meat and poultry products due to possible contamination … Continue reading

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Safety Equipment at the Ready

When ensuring the safety of the food supply, pallets, shelving and sanitation systems take on prominent roles. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 07 Article Archives, Equipment, Design & Operations

A clear view of food safety

As transparency becomes the norm, manufacturers and retailers are making adjustments to provide a farm-to-fork view of the food supply. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 07 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Food Safety Basics

When I embarked on the research for my story on food safety equipment for our July issue, I fully expected people to talking about … Continue reading

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GS1 announces Global Product Recall Standard

GS1, a not-for-profit organization that designs and manages a global system of supply chain standards, announced today the ratification of a new global product … Continue reading

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SmartWash Organic Gets OMRI Approval

The new organic food wash enhancer from Salinas-based SmartWash Solutions has been reviewed by the Organic Materials Review Institute and determined to be allowed … Continue reading

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Kroger Receives the Black Pearl Award for Food Safety

The Kroger Co. has been named the 2012 recipient of the prestigious Black Pearl Award for advancing food safety and quality. The International Association … Continue reading

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Study: Food Safety is Top of Mind for Manufacturers and Consumers

In a new global study from Underwriters Laboratories, (UL), food manufacturers identified product safety as a top business priority, but the majority of consumers … Continue reading

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Contributing to Public Safety

Food safety in the produce industry continues to be top of mind for consumers and industry leaders. That is why the Newark, Del.-based Produce … Continue reading

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On Point: Penny wise, pound foolish

Food safety looks like the wrong place to make budget cuts. By Tom Weir In America, the route to safer eating sometimes seems to … Continue reading

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