2018 Food Safety Consortium Conference & Expo - November 13-15, 2018 - Chicago, IL

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Featured Articles

FSMA IQ TestReturn of FSMA IQ Test:
Part IV

By Food Safety Tech Staff

Two years ago, Food Safety Tech published a series FSMA IQ tests to quiz industry on FSMA knowledge. Now that we have a couple of years under our belt, how much to we know? Each part will be published weekly for five weeks. At this year’s Food Safety Consortium, the creators of the test–Bill Bremer, principal of food safety compliance at Kestrel Management, LLC and his team–will compare 2016 vs. 2018 during an interactive session.

FST Soapbox

Allen Sayler, EAS Consulting Group, LLCFast Track to FDA FURLS
Expediting or Impeding Access to
Overseas Markets

By Allen Sayler,
EAS Consulting Group, LLC

Is the system a pathway to overseas markets or just one more regulatory hurdle for U.S.-processed foods?


FST Soapbox

Francine L. Shaw , Savvy Food Safety, Inc.Would Your Team Know How to Handle a Crisis?

By Francine L. Shaw,
Savvy Food Safety , Inc.

Your response could have a huge impact in the court of public opinion.

Food Safety Training

FST's Food Safety Training CalendarNext week:
FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food

Attend this three-day course held by Paster Training, Inc.

From Cannabis Industry Journal

Do You Know What Is In Your Water?Food Safety: Do You Know What Is In Your Water?

By Radojka Barycki, Nova Compliance

There are many regulations, standards and guidelines for water testing, but here is what you need to know to keep your water safe.


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Complimentary White Paper:
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Mettler ToledoPhysical contamination in food is a global safety concern. In markets such as the UK and the US, there have been high-profile cases of foreign bodies such as metal, plastic and glass entering the food chain. Such incidents, accidental or intentional, are extremely rare, yet they can represent a considerable risk to consumer health as well as a manufacturer's brand.

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