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Volume 7 Issue No. 50

Compliance Food Labs Food Manufacturing Foodservice & Retail FSMA GFSI Sustainability Training Calendar

Cindy Jiang and Scott Horsfall (all images credit: amybcreative)Making Your Supply Chain Smarter, Safer and
More Sustainable

By Maria Fontanazza, Editor –in-Chief

The end goal is trust, and the balance of collaboration, technology and people play a big role in driving transparency.

Featured Articles

Mahni Ghorashi, Clear LabsWhy the Food Safety Industry Needs the Cloud

By Mahni Ghorashi, Clear Labs

The failure to invest in innovation is perhaps our industry’s greatest risk.

Latest on E. Coli Outbreak Involving Romaine LettuceLatest on E. Coli Outbreak Involving Romaine Lettuce

By Food Safety Tech Staff

According to FDA, information suggests this outbreak cannot be linked to a single farm, grower, harvester or distributor.

Former FDA Food Safety Scientist Palmer Orlandi Joins AOAC as Chief Science OfficerFormer FDA Food Safety Scientist Palmer Orlandi Joins AOAC as Chief Science Officer

By Food Safety Tech Staff

Orlandi brings more than 20 years of FDA experience to the organization.


Retail Food Safety Forum

Doug Sutton, SteritechWhat Attracts Customers to Your Restaurant, and What Could Keep Them Away Forever?

By Doug Sutton, Steritech

Investing in a culture of food safety is key.


Sponsored Content

3M Campylobacter Assay Enrichment Broth3M Receives AOAC Certification for Rapid Campylobacter Test

The assay uses LAMP technology to overcome complex instrumentation requirements.


FDAFDA’s Final Guidance on Mandatory Food Recall Authority Part of Efforts to be Robust and Transparent

By Food Safety Tech Staff

The guidance answers the most commonly asked questions surrounding the agency’s recall authority and is part of FDA’s role in ensuring dangerous food products stay off the market.


Sponsored Content

TraceGainsSolving The Supply Chain Data Crisis [eBook]

Brokers, Distributors, and Importers face unique challenges in today's food and beverage landscape. With the rise of FSMA and the heightened focus on documentation and recordkeeping, this segment of the food industry is feeling even more pressure to ensure proper documentation follows each ingredient or product along its journey – from the source to the customer who made the request and every step in between. TraceGains helps solve the data crisis!

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Sponsored Content

GOJOIs it time to change how we clean and sanitize food contact surfaces?

Each year, the CDC publishes a report summarizing domestic foodborne disease outbreaks based on data collected by state, local, and territorial health departments. The 2017 report identified restaurants as the locations most commonly associated with foodborne disease outbreaks. In cases where a contributing factor was identified, cross-contamination of ingredients was the most commonly cited factor. This article examines the role reusable towels may play in increasing risk of cross-contamination.


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Sponsored Resources

EurofinsEurofins Technologies allergen test kits

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USPExperience the Food Chemicals Codex (FCC)

Food production involves long and complex supply chains. Documentation associated with ingredients throughout the production process may or may not be accurate and complete. However, testing against independently created standards provides confirmation that the ingredients are what they claim to be. The "FCC" contains internationally recognized independent food standards. With over 1,200 monographs that include analytical methods and specifications, you can verify the identity, purity and quality of your food ingredients.


Micro EssentialIs your sanitizer actually working? Proper test procedures are key!

Testing your sanitizer’s concentration is the only way to know if your sanitizer is ready for use. Whether you use chlorine or quat based sanitizer, testing to ensure the concentration is correct can prevent cross-contamination and keep your customers safe. That’s why state and local health codes require sanitizer testing. To learn the testing procedures that will protect your customers and your brand, check out our complimentary video guide to sanitizer testing.


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