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Angelica Grindle, Ph.D., DEKRAFour Steps for Utilizing Behavioral Science to Control Exposure to COVID-19

By Angelica Grindle, Ph.D., DEKRA

Not only must companies in the food industry keep their facilities clean and employees safe, but they must also minimize additional exposures for suppliers or customers.


3M A single protocol for all pathogens

Featured Articles

FDAFDA to Conduct Remote Importer FSVP Inspections, Extends Comment Period for Lab Accreditation Proposed Rule

By Food Safety Tech Staff

The agency has announced updates in the face of challenges due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Women in Food Safety

Melody Ge, CorviumBe Proud, Be Patient:
Thoughts from Jorge Hernandez

By Melody Ge, Corvium

Maybe the ceiling is not shattered just yet, but the next generation of young female professionals will shatter it, so go for it!

FST Soapbox

Michelle Lombardo Smith, The Wenger GroupTop of the Pecking Order:
How We Transformed
Our Processes

By Michelle Lombardo Smith,
The Wenger Group

Moving a traditional company with manual processes into the digital world takes collaboration.

Food Fraud Quick Bites

Finding the Root Cause for Starch FraudFinding the Root Cause for Starch Fraud

By Susanne Kuehne, Decernis

Cassava starch is frequently used in starch adulteration.

From the Editor

Maria Fontanazza, Editor-in-ChiefCOVID-19 in the Food Industry:
So Many Questions

By Maria Fontanazza

Digitalization is sweeping through the supply chains of companies all over the planet, and its potential is mind boggling

FoodSafetyTechCOVID-19 Upends Events,
Food Safety Consortium Announces New Dates,
Food Labs Goes Virtual

By Food Safety Tech Staff

The Consortium will be held December 2–4 in Schaumburg, IL, but we’re prepared to go virtual if necessary.

FST Soapbox

Eddie Hall, VitalVioHow Automated Technology is Transforming Sanitation in Plant Operations

By Eddie Hall, VitalVio

When facilities’ equipment becomes more and more outdated, it poses food safety challenges around cleaning, maintenance and upgrades.

ImEpik - Updated Course PCQI Online Version 2.0
DNV-GL - Should Emma take food safety for granted?
Bayer - Does your rodent monitoring system leave you open to risk?
Six Sigma Approach to CAPA Virtual Workshop - May 6 & 20, 2020

Resource Centers are single topic focused micro-sites within that are portals of food safety and quality news, articles, white papers, case histories and videos.

Upcoming Events & Webinars

AprApril 21, 2020 - “Did You Know?” Tips on Improving Your Hazard Analysis (Part 1)

MayMay 6 & 20, 2020 - Six-Sigma CAPA Virtual Workshop
Virtual Events

JunJune 3-4, 2020 - Food Labs / Cannabis Labs Conference
Virtual Events

DecDecember 2-4, 2020 - Food Safety Consortium Conference & Expo
Schaumburg, IL

On-Demand Webinars

COVID-19 in the Food Industry: Enterprise Risk Management and the Supply ChainCOVID-19 in the Food Industry:
Enterprise Risk Management and the Supply Chain

In our second webinar in this series, presenters discuss the increasing enterprise risks facing food companies due to the growing number of confirmed cases and deaths, additional strains on supply chains, and the rise of “rumors” relating to COVID-19. Recorded: April 2, 2020.

COVID-19 in the Food Industry: Protecting Your Employees and ConsumersCOVID-19 in the Food Industry:
Protecting Your Employees and Consumers

The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected consumers and businesses across the globe. As the virus is now spreading throughout America, the US food industry is faced with mitigating the risk and minimizing the impact on business while ensuring that employees and consumers are protected. An interactive panel of experts in food safety will be discussing critical issues facing the industry right now. Recorded: March 25, 2020.

Sponsored Resources

DecernisFood Contaminants and Food Safety

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EurofinsFood Safety Training Courses

Food safety training is essential to meet your regulatory and consumer standards. Eurofins food safety training gives you practical approaches and tools to apply in your facility. The best investments for ensuring food safety begin with the knowledge of employees. The 2020 training courses are now live! Register 8 weeks in advance to take advantage of an early bird discount of $100 off registration.

University of MN - Growing Leaders to Feed Our FutureCalling Future Industry Leaders!

Is the Integrated Food System Leadership (IFSL) program right for you?

Now more than ever, our industry needs professionals with an intricate understanding of the food system and strong leadership skills to more effectively navigate uncertainty, and build a more global, sustainable future. Are you ready to rise to the challenge? Join us online May 8th to learn more about how the IFSL graduate certificate program is growing leaders to feed the future. Learn how this unique program is fostering collaboration and innovation in the food system and helping participants accelerate their careers.

IFSL Program Informational Webinar
Friday, May 8, 2020 10:00 - 10:30 a.m. CT
Register now!

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