Fight for Food Safety

Our experts analyze food-safety innovations and strategies in the protein industry.


Fight for Food Safety

Train your employees to think, not simply act

July 5, 2014
The beef-processing industry faces incredible regulatory and litigation exposure as a result of food-safety and food-quality issues.
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Why food safety matters

June 6, 2014
I’m writing this article on an airplane, while flying along the East Coast.
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Ask yourself: What would a jury think?

May 1, 2014
Life often presents us with some very difficult decisions. And, in many cases, the decisions we make can have some very serious consequences
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Embrace the three ‘Cs’ of food safety

March 31, 2014
The greatest challenge for the food industry over the past decade has been to continuously find new and better ways to make our food supply safer.
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Managing your next Food Safety Assessment

March 4, 2014
Until a few years ago, there were still a number of federal meat establishments that had not yet experienced a comprehensive Food Safety Assessment (FSA).
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Giving tax incentives for testing

February 2, 2014
As government and industry strive to improve the safety of our food supply, not a day goes by when we don’t hear about more legislation, added regulation and new policy.
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Leaning forward in the food-safety foxhole

January 16, 2014
How is your company oriented when it comes to food safety? Is your company leaning forward in the food-safety foxhole, or hoping that if a problem happens it can hide in it instead?
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Listeria isn’t leaving (unfortunately)

December 14, 2013
I spent some time in my last two columns dissecting recent trends involving recalls for E. coli O157:H7 and allergens.
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Attack of the allergens

November 5, 2013

Last month, I wrote about how industry has managed to virtually eliminate E. coliO157:H7 from our beef supply. Indeed, in the last two years, there have been only a handful of recalls relating to E. coli, and none were associated with foodborne illnesses or outbreaks.  

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Where did all the E. coli go?

October 4, 2013
Only a few years ago, we would have been hard pressed to see more than a few weeks go by without reading about another large-scale E. coli O157:H7 (“E. coli”) outbreak or recall in the news.
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