Food Safety

Best practices and innovative technologies to keep the protein supply safe from farm to plate.

ARTICLES

Protein Problem Solver: Dietz & Watson cuts pathogen testing time by more than 80 percent

Dietz & Watson is a household name in deli meats, with more than 400 products in supermarkets and delis throughout the United States.
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Poultry Perspectives

Controlling Salmonella: advancements made, challenges ahead

The poultry industry in the United States and globally has been faced with many challenges over the years in the continued process of economically producing safe, wholesome products for a wide range of consumer needs.
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Food Safety

Antimicrobials add safety layer

The meat and poultry industries use a multi-hurdle approach to food safety.
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Rapid testing rockets forward

In general, two broad methods to detect foodborne pathogens exist. One would be the traditional culture method by which a sample is tracked and inoculated into a medium that allows any bacteria to grow.
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Foster Farms discusses Salmonella reduction through data management

Presentation at National Delmarva Meeting details internal data analysis program to ensure consistent low incidence.
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Sourcing safe ingredients: Make no assumptions

Drew Lorenz, president of We R Food Safety!, reminds processors to be just as vigilant on food safety when sourcing items
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State of the Industry: Food Safety

Sensational headlines don’t tell the whole food-safety story

The State of Food Safety
When reviewing the year in the news, one can’t help but notice that the main news outlets had a lot of stories about food safety
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Food-safety training: The Closed Loop Method

Despite decades of research, implementation of the Food and Drug Administration’s Food Code, and millions of dollars invested in food safety training programs, there has not been a significant reduction of foodborne illness outbreaks or food product recalls
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Exclusive Q&A: Foster Farms strives to be food-safety leader

Chicken processor positions itself to be an industry leader in all facets of processing business after a year of food-safety challenges.
This summer, during a trip to California, Andy Hanacek, editor-in-chief of The National Provisioner, sat down with Ira Brill, director of corporate communications for Foster Farms
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Grocery Manufacturers Association and Chinese National Food Industry Association to partner on food safety

Memorandum of Understanding signed to intensify joint food safety efforts.
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EVENTS

Webinar

Food Plant of the Future: Raising the Bar on Plant Air Quality

4/26/12
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

On demand Exclusively for thought-leaders in food and beverage processing facility management, Food Plant of the Future webinars are presented by Hixson, a leading design and engineering firm of food processing facilities in North America.

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Food Plant of the Future: Hazardous Materials Storage and Use

11/8/12
Online
Contact: Jamie Tunison

On demand Concerns over food safety, reliability, and traceability get a great deal of attention within plants.  Yet the highly regulated – but often-overlooked – concern for the storage and use of hazardous materials is also important.

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Webinar

Food Plant of the Future: Global Food Safety Impact on Facilities

4/25/13
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

On demand SQF 2000, FSMA, ISO 22000/PAS220 and other standards continue to gain traction in an attempt to create safer foods and beverages.

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Industry

Industrial Refrigeration Workshop

2/16/15
Crowne Plaza Charlotte Executive Park Hotel
Charlotte, MI
United States

Industry

Thermal Processing of Ready-To-Eat Meat Products

4/8/15
The Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center
2201 Fred Taylor Road
Columbus, OH
United States
Contact: Lynn Knipe

Multimedia

Videos

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Podcasts

Brenneman analyzes Butterball’s new animal care, well-being program

Rod Brenneman, CEO of Butterball, discusses his company's new Animal Care and Well-Being Program, his company's certification by the American Humane Association and further animal-handling initiatives, all officially announced in September 2013.

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National Provisioner

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December 2014

The December issue of NP features a cover story on the GNP Company, an article on animal welfare, the 2015 economic outlook, and so much more!

 

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Independent Processor

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December 2014

The December issue of IP features cover story: A full Haus, Mike Sloan’s award-winning bratwursts draw visitors to the Hermann Wurst Haus by the thousands.

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The Sourcebook is an exclusive buyer’s guide and reference tool for product and supplier information in the meat, poultry and seafood marketplace.

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