Food Safety

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

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Over 1,500 industry, government and academic professionals attended last week's Food Safety Summit

April 18, 2014
Attendees to last week's Food Safety Summit had the opportunity to participate in timely workshops, informative sessions.
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A fluid battlefield: Creating an effective sanitation program

Creating an effective sanitation program involves constant reassessments of procedures, antimicrobials, pre- and post-chill methods, and equipment.
April 15, 2014
What’s more powerful for food safety: a sanitizer or effective sanitation procedures?
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New AMI video highlights extensive sanitation efforts in meat and poultry plants

April 4, 2014
Only a third of Americans know plants are cleaned daily.
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The 2014 Food Safety Report

March 30, 2014
Our annual Food Safety Report returns, and it’s better than ever!
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Lone Star Foodservice achieves SQF Level 2 Certification

March 28, 2014
Lone Star Foodservice production facility is now a Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level 2 Certified, accredited HACCP-Based Food Safety plant.
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Universal Pasteurization to host HPP summit, open house at its Southeast facility

March 20, 2014
The summit will provide food processing industry professionals an opportunity to learn how to benefit from HPP from industry leaders as well as to speak with current users about their successes in adopting HPP to assure food safety, dramatically increase shelf life and create the clean label and lower sodium products that consumers are demanding.
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Food Safety

Employee apparel reduces risk from the threat within

Today’s employee apparel reduces the risk of workers contaminating food or being hurt in processing plants.
March 15, 2014
Which is the greater threat to food safety: the bacteria on the employee or the food itself? Employee
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Food Safety Summit half-day workshops to address key industry topics

March 13, 2014
Workshops will give attendees a deeper dive into the most pressing issues with regard to FSMA, One Health, Pre-Requisite Programs and Traceability.
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2014 Food Safety Report

High-pressure processing puts the pressure on

March 5, 2014
Why high-pressure processing (HPP)? The answer is simple: post-package food-safety assurance and competitive advantage through the ability to offer long shelf life and clean-label products.
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2014 Food Safety Report

Fighting microbes with microbes

Update on the use of biopreservatives and bacteriophages for microbiological safety of meats.
March 5, 2014
Biopreservation encompasses a number of food-preservation strategies, ranging from ancient methods such as fermentation to modern technologies including bacteriocins and bacteriophages.
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EVENTS

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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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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PORK 101

5/20/14
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
United States
PORK 101 is a three-day, hands-on experience designed to update participants on quality and consistency issues in the pork industry. Read More

AMSA 67th RMC

6/15/14
Madison, WI
United States
RMC features an interactive program which is tailored to bring attendees the very best and inspiring educational experience. Read More

Food Safety Exchange

6/17/14
Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue hotel
Philadelphia, PA
United States
The third annual Food Safety Exchange sponsored by METTLER TOLEDO will take place on June 171h and 18th, 2014 at the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue hotel in Philadelphia, PA. Read More

PORK 101

8/12/14
University of Nebraska
Lincoln, NE
United States
PORK 101 is a three-day, hands-on experience designed to update participants on quality and consistency issues in the pork industry. Read More

PORK 101

10/13/14
Iowa State University
Ames, IA
United States
PORK 101 is a three-day, hands-on experience designed to update participants on quality and consistency issues in the pork industry. Read More

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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

National Provisioner April 2014 cover

April 2014

Check out the April 2014 issue of The National Provisioner, with features on animal welfare, sanitation programs, and much more!

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Independent Processor

IP April 2014 cover

April 2014

Check out the April 2014 issue of Independent Processor, with a special profile of Stemmler's Meats!

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