Blockchain Technology Set to Revolutionize Food Safety in Supply Chains

Blockchain Technology Set to Revolutionize Food Safety in Supply Chains »

By Tomaž Levak, Žiga Drev, and Branimir Rakić We’ve all heard the term “Blockchain” by now but what exactly is it, and has
Key Considerations in Adopting a Gluten-Free Standard

Key Considerations in Adopting a Gluten-Free Standard »

By Frank Massong The term “gluten-free” is an urgent food safety concern to the 1% of the population suffering from
FSMA Final Rule for Preventive Controls for Animal Food

FSMA Final Rule for Preventive Controls for Animal Food »

As part of the US Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued several rules to further
Audits and Auditing: Are You Preparing for Improvement?

Audits and Auditing: Are You Preparing for Improvement? »

By Yuksel Eyyuboglu Part of the magic of a food safety audit is that it reveals powerful information about dealing with a worst-case-scenario
Extending the Shelf Life of Agricultural Products: Five Approaches for Success

Extending the Shelf Life of Agricultural Products: Five Approaches for Success »

By: Gaganpreet Kaur Saini Agricultural products are highly perishable, which makes shelf life a vital issue for growers, processors and retailers. Shelf
Sharing Knowledge is Key to Harmonizing Safe Food for Canadians Act (SFCA) with Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

Sharing Knowledge is Key to Harmonizing Safe Food for Canadians Act (SFCA) with Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) »

By Jennefer Griffith In 2011, the Food Safety Modernization Act was signed into law in the United States. In 2012, the Safe Food
Temperature Control and Food Safety Software: An Evolving Discipline

Temperature Control and Food Safety Software: An Evolving Discipline »

By Steven Burton Temperature monitoring has always been a major food safety issue and regulators continue to turn up the heat, particularly with
Food Safety Conformance Versus Compliance: When Is It OK to Say “NO!”?

Food Safety Conformance Versus Compliance: When Is It OK to Say “NO!”? »

By Joan Martino When my son entered Junior Kindergarten a few decades ago, his teacher had a conversation with me praising his
Report Card for Implementing FSMA in the States

Report Card for Implementing FSMA in the States »

By Dr. Darin S. Detwiler, D.LP. The FDA’s initial implementation phase of FSMA includes a strong dependency on state and county agencies
The Benefits of Benchmarking: GFSI Sets the Bar High

The Benefits of Benchmarking: GFSI Sets the Bar High »

The core business of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is to set rigorous requirements for the elements that food safety programs must