Technical Articles & Industry Information

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June 24, 2022 – Check out the latest edition of the African Journal of Food Science (AJFS) – now available online!

June 27, 2022

June 20, 2022 – Industrial Automation Food Safety and Inspection Market Innovative Strategy by 2031

June 27, 2022

June 20, 2022 – A peek into the sugar-free world of Simply Delish

June 27, 2022

June 20, 2022 – Shoppers Drug Mart recalls several powdered infant formula products

June 27, 2022

June 19, 2022 What is norovirus and how can Canadians avoid it?

June 27, 2022

Cost-share program offers help for food safety improvements on South Carolina farms

Published: January 9, 2021

June 27, 2022

Study examines impact of FSMS on compliance with food safety rules

Published: January 9, 2021

June 27, 2022

Pretrial hearing held today in U.S. case against former Blue Bell president

Published: January 9, 2021

June 27, 2022

The crystal ball for 2022 shows several food safety topics still in the spotlight

Published: January 9, 2021

June 27, 2022

Retailer’s Campylobacter results above FSA limit

Published: January 9, 2021

June 27, 2022

May 28, 2022 – New Food – Issue 2 – Download now!

June 27, 2022

Rework Practices Used During Milk Processing: An Industry Survey

Published: January 2, 2021 Article provided by IAFP: https://www.foodprotection.org/

June 27, 2022

Inactivation of Listeria monocytogenes and Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli in “Soupie,” a Homemade Soppressata

Published: January 2, 2021 Article provided by IAFP: https://www.foodprotection.org/

June 27, 2022

Evaluation of Clean-in-Place Agents on the Removal of Thermophilic Biofilms Formed under Partially Simulated Conditions Associated with the Dairy Industry

Published: January 2, 2021 Article provided by IAFP: https://www.foodprotection.org/

June 27, 2022

The Safety and Regulation of Chickpeas, Lentils, and Field Peas in Farming and Post-Harvest Operations

Published: January 2, 2021 Article provided by IAFP: https://www.foodprotection.org/

June 27, 2022

Evaluation of Self-Efficacy-Based Intervention: Improving School Food Handlers’ Selected Food Safety Behavior

Published: January 2, 2021 Article provided by IAFP: https://www.foodprotection.org/

June 27, 2022

Plant Based World Conference & Expo returns to New York

Published: December 27, 2021

June 27, 2022

Future of work: Digital skills in the food industry

Published: December 27, 2021

June 27, 2022

Kraft Heinz sets goal of net zero GHG emissions by 2050

Published: December 27, 2021

June 27, 2022

Your Cold Brew Won’t Survive a Hot World

Published: December 27, 2021

June 27, 2022

Super bugs bedevil food safety

Published: December 27, 2021

June 27, 2022

International Food & Meat Topics – Volume 32 Number 6 (2021)

Published: December 24, 2021

June 27, 2022

Salmonella behind a quarter of EU outbreaks in 2020 with 20,000 sickened overall

Published: December 23, 2021

June 27, 2022

CR’s main worry about Costco’s rotisserie chicken is the load of sodium

Published: December 23, 2021

June 27, 2022

Too many people are still getting sick from foodborne illness; FDA has a plan to change that

Published: December 23, 2021

June 27, 2022

What’s cooking in 2022 for food and beverage?

Published: December 20, 2021

June 27, 2022

Over 10,000 pounds of pepperoni recalled over Bacillus cereus contamination

Published: December 18, 2021

June 27, 2022

UK dealing with norovirus and Salmonella outbreaks

Published: December 18, 2021

June 27, 2022

Irish agency highlights key food safety lessons during COVID-19

Published: December 18, 2021

June 27, 2022

Don’t let cookie fun turn into a recipe for food poisoning

Published: December 18, 2021

June 27, 2022

FSIS food detectives find violations in Amos Miller’s meat and poultry shipments

Published: December 18, 2021

June 27, 2022

Predictive Modeling for Food Safety and Quality of Meat Products

Published: December 15, 2021

June 27, 2022

Educating the NEXT GENERATION of Food System Leaders

Published: December 15, 2021

June 27, 2022

Survey of Preventive Measures for Controlling Foodborne Parasites

Published: December 15, 2021

June 27, 2022

FDA steps up to better investigate foodborne illness outbreaks and find root causes

Published: December 13, 2021

June 27, 2022

E. coli outbreak involving thousands in Japan traced to red seaweed

Published: December 13, 2021

June 27, 2022

Researchers use survey to evaluate food safety challenges of blueberry harvesting

Published: December 13, 2021

June 27, 2022

EU sees large drop in food illnesses in 2020 partly because of COVID-19

Published: December 13, 2021

June 27, 2022

Laboratory accreditation required by FSMA finally becoming a reality

Published: December 13, 2021

June 27, 2022

Operation finds violations in Spanish food transport sector

Published: December 10, 2021

June 27, 2022

Certain fish products, adulterated honey among a dozen new import modifications

Published: December 10, 2021

June 27, 2022

Burden of disease and cost drops in Netherlands because of COVID-19 measures

Published: December 10, 2021

June 27, 2022

More litigation goes ahead of California’s feared bacon crisis

Published: December 10, 2021

June 27, 2022

Labor shortages: The answer lies in the power of technology

Published: December 6, 2021

June 27, 2022

McElroy Imports of Pennsylvania warned about import violations

Published: December 6, 2021

June 27, 2022

Suspended sentence for chef after 1 dead and 30 sick from shepherd’s pie

Published: December 6, 2021

June 27, 2022

Economically Motivated Adulteration (Food Fraud)

Published:  December 5, 2021 Article provided by IAFP:  https://www.foodprotection.org/

June 27, 2022

Group stresses safety differences for farmed and caught fish

Published:  December 5, 2021 Article provided by IAFP:  https://www.foodprotection.org/

June 27, 2022

China reports more than 7,000 outbreaks in 2020

Published:  December 5, 2021 Article provided by IAFP:  https://www.foodprotection.org/

June 27, 2022

Prevalence of Listeria Species and Listeria monocytogenes on Raw Produce Arriving at Frozen Food Manufacturing Facilities

Published:  December 5, 2021 Article provided by IAFP:  https://www.foodprotection.org/

June 27, 2022

President Biden set to nominate Jose Emilio Esteban to head USDA food safety

Published:  December 5, 2021 Article provided by IAFP:  https://www.foodprotection.org/

June 27, 2022

Denmark aims to use education to reduce norovirus risk when dining out

Published:  December 5, 2021 Article provided by IAFP:  https://www.foodprotection.org/

June 27, 2022

European Commission authorizes migratory locust for human consumption

Published:  December 5, 2021 Article provided by IAFP:  https://www.foodprotection.org/

June 27, 2022

GFSI sets first-ever benchmarking requirements to train food safety auditors

Published:  December 5, 2021 Article provided by IAFP:  https://www.foodprotection.org/

June 27, 2022

Sweden assesses impact of climate change on food safety

Published:  December 2, 2021

June 27, 2022

APHIS collaborates on antimicrobial use and resistance study

Published:  December 2, 2021

June 27, 2022

FDA conducting on-site inspections in relation to outbreak from organic spinach

Published:  December 2, 2021

June 27, 2022

Bread packaging error leads to recall in four states

Published:  December 2, 2021

June 27, 2022

Salmonella outbreak case count grows as FDA begins traceback; no food specified

Published:  December 2, 2021

June 27, 2022

Norway checks Listeria controls at salmon producers; finds challenges

Published:  December 2, 2021

June 27, 2022

Detecting Proteins in Their Native Environments – Download the Guide: An In-Cell Alternative to Western Blotting

Published:  December 1, 2021

June 27, 2022

Career Coach -Be The Change You Want To See

Published:  June 24, 2021

June 27, 2022

Prescence of Lm and Sanitation Controls in Cold Smoked Salmon Facilities during FDA Inspections

Published:  June 24, 2021

June 27, 2022

Heterotrophic Plate Counts and Drinking-water Safety The Significance of HPCs for Water Quality and Human Health

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

GMA Checklist for Sanitary Design Evaluations (Low Moisture Foods)

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

AMI Checklist for Sanitary Design Evaluations ( High Moisture Foods)

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

Microbiological quality guide for ready-to-eat foods A guide to interpreting microbiological results

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

Guidelines To Validate Control of Cross-Contamination during Washing of Fresh-Cut Leafy Vegetables

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

Guidance on Environmental Monitoring and Control of Listeria monocytogenes for the Fresh Produce Industry

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

Microorganisms in Foods 2- Sampling for microbiological analysis: Principles and specific applications Second edition ICMSF

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

Remote Swabbing and Microbiological Sampling Tools & Cleaning Validation Coupons

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

Meat Industry Best Practices for the Control of Lm -Canadian Meat Council

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

The Microbial and Quality Properties of Poultry Carcasses Treated with Peracetic Acid as an Antimicrobial Treatment

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

Comparison of intervention technologies for reducing Escherichia coli O157: H7 on beef cuts and trimmings

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

Guidelines for Escherichia coli Testing for Process Control Verification in Cattle and Swine Slaughter Establishments

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

Policy on Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-to-Eat Foods Bureau of Microbial Hazards Food Directorate Health Products and Food Branch

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

Fogging for the disinfection of food processing factories and equipment

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

Listeria monocytogenes in Seafood Processing

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

Fermented nut cheese

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

Destruction of Salmonella enteritidis by High pH and Rapid Chilling During Simulated Commercial Egg Processing

Published: October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

Control of Listeria monocytogenes guidance for the U.S. Dairy Industry

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

Diversity and Control of Spoilage Fungi in Dairy Products: An Update

Published October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

Inactivation of dairy bacteriophages by commercial sanitizers and disinfectants

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

Bacteriophage A latent problem in the cheese industry

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

Sources of Clostridia in Raw Milk on Farms

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

Reducing Contamination Risks of Compressed Air in Food Plants: Benchmarking Good Manufacturing Practices

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

The Enterobacteriaceae and Their Significance To The Food Industry

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

Coliforms, Fecal coliforms, and Enterobacteriaceae as Indicator Organisms

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

Microbiological spoilage and safety risks in non-beer beverages

Published:  October 25, 2020

June 27, 2022

Occurrence of Heat resistant Mold Ascospores in the Beverage Processing Environment: Assessment, Prevention and Elimination

Published:  October 23, 2020

June 27, 2022

Development and Evaluation of Silver Zeolite Antifouling Coatings on Stainless Steel for Food Contact Surfaces

Published:  October 23, 2020

June 27, 2022

Antimicrobial Materials, Coatings and Biomimetic Surfaces with Modified Microtography to Control Microbial Fouling of Product Contact Surfaces within Food Processing Equipment

Published:  October 23, 2020

June 27, 2022

Cleaning and Other Control and Validation Strategies To Prevent Allergen Cross-Contact in Food-Processing Operation

Published:  October 23, 2020

June 27, 2022

Coliform Bacteria – Indicators in Food & Water

Published:  October 20, 2020

June 27, 2022