Food safety management

Delivering a food safety culture

Sterling Crew, Vice President IFST and Head of Technical at Kolak Snack Foods Ltd, explains the importance of developing a positive food safety culture.

Salmonella control from farm to fork

Dr Steven C Ricke of the Center for Food Safety at the University of Arkansas looks at past and present strategies for detecting and controlling Salmonella in food production.

Food Safety – a global view

BRC Global Standards, the world’s biggest provider of safety and quality Standards for the manufacture of safe, legal and quality products, has recently published a report entitled ‘Food Safety – a global view’.

Keeping birds at bay in food production facilities – some net results

Dave Maxwell examines the often emotive issue of bird control in food manufacturing facilities, and the potential consequences of failing to prevent avian contamination

Horsemeat scandal shows how cost-cutting led to risk-taking in global food supply chain

Eric Smith, Head of Food Safety for crisis management assistance company red24, explores the repercussions of cost-cutting in the food supply chain in the wake of the horsemeat case

 

IFST Members engage in horsemeat discussion

The IFST ‘Members’ only’ sites have seen some lively discussion on diverse horsemeat issues, some of which are mentioned below.

Risk management on the food production line

Food Safety Management Systems: their availability and maintenance among food industries in Ghana

Patricia Foriwaa Ababio, Doreen Dedo and Vida Commey survey the availability and use of different food safety management systems amongst food manufacturing and food service operators across Ghana

Listeria control – a result of good hygienic practices?

Karen Middleton, Sector Specialist, Diversey (now a part of Sealed Air) reviews the many factors to consider in managing Listeria in the food processing environment

EFSA launches new risk communications guidelines

As part of a joint initiative with national food safety agencies, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published new risk communications Guidelines: ‘When Food is Cooking up a Storm – Proven Recipes for Risk Communications’.



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