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Video: How to Build a Risk & Compliance Model for Your FSMS

It is important to have a sound Food Safety Management System (FSMS). According to the International Standard ISO 22003, FSMS is defined as a set of interrelated elements that establish policy and objectives. With the aim to achieve objectives some

Video: Determining Detectability of Detectable Products

Detectable products can help business discover a contamination in their product. After the strawberry needle scandal that plagued Australia last month (read more here), we all need this reminder. This web seminar will help food businesses figure out what product

Do You Know Summer Food Safety? Part 2

Nothing says ‘Aussie summer’ than throwing a barbie. But the rising thermostat can cause bacterial growth in our food. Without the proper food safety procedures, it can lead to foodborne illneses! In the second part of the Summer Food Safety

Do You Know Summer Food Safety? Part 1

Summer is fast approaching down under! I just returned from a holiday in Iceland and believe me, I am beginning to feel the heat. And I don’t like it! Our food is something that also doesn’t like the heat. In

Food Recall: Sewing Needles in Strawberries

An urgent food recall was made on strawberries sold in Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales. Unless you have been a social media blackout, I’m sure you would have heard about this story by now.

Defining Common Health Terms: Low Fat 101

Low fat is probably one of the most common phrases used when people discuss a healthy diet. But what does this term actually mean? And is it as useful as society believes it to be.

Defining Common Health Terms: Low GI 101

The term Low GI has been thrown around a lot recently. From food blogs to insta-mums, everyone likes to say that a low GI diet is the way to go! But is it really as useful as they make it

Video: FSSC 22000 version 4 – Management of Purchased Services

FSSC 22000 is now in place! FSSC (Food Safety System Certification) 22000 is fully recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and is based on existing ISO Standards. This certification provides a framework for effectively managing your organization’s food

Defining Common Health Terms: Organic 101

Earlier this week we talked about healthy buzzwords that are being used (click here to see it). This post will explore one such buzzword: organic. In a world where additives are used in most food production, many people find going

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