A food safety plan is important in any food business. The Food Safety Modernization Act in America now enforces companies to make plans to prevent intentional adulteration. Such acts, while not likely to occur, could cause illness, death, economic disruption of
Sydney South has been faced by some crazy food safety scandals in the past half year. Hailing from this end of town, I was shocked to find that my favourite shopping centre, Miranda Westfield, was going through some turbulent times.
It has been a while since our last International Food Safety Round Up… almost four months to be exact! Check out what countries around the globe are up to in terms of food safety.
If you think that a bout of food poisoning is just a bit of vomiting and diarrhoea, then you may be in for a bit of a shock. Studies are now showing that even a mild case of food poisoning
Product development is a huge part in advancing your business. But when you introduce or modify products, it is important to make sure the end product meets all food safety standards. This can fall through the cracks, especially with modified
Not many people will think that reptiles and food safety are linked. But new research has shown that this might just be the case.
Many in the food industry know the importance of implementing HACCP in their business. These Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point helps control and identify the hazards that might occur in the food production process. It also places stringent actions to
Wives’ tales run rampant in the world of food safety. But let’s clear the air and bust those that are only hearsay and figure out, once and for all, what is true and what is not. The Food Safety Myths
Winter is fast approaching us! Not everyone may know but there are foods that one should avoid during the colder climates. Read on to see what they are.
A lot of young parents use baby wipes as their saving grace. Just with a simple wipe, a kid’s hands will be clean enough for them to eat food! But a research done in the in the United States says
Since early this year, Australia has been burdened by a listeria outbreak. The cause of the situation is caused by bacteria entering rockmelon. What is the latest development in this issue? Read on to find out more.
We all have our own ideas about dangerous foods. Most of us jump to the ideas of exotic foods during our travels but in reality, this is not the case. The following list was made considering poisonous produce and hygienically
From a very early age, hand washing is instilled into us as of utmost importance. It keeps the germs off and stops it from spreading. ‘Wash your hands after you sneeze,’ my mother always says. But are we simply over
Compressed air systems are important in up-keeping food safety. It is a key utility supporting the food packaging and food processing industries by many in the Westernised world. By keeping this system clean, it can help make all types of
Food safety is something that we know needs to be upheld for any food business. But with so many different tips and suggestions, what are the best ones to follow? And what ones can you easily take home to apply
Pregnancy hormones can lower a woman’s immune system to the point that infections and diseases that she would normally fight off can have much more serious consequences. When talking about food poisoning, the two main culprits are listeria (Listeria monocytogenes)
It is really important that a food safety audit is passed for a food business. Of any sort. One way to improve this is to create a stronger food safety culture. This week’s web seminar looks at changing your company’s
Waste is something that has become a forefront issue for many industries. For the food industry, what does reducing the rubbish in your food business look like? This week’s web seminar looks at this issue. It also delves into how
There has been a very severe case of hepatitis A infection spread around the United States. It has now been confirmed that almost 150 people have contracted the virus. The state of Kentucky reported its first death in the outbreak
Pesticides are a common thing in a lot farms nowadays. It protects the harvest from pests from infecting the crops and also ensures good-looking final products. However, a recent research in Europe has banned a particular pesticide because it puts