One-Two Punch: Inspections and Audits
This summer's China meat scandal underscores the need for both approaches.
Are Food Processors in Audit Overload?
Tougher and more stringent independent audits are an important tool in upgrading food-safety systems worldwide, but they are no panacea for the issues industry faces.
The Water Paradox: Plant Safety and Sanitation in a Wet Environment
Water is the primary ingredient in virtually all beverages, but process water can create as many problems as it solves. Using less water is the solution — except when it's not.
Pasteurization Without the Heat
Cold pasteurization may be a regulatory non-starter, but kinder, gentler treatments are being commercialized, providing processors alternatives to conventional thermal treatments.