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.
Food Processors Respond to Product Traceability With NGO Solutions
While a more responsive track-and-trace system is mandated under FSMA, processors are looking to private, nongovernmental organizations for technology and software solutions.