food safety Articles

  • Food safety issues in the irradiation of foods

    Food safety issues have become the most important focus in the field of nutrition today. After the discovery of X-rays and radioactivity, researchers found that exposure of foods to this radiation could kill some of the bacteria in it. Food irradiation is an additional method to increase the safety of foods. The objectives of this work are to study the safety aspects of the irradiation of foods, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Food safety - in everyone’s interests

    In the UK today, there had never been such intense scrutiny of the food we eat, where it came from, how it got there, how it was packaged, prepared, cooked and presented. Everyone wants to know- the whole supply chain, the press, and especially the consumer. Concerns for food safety, and increasingly food security, have resulted in legal action on a scale not previously seen. Recent headlines ...


    By IMSM Ltd

  • Food Safety with a Side of ROI

    Ken’s Foods invests in wastewater processing system and serves up efficiency and dependability in the process. What started out as a signature dish in a restaurant more than 65 years ago has today become a company with over 400 varieties of salad dressings and sauces. When Ken’s Steakhouse began in 1941, the owners were in search of a special salad and dressing to go with their steaks. ...


    By World Water Works, Inc.

  • Reduced Emissions for Landfill Gas Installations

    The use of landfill gas as a source of renewable energy is increasing. For environmental and safety reasons, the owners of the waste storage sites have to strictly monitor and control the construction, operations, and emissions generated. Sulzer offers solutions to control these emissions within the limits given by the government. Landfill gas is similar to natural gas, but it is created by ...


    By Sulzer

  • Food Safety Certification for Smaller Businesses

    Bringing food safety certification to smaller, less well developed, operations, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has developed the Global Markets Programme, in line with Issue 7 of its Global Standard for Food Safety. It is recognised that it takes extensive time and investment to develop the food safety culture needed to meet the Global Standard for Food Safety requirements and achieve ...


    By SGS

  • What is Probabilistic Food Safety Exposure

    What is Probabilistic Food Safety Exposure Assessment? There are a myriad of chemicals in food products consumed by populations. Each chemical in its own right may not be harmful to the population, but in combination with other chemicals, there may be risk of high levels of exposure to potentially harmful substances. An effective probabilistic exposure assessment needs to handle the ...


    By Creme Global

  • Differences in household attitudes on food defence and food safety: an international comparison

    This paper reports results from a large, six-nation, internet-based survey of consumer attitudes toward food safety and food defence administered during the fall of 2008. Responses were obtained from separate samples of approximately 1,000 each in Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, the UK, and the USA. Food defence was generally a greater concern, and respondents were less confident that their food ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Food Safety Education for Arabic Speakers in the Food Service Industry

    The purpose of this paper is to present an overview of why food safety information based on U.S. standards is needed in a much wider array of languages. Arabic speakers, a small but significant population within the food service community, will be used as an illustrative example of the need for food safety information in other ...

  • Amyloid fibrils: potential food safety implications

    The demonstration of oral Amyloid-A (AA) fibril transmissibility has raised food safety questions about the consumption of amyloidotic viscera. In a presumed prion-like mechanism, amyloid fibrils have been shown to trigger and accelerate the development of AA amyloidosis in rodent models. The finding of amyloid fibrils in edible avian and mammalian food animal tissues, combined with the inability ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The Safety of Genetically Modified Foods Produced through Biotechnology

    Executive Summary The Society of Toxicology (SOT) is committed to protecting and enhancing human, animal, and environmental health through the sound application of the fundamental principles of the science of toxicology. It is with this goal in mind that the SOT defines here its current consensus position on the safety of foods produced through biotechnology ...


    By Oxford University Press

  • Survey of food safety behaviour in Nevada child caregivers

    We assessed the food safety practices of supervisors in Nevada childcare facilities. Although caregivers have a basic understanding of food safety, specific concerns exist, e.g. 32% of facilities indicated that they prepare food for others when experiencing diarrhoea and 51% indicated a little to no knowledge of hazard analysis and critical control point system guidelines. We found that people ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The Essential Guide to the Food Safety Modernization Act

    The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will fundamentally reshape the climate of food safety in America and around the world. It will also radically change how most food and beverage companies do business. While the Act hasn't been fully rolled out, businesses have been provided a number of clues that tell us how it will take shape. In this exclusive ebook we’ll cover: Why FSMA was ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Restaurant Inspection Frequency and Food Safety Compliance

    Although food premises are regularly inspected, little information is available on the effect of inspections on compliance records, particularly with respect to the impact of the frequency of inspection on compliance. The following presents the outcome of a study designed to assess the impact of increased inspection frequency on compliance measures in Hamilton, Ontario, in the absence of any ...

  • Food Safety Educational Intervention Positively Influences College Students’ Food Safety Attitudes, Beliefs, Knowledge, and Self-Reported Practices

    In this study, the authors evaluated college students’ food safety attitudes, beliefs, knowledge, and self-reported practices and explored whether these variables were positively influenced by educational intervention. Students (n = 59), were mostly seniors, health or non-health majors, and responsible for meal preparation. Subjects completed a food safety questionnaire (FSQ) prior to ...

  • News on Food 2013, Volume 1: Food Safety and Food Chemistry of Fat Matrices

    Analytical testing is used in the production of worldwide food supply from raw materials and ingredients, to finished and packaged goods. This testing primarily serves two purposes: to determine nutritional value and quality, and to guarantee safety. Sigma-Aldrich®, through its Supelco® and Fluka® brands, is very active in product development for food and beverage analysis. ...


    By Sigma-Aldrich Co., LLC

  • Food For Thought

    As Fleet Manager for Tanktransport Thys, Sven Beeusaert is responsible for ensuring that the company's rolling stock meets the edicts of the new Euro 6 regulation. Beeusaert's job has been made easier with the installation of Mouvex® B200 Series Flow Control Screw Compressors, which help bring a truck's weight within the recommended limits of the Euro 6 standard, while also being a more ...


    By MOUVEX

  • Surveying the Food Safety Training Needs of Environmental Health Specialists in the U.S.

    The ultimate responsibility to produce and process safe foods at the retail level lies with the operator. The high percentage of establishments found to be out of compliance with food safety standards, however, suggests that the retail food service industry needs help. Many regulators offer help in the form of food safety training and education. An online survey of food safety education and ...

  • Improvement of food safety for older adults participating in congregate meal sites

    The elderly population in the USA is rapidly growing and is expected to reach 72 million people by 2030, more than double the number in 2000. Older adults are more likely than younger adults to contract foodborne illness and therefore they experience more health complications from food contamination. As the elderly population increases, the number of participants in government–sponsored ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The precautionary principle: torn between biodiversity, environment-related food safety and the WTO

    At the WTO, the precautionary principle/approach is considered as a protectionary mechanism, i.e. and alleged justification for potentially WTO-illegal trade restrictions. This article presents a survey of some pronouncements of the WTO's Dispute Settlement Body including two case studies at opposite ends of the spectrum with regard to the operationalisation of the PP. The Cartagena Protocol on ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Food Safety Education: Child-to-Parent Instruction in an Immigrant Population

    A quasi-experimental pretest-posttest design was used to examine increases in food handling knowledge among eastern European refugee restaurant candidates as a result of educational material taught either by the employee’s child or the Salt Lake Valley Health Department. Participants were nonrandomly assigned to a study (n = 15) or control group (n = 17). The study group was taught by ...

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