Food Safety Articles

  • How the Pandemic has Changed How Much we Recycle at Home

    Its hard to believe the U.S. is now in its sixth month of emergency status due to the Covid-19 virus.  A lot has changed during the past six months.  In addition to the incredible health, economic, and social changes in our country, our nation’s supply chain has been drastically altered by the pandemic. Many of us have also had to adjust to new household routines.  Some ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • FSIS Compliance in Food Processing

    Companies producing ready-to-eat meats such as hot dogs, chicken tenders, jerky, or other pre-cooked meat products are required to meet the lethality performance standards set by the FSIS, Food Safety & Inspection Service. Lethality is a process that ensures a reduction of foodborne pathogens like salmonella. Lethality is done by log lethality, which refers to the relative number of microbes ...


    By MadgeTech, Inc.

  • How to Sanitize to Prevent COVID-19 - and Decontaminate After Exposure

    Every industry is struggling to keep up with the constant changes caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. These are unprecedented times with unique problems. One constant in this torrent of new challenges is that safety is priority one right now. Food manufacturers are a critical element of the food supply chain in the U.S. and have had to stay open during the outbreak. The ramifications of having to ...

  • What is Electrolysed Water?

    Electrolysed water is produced by the electrolysis of ordinary tap water containing dissolved salt (sodium chloride) to produce a solution of hypochlorous acid (HOCI) which can then be used as a ...

  • Facing hazards in the fast-paced food industry

    The food & drink industry is the largest manufacturing sector in the UK, contributing more than £28bn to the economy every year. This industry and its employees face increased demand from a constantly growing population. As pressure to escalate production increases, the industry cannot afford to neglect the safety of its workers. Food processing and manufacturing facilities must be kept ...

  • Eliminating Front Loader Costs

    How Front Loaders Keep Operational Costs High and How Automated Storage Can Address the Issue Front end loaders, front loaders, bucket loaders—whatever call them, they’re are a common sight in industrial operations with bulk feed processes. It’s understandable while so many operations purchase these machines: for decades they provided an economic solution for managing ...

  • Three Predictions for the New Normal

    As restaurants and retailers begin reopening across the country, we have been reflecting on how our “new normal” in a pandemic-wary world will change the ways in which our food service and retail customers act.  For our typical users, who are focused on facilities maintenance, energy consumption, or food safety and product quality, three themes are surfacing: Less tolerance for ...


    By Powerhouse Dynamics

  • Getting Ready to Re-open; What can be Done to Minimize Risks?

    Restaurants are being allowed to re-open in many parts of the country, typically with some level of restriction that may vary widely from state to state.  In my home state of Massachusetts, one of the hardest hit by COVID-19, restaurants have been able to re-open as of last week – for outdoor dining only. Texas is starting phase 3 of its re-opening, with restaurants now allowed to ...


    By Powerhouse Dynamics

  • How Can Data Loggers Help Save Your Company Money?

    Data loggers are electronic devices designed to record one or more variables of physical characteristics found in a specific environment. Usually, data loggers are compact, battery-powered, portable devices that can save companies a significant amount of money by monitoring these certain variables. Whether it’s a small business or a large, data loggers can suit the needs of any company in ...


    By MadgeTech, Inc.

  • Measurement of Trace Elements in Fruit Juice and Various Food Matrices Using Ultrasonic Nebulization with ICP-AES Detection

    Consumers have become more concerned about the levels of potentially toxic trace elements such as arsenic, cadmium, and lead in beverages and food. Of specific concern are products intended for consumption by children. Reliable and precise methods of food analysis are important to maintain the safety of the food supply. In addition, accurate data is necessary to comply with food labeling ...


    By Teledyne CETAC Technologies

  • Interview with Pumps Africa Magazine: Solutions To Food Security and Clean Water in Africa

    Africa’s water scarcity is not necessarily caused by a physical lack of water. In fact, much of the region is generally considered to suffer from what’s called “economic water scarcity,” which means that investments in water resources and relevant human capacity are not substantial enough to meet water demands in an area where the population does not have the financial ...

  • Interview with Pumps Africa: Solutions to Food Security and Clean Water in Africa

    Africa’s water scarcity is not necessarily caused by a physical lack of water. In fact, much of the region ...

  • What you need to know about PFAS

    If you’ve paid any attention to the news over the past couple of years, you’ve probably become increasingly aware of one of the hottest topics in the water sector: PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. The ongoing discourse around PFAS brings up many questions about what they are exactly, how concerned we should be about them, and how they even get into our waterways, food and ...

  • Air pollution control regulations and possible damage to the food chain

    According to the UN report, the application of scrubbers to reduce air pollution may cause an increase of particulate pollutants discharged into the sea. To be more precise, the International Maritime Organization claims that new air pollution control regulations introduced earlier this year could damage people by contaminating fish and crustaceans with toxins. The thing is that at the moment ...


    By Optromix, Inc.

  • Unconventional fuels are the future of the waste industry

    The concept of Waste-to-Energy (WtE) isn’t a new one – it’s been around for many years – but with an increasing focus on the environmental agenda from the Government and businesses, 2019 has been an important time for innovations in this arena. Our MD, Simon Webb, recently spoke to The Energy-from-Waste Network about the ...


    By Tidy Planet Limited

  • Does reducing food waste also improve your bottom line?

    Food waste typically refers to food that has completed the food supply chain up to a final product, is of good quality and within the ‘use by’ date, but that still doesn’t get consumed. This will usually take place within the retail and consumption stages in the food supply chain. Reducing food waste and improving the management of its disposal can positively impact your company ...

  • Food Safety Testing Market Analysis 2018-2025

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  • What Temperature Does Mold Grow in a House?

    Mold is a dangerous contaminant. It not only affects your health and that of your loved ones, but it can significantly lower the value of your property. Therefore, if you notice any signs of mold, you should immediately get rid of it. But, there are some ...


    By FDP Mold Remediation

  • Controlling and monitoring Malaysia’s largest water distribution network - Case Study

    Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (SYABAS) in Malaysia is the sole water distribution company supplying water to industrial and domestic users in the state of Selangor and the federal territories of Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya. SYABAS relies heavily on a network of TBox remote telemetry units (RTU) relaying information to their SCADA system to provide real-time monitoring and control of ...

  • Quality Matters: Why A Healthy Lifestyle Relies On Effective Supply Chain Management

    The end of the year is nigh. Less than a month to go until we barrel into 2020 and, to quote one of Sweden’s finest musical exports, we are approaching the final countdown. This is always a difficult time of year for companies. There is a delicate balance to be struck during the holiday season, especially when it comes to maintaining quality standards in the workplace. Employees might be ...


    By EtQ, LLC

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