food safety information Articles

  • 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 ...

  • Straining to catch up: China's food safety regime in disequilibrium

    The rapid pace of both economic growth and transition from a command to market economy has required a major restructuring of food safety institutions in the People's Republic of China (PRC). The institutional transformation has consistently lagged behind the changes demanded by economic transformation. The declining ability to control both information and integration into the global food economy ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Bioethics: perceptions of biotechnology and policy implications

    Modern biotechnology has already had a great impact on medicine and agriculture. It is important to see these benefits and risks in an international way because the world is becoming smaller and ever more interdependent. Overall, most people in industrialised countries perceive more benefit than harm from science and believe that improved quality of life depends on scientific knowledge. This ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • 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 Review in the State of Kuwait as a part of Arab Gulf Area

    The Food Safety Review (FSR) is a partnership between industry, government, academia, and the consumer. The reason for our review is to increase consistency among local health departments and their interpretations of the state food service rules. The mission of the FSR is to work in partnership with the Department of Health in developing advisory technical interpretations of the state food ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • An In-Home Video Study and Questionnaire Survey of Food Preparation, Kitchen Sanitation, and Hand Washing Practices

    Foodborne illnesses pose a problem to all individuals but are especially significant for infants, the elderly, and individuals with compromised immune systems. Personal hygiene is recognized as the number-one way people can lower their risk. The majority of meals in the U.S. are eaten at home. Little is known, however, about the actual application of personal hygiene and sanitation behaviors in ...

  • Thomas produce – protected since 2005 - case study

    Independent Lab Certifies Food Safety With BirdBuffer We are happy to report that after having the Bird Buffer System operational for several months, we have eliminated the roosting 100% and have gotten rid of the last 10% of birds. We passed our Food Safety Inspection. The Primus Lab inspector reported, “All areas of the facility are protected from the presence of birds with a very ...


    By BirdBuffer, LLC

  • New White Paper Explains How to Improve Safety Inspection of Pumped Food Lines

    A wide range of processed food passes through pipelines everyday, from meat and poultry to dairy products, and fruit and vegetables to confectionery. However, contamination detection in pumped products can prove challenging. Safeline X-ray's brand-new white paper entitled "Improving Food Safety Inspection of Pumped Products" explains how metal detection and x-ray pipeline inspection ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • In an Ideal World

    In an Ideal World Food Safety Assessment In an ideal world, complete and accurate food consumption survey data would be available, compiled with full information at the individual eating event level. For every food specified in an eating event, the food brand and packaging type would also be specified. For each food brand, information would be available on concentration levels of all ...


    By Creme Global

  • Role of Public Parks/Gardens in attracting domestic tourists

    This is the ninth issue of TOURISMOS, starting its fifth year of publication (volume five). In the previous eight issues, our multidisciplinary journal aimed at justifying the rationale behind introducing yet another journal in tourism academic studies. Capitalising on this effort, we now focus on furthering our scope and consolidating our position in both conceptual developments and practical ...

  • Handling Bulk Foods? Inspecting Them Can Save You Money

    A new white paper from Mettler-Toledo explains how bulk food inspection systems can protect consumers and minimise the risk of expensive product recalls by eliminating physical contaminants. Bulk food product inspection systems are specifically designed to inspect a wide range of loose, bulk foods at various stages of the production process. Despite frequently inspecting loose ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • 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

  • The Real World

    The Real World Food Safety Assessment As outlined in our Ideal World Article, it is not feasible or even possible to have a complete food consumption data set which records every single ingredient or chemical. It is especially not possible to have an up-to-date one, since food consumption habits and compositions are changing constantly and food surveys are carried out infrequently due to ...


    By Creme Global

  • Hot Source: Supply Chain Risk Management, EU Food Labelling Regulations, Live Cockroach Traps and More

    Supply chain management remains at the top of the Hot Source agenda Some of the key findings of SGS’s global industry survey on “Supply Chain Risk Management: How vulnerable is your supply chain”, completed by industries in 48 different countries, have been included in this issue. A full account of our survey results will be included in a new white paper, ...


    By SGS

  • European Court of Justice Dismisses Case Regarding Confidential Treatment of Information Submitted to EFSA

    On June 3, 2015, the General Court of the European Court of Justice issued a ruling in Luxembourg Pamol (Cyprus) Ltd. and Luxembourg Industries ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Food security: its components and challenges

    Food security relates directly to nutrition and health. Typically food security is thought of as being related to availability and access of foodstuffs. Yet, the threat to food security also lies with urbanisation, income disparity, overpopulation, ecosystem degradation, animal health, and food wholesomeness. Food wholesomeness is also an important aspect of nutrition. Wholesomeness is monitored ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Enumeration of salmonella bacteria in food and feed samples by real-time pcr for quantitative microbial risk assessment

    Quantitative microbial risk assessment (QMRA) is an important approach for food safety in which risk and factors that influence food safety are identified. The goal is to provide an estimate of the level of illness that a pathogen can cause in a given population (13). For QMRA, there is a need for microbiological methods that generate ...

  • 2016 Food Safety Microbiology Seminar and Life Sciences Vendor Showcase

    Food Safety Microbiology Seminar & Life Science Vendor showcase Registration RSVP Microbe Inotech Laboratories, Inc. (MiL) presents a seminar on various topics related to microbiology typically twice a year and has been doing so for many years now.  These Seminars have focused on food ...

  • Assessing Food Safety Training Needs of Environmental Health Specialists in the U.S.: Focus Group Summary

    As part of a U.S. Department of Agriculture Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service grant, six focus group sessions on the topic of food safety education and training were held June 24, 2008, at NEHA’s Annual Educational Conference & Exhibition in Tucson, Arizona. A total of 30 participants attended one of the six 50-minute sessions. Participants were NEHA conference ...

  • 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

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