Food Safety Exchange

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News

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    Why Confidential Reporting Is Important

    The Coronavirus pandemic poses challenges and risks to the entire food supply chain. On one hand, restricted working conditions have an impact on the productivity in food production plants, on the other hand, demand for food has increased strongly. In order to meet the increased demand, food manufacturers often find themselves forced to manage their production with fewer employees and still maintain productivity levels. The BRCGS states that the...
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    BRCGS Publishes Statement About Certificate Extension PLUS

    There are still travel and work restrictions in place in many countries due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. As a result, many audits cannot be carried out, either because the sites are not able ...
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    BRCGS Publishes Position Statement on Onsite Audits Post Covid-19 Lockdown

    In the past months, many on-site audits couldn't be performed due to travel restrictions. Now some borders are reopening and travel restrictions are being lifted. But as the lockdown is eased in many...
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    Fifteen Point Checklist for Food Manufacturing Sites

    This is a non-exhaustive very high level summary of the 13 page guidance document Managing Food Safety during Covid-19 published by BRCGS: 1. Establish a defined team to manage the Covid-19 response;...

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    What Is Hygienic Design, Anyway?

    What exactly goes into designing hygienic production equipment? More specifically, what goes into designing production equipment for use in harsh environments using harsh detergents? Wouldn't it be great if there were some sort of guide covering the principles of hygienic design? Yes, as it turns out, it would be. We cover everything to take into consideration when looking at production equipment designed for hygienic production environments i...
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    X-ray Inspection of Food: Is it safe?

    Radiation is a part of our everyday life. However, when it comes to the x-ray inspection of food, many consumers are concerned about the possible harmful effects of x-rays on food safety and quality....
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    What Is Calibration?

    There is an important distinction between calibration and adjustment. Calibration is about developing an understanding of a measurement device and how it behaves. If it does not behave as it should, ...
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    Hints and Tips for Better Density Measurements

    How Can Digital Density Meters Improve Density Measurements? Density measurements offer a fast, easy method for the analysis of liquids, but are subject to various sources of error. Care must be take...

Videos

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    On-demand Webinar: Better Moisture Determination

    This webinar covers everything you need to know to help you select the best method of moisture analysis, and most appropriate analyzer, for your applications and workflow.
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    How to Deal with Waste in a Production Environment

    Waste has become a large topic when it comes to food production. Of course, there are many different types of waste to consider - product waste, wasted time, wasted money or wasted resources are just...
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    How to Optimize Lab Processes Using Lean Laboratory - Part 1

    Lean manufacturing principles are increasingly being adopted in the laboratory environment. If Lean Laboratory is properly implemented, the results can be impressive, delivering simpler workflows and...
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    On-demand Webinar: How to Calibrate pH

    Proper Calibration Ensures Accurate pH Measurement Accurate pH measurement is essential for a wide range of laboratory workflows and applications. Choosing the right equipment is just the first step;...

Events

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    International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference and Exhibition 2020

    Powder & Bulk Solids is North America's largest bulk processing event bringing the processing community together since 1976. The event which is commonly known as the Powder Show takes place from 6th – 8th October 2020 in Rosemont, Illinois. This year, the Powder Show welcomes more than 3,000 industry professionals and 400 suppliers from more than 30 countries. The event offers networking opportunities, the presentation of cutting-edge techno...