You may have recently heard this story about a girl who tragically died from an allergic response to peanut allergen – from something her boyfriend consumed. It was a shock to her family. Food allergies are a very serious matter and can often take people by surprise. The risk becomes even greater when the consumer
The Food Safety Modernization (FSMA) act will go into effect the beginning of September 2016, and these rules will impact food safety programs for the next two to three years, depending on the company size and revenue. For companies who are currently certified by a GFSI benchmarked scheme, and those who are pursuing such certification,
Schneider Industries is offering an online only auction of equipment from a McKenzie Cranberries plant that has closed. The auction sale ends July 19th. McKenzie Cranberries processes infused berries with sugar solution and dried, and packaged them. To view a list of processing equipment available for bidding, please click here.
The recent winter’s rains may have provided some relief from the drought, but the implementation of the Produce Safety Rule under FSMA will introduce a new water issue for food growers. Under this regulation, FDA has established water quality and testing provisions for agriculture. “agricultural water is estimated to be the most important pathway of