Food Safety

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TALK SHOP | Simplify your Pathogen Testing, Amplify your confidence

By Food Focus on 12 April 2021

Pathogens are a real threat to public health and to any business. Consumers trust food companies to deliver safe, quality foods every day. 3M created a fast, simpler detection method that meets this need and so much more.

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FRIDAY FOOD SAFETY FUNDAMENTALS | You have your COA now what's next?

By Food Focus on 11 April 2021

VIEW THE RECORDING: We are often asked how a food supplier can gain access to the retail markets. In this Friday Fundamental, we chatted about the journey to retail readiness, specifically around food safety.

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WEBINAR | Brucellosis and TB - the importance of zoonoses in dairy

By Food Focus on 07 April 2021

VIEW THE RECORDING: Zoonoses (transmission of disease or infection from animals to humans) is a reality and not a myth. Brucellosis and Tuberculosis (TB) is widespread across South Africa and poses a real risk to animals and humans.

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The specific challenges facing restaurants and food retailers in times of crisis

By Testo South Africa SANAS Calibration Lab JHB on 06 April 2021

The COVID-19 outbreak is turning the world upside down. COVID-19 is forcing all companies to question and adapt previously established working methods. Due to the global scale of the pandemic, all over the world companies both large and small are having to make swift and sometime

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WEBINAR | The dairy industry under the looking glass

By Food Focus on 09 March 2021

VIEW THE RECORDING: The importance of control over milk as a perishable food needs no emphasis. Most people are aware of the enormous wastage that can occur because of the high perishability of fresh dairy products unless effectively and hygienically produced, processed and handl

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WEBINAR | Effect of Bacteriophages in reduction of Salmonella

By Food Focus on 09 March 2021

VIEW THE RECORDING: This webinar gives the results of the trial conducted in SA on 3 million chickens. This was to scientifically prove the efficacy of bacteriophages fo1a and s16 in the reduction of salmonella on chicken carcasses in the processing setting.

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How does resistance to disinfectants happen? We're on the road to answering the question

By Guest Author on 05 March 2021

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on our lives. One effect that could yet be seen might be the development of bacterial resistance to disinfectants, as a result of the overuse of substandard disinfectants.

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WEBINAR | Keeping food safe, sustainable and socially responsible

By Food Focus on 02 March 2021

VIEW THE RECORDING: Farming practices have developed technologically in recent times and good agricultural practices have become increasingly stringent to ensure food safety. But this is not enough. Customers are requiring the farming sector to demonstrate ethical and environment

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WEBINAR | The Fundamentals of Bacteriophage Technology

By Linda Jackson on 26 February 2021

WATCH THE RECORDING: This is the first of 4 webinars that will explore the science and application of bacteriophage (phage) technology as a tool to kill pathogens of concern and help food processors mitigate food safety risks.

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FRIDAY FOOD SAFETY FUNDAMENTALS | How to become a food safety auditor

By Linda Jackson on 23 February 2021

Listen to the recording: How to become a food safety auditor? Linda and Adele chatted with some real-life auditors about their journeys.

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By Linda Jackson on 15 February 2021

We talk HACCP SANS 10330:2020 We chatted about the new requirements and what it means to you if you have FSSC 22000 or are embarking on supplying the retailers.

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By Linda Jackson on 08 February 2021

Join Adele Krogh and Linda Jackson and view the recording of the launch of Friday Food Safety Fundamentals.

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WEBINAR | Cannabis infused foods - a legal update and perspective

By Food Focus on 05 February 2021

View the recording of this webinar: As the haze of 2020 leaves us, it is a good time to refresh our memories on the current status of the new legislation for the use of cannabis in foods. We chatted to Janusz Luterek about this. While we had him on the line, we chat about the le

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Preparing for Your First Remote Audit? Everything You Should Know

By Guest Author on 22 January 2021

From understanding the concept and its benefits to tips for working with remote auditors, here’s a step-by-step guide to the process.

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The Ultimate All-Meat Doneness Guide (With Times And Temperatures)

By Guest Author on 13 January 2021

Cooking meat on the grill is one of life’s top-tier satisfactions. Not only is it fun and absorbing to do, the results, if you get them right, enhance your day, your week, even your life as a whole. The perfect cut, perfectly cooked, is the stuff of legend.

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SANAS issues guidance on the transition arrangements for SANS 10330:2020

By Linda Jackson on 08 January 2021

On the 5th February 2020, the SABS Technical Committee, SABS TC 034/SC17 approved the publication of SANS 10330:2020 Edition 3 on Food safety management ― Requirements for a food safety system based on prerequisite programmes and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP)

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How to make sure you know exactly what is going on in your thermal processes for food safety

By Testo South Africa SANAS Calibration Lab JHB on 10 December 2020

We use processes in the food industry to enhance the quality and safety of processed foodstuffs. For these processes to be effective, they have to operate within critical limits.

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How can I make my food safety training more effective?

By Linda Jackson on 01 December 2020

How can I make my food safety training more effective?

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FDA joins with groups in another study about the contamination of leafy greens

By Guest Author on 26 November 2020

On the heels on multiple outbreaks this past year and currently amid three mystery outbreaks, the FDA along with growers, researchers and other entities in California have announced a multi-year study to enhance food safety through a better understanding of human pathogens in the

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Researchers Explore Produce Distribution Centers as Contamination Sources

By Guest Author on 25 November 2020

The Center for Produce Safety is funding a study that examines the environmental microbial risks linked with vented produce in distribution centers.

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