Webinar: Risk Assessment and Testing for Chemical Hazards

Every day it seems like a new chemical makes the news as a risk in food and water. As a Quality Assurance Manager in the food industry, how should we document that we are aware of these chemical hazards, conduct a risk assessment for our foods and processes, and then design a testing plan to assure we are making safe food. Do these so-called “forever chemicals” like PFAs require a different approach to risk assessment and testing? Join us to learn about regulatory developments, risk assessment for ingredients, water and processing in regards to HACCP plans and testing methodologies to minimize risk in food and water.

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The Importance of Food Safety Auditing

By Jennifer Lott
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To begin to understand the importance of food safety auditing, it is essential to know what a food safety standard comprises in terms of auditing. Food safety standards are a set of rules and regulations established by regulatory agencies, such as FDA (21CFR117), international organizations, i.e., World Health Organization (WHO) or Global Food Safety Initiative…

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Food Traceability and Authentication in the AI Era

By Maria-Eleni Dimitrakopoulou
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Food traceability provides comprehensive information about a product’s history and origin, facilitating efficient recalls and supply chain management. However, distinct types of food fraud, such as concealment, counterfeit, and mislabelling, pose significant challenges. The integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and new regulatory measures, like the FDA’s traceability rule, enhance food safety and authenticity, fostering a more transparent and reliable food supply chain.

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