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Articles in Food Safety

Food safety is a scientific discipline describing handling, preparation, and storage of food in ways that prevent food-borne illness. The occurrence of two or more cases of a similar illnesses resulting from the ingestion of a common food is known as a food-borne disease outbreak. This includes a number of routines that should be followed to avoid potential health hazards. In this way food safety often overlaps with food defense to prevent harm to consumers. 

Lloyd’s Register addresses future of food audits at IFST 2018

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The global food supply chain is evolving through greater transparency driven by consumer demand, new regulations such as FSMA, advances in technology and new products and services. ... Read full article

Countdown to GFSC 2018 Tokyo; how seafood assurance helps deliver safe food for consumers everywhere

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With the theme for this year’s conference being ‘Safe food for consumers everywhere’ Lloyd’s Register (LR) will be showcasing their range of assurance solutions, which they currently deliver ... Read full article

HOT SOURCE ISSUE 17: FESTIVE FOODS, FSSC 22000 UPDATES, EU FOOD WASTE GUIDELINES AND MORE

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As 2017 draws to a close, religious festivals and celebrations abound. From Halloween and Thanksgiving, to Christmas and New Year, the scope for food safety failures increases significantly. We look at some of the most common hot, cold, pre-cooked an... Read full article

WHAT’S NEW IN FSSC 22000 VERSION 4.1?

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At the beginning of 2017 the Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) Foundation released the latest update to its enormously successful food safety standard FSSC 22000. A woman holding a catering tray The standard was released to bring what has b... Read full article

SGS ACHIEVES UKAS ACCREDITATION FOR FSSC 22000 VERSION 4 1

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SGS is now an accredited Certification Body for the FSSC 22000 Standard version 4.1 with trained auditors in all regions of the world. Mexican food being prepared Published in 2016, the FSSC 22000 Standard version 4.1 is the first standard that h... Read full article

LR expands into FMCG certification with AuditOne™ approval

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Lloyd’s Register (LR) has been approved to deliver supply chain certification services to AuditOne™ standards across its technology platform powered by greenfence. ... Read full article

FSSC 22000 version 4.1 builds on industry developments and feedback

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FSSC 22000 has released version 4.1 of the international food safety management system certification scheme, which reflects several developments in the market that have emerged since version 4 launched in December 2016.... Read full article

HOT SOURCE ISSUE 15: ALLERGENS, GLUTEN-FREE, CONTROLLING LISTERIA, SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSPARENCY & MORE

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In this issue of Hot Source we look at how Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) DNA analysis can be used to demonstrate the authenticity of food products and help the industry to fight back against economically motivated adulteration, better known as foo... Read full article

GLUTEN FREE: WHAT IS IT AND HOW DO YOU MINIMIZE THE RISK OF CROSS CONTAMINATION?

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Gluten intolerance and coeliac disease are on the rise in the US and Europe, creating greater demand for ‘gluten-free’ products. Raw Pasta By 2020, ‘gluten free’ is projected to be worth USD 7.59 billion globally. Companies have a responsibility ... Read full article

Revision of ISO 22000 reaches DIS stage

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The Food Safety Management System standard reaches the Draft International Standard (DIS) stage and includes a new core structure and updates to ensure the standard addresses the latest food safety issues facing the sector.... Read full article

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