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3M launches 48-hour yeast and mold indicator test

October 7, 2013
3M Food Safety introduces 3M Petrifilm Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plate, an indicator test that allows results in less than 48 hours.
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Down on the farm

Food safety courses for artisan and farmstead cheesemakers start Oct. 11

Classes are scheduled for Seattle; Macon, Ga.; Northwood, Iowa; and Harrisburg, Pa.
September 28, 2013

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy has established numerous workshops around the country to address best practices focusing on artisan/farmstead cheesemakers as well as state/federal regulatory officials. 


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The 3 Fs of FSMA: frustrating, fizzling, fantastic

September 20, 2013

It all depends upon your point of view. But one thing is for sure: every dairy plant will be required to have a “qualified individual” who is responsible for
the facility’s FSMA program.


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Food safety

Dairy yeast/mold test returns results in 48 hours

The 3M Petrifilm Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plate is said to be faster than conventional agar methods.
September 18, 2013

3M Food Safety launches the 3M Petrifilm Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plate, an indicator test that enables the detection of yeasts and molds in as little as 48 hours, faster than conventional agar methods.


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Food safety

5 dairy processors commit to dairy traceability best practices

The dairy industry sets an ambitious 80% commitment goal by next year. A dairy processor can implement the practices with paper and pencil in just a few minutes a day.
September 12, 2013

The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy released voluntary best practices for enhanced dairy traceability. The practices were designed to increase global competitiveness, help satisfy future requirements of FSMA and quickly isolate products in the event of a safety issue.


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Recall

Mold in Chobani's recalled yogurt poses little health risk, says Cornell prof

“Mucor circinelloides is a species of mold commonly associated with fruits, vegetables and dairy. It is not considered a disease-causing food-borne microorganism," said Professor Randy Worobo.
September 6, 2013

Chobani Inc. voluntarily recalled some of its Greek yogurt products this week, following reports of product bloating and swelling and some claims of illness The items were manufactured in the company's new plant in Twin Falls, Idaho is voluntarily recalling Greek Yogurt.


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Food safety

Weber Scientific’s Aller-Snap accurately monitors surface cleanliness

August 28, 2013
Weber Scientific’s Aller-Snap is a quick and easy way to accurately monitor the cleanliness of surfaces.
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Food safety

IDFA, Chestnut Labs develop lab training program for food safety

The partners want dairy quality assurance managers, technicians, lab personnel, microbiology technicians and others responsible for ensuring food safety to remain on the cutting edge of food safety testing best practices and requirements.
August 27, 2013

The International Dairy Foods Association and Chestnut Labs will offer a hands-on laboratory training program designed specifically for all dairy industry personnel with food safety responsibilities.


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Plant of the Year: Bel Brands' plant manager discusses quality, food safety

Readers of Dairy Foods magazine and dairyfoods.com helped select the 2013 Plant of the Year. Over a six-week period this summer, website visitors reviewed 13 nominated plants and voted for the Plant of the Year.
August 22, 2013
Readers of Dairy Foods magazine and dairyfoods.com helped select the 2013 Plant of the Year. Over a six-week period this summer, website visitors reviewed 13 nominated plants and voted for the Plant of the Year. All 13 nominees had been visited by Dairy Foods editors and were published in the previous 18 months. More than 2,700 votes were cast.
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Dairy testing

EMSL Analytical presents Food Safety Sciences

August 22, 2013
EMSL Analytical presented its Food Safety Sciences at this year's IFT show.
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 At its Natrel Division plant in St. Paul, Minn, Agropur makes rBST-free white and flavored milk, heavy whipping cream, half n half, buttermilk, organic milk, nutritional drinks and shakes and sport drinks. Nondairy beverages (soy, rice, coconut, and almond) coffee creamers, broth and sauces. 

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