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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
Take a grass to glass approach to controlling psychrotolerant sporeformers in fluid milk. Sporeformers have been shown to enter the fluid milk continuum on the farm, survive pasteurization and subsequently grow to spoilage levels at refrigeration temperatures.
The agency extends the public comment period 60 days for proposed rules on preventive controls for human food, produce safety.
August 8, 2013
FDA today issued Federal Register notices to extend the comment periods on the proposed rules for Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food and Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption 60 days until November 15, 2013. This is the second and final extension of the comment period for these two rules. The extension of the comment period also applies to the information collection provisions associated with the proposed rules.