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The Key to Food Defense That You May Be Overlooking
The Key to Food Defense That You May Be Overlooking
All food manufacturers know that having a strong Food Defense Program is vital to producing safe food. But with so much focus on aspects of the plan like mitigation strategies and corrective actions, there is one key to a robust food defense plan you may be overlooking. By conducting a vulnerability assessment, manufacturers can better identify potential or actual weaknesses within the manufacturing process, improving the rest of the food defense plan.
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Tip of the Week: Three Ways You Can Support World Food Safety Day
Tip of the Week: Three Ways You Can Support World Food Safety Day
World Food Safety Day is Sunday, June 7. The United Nations has declared this day to draw global attention to the health consequences of contaminated food and water. In recognition, here are the top three food safety resources searched for on AIBInternational.com, so you can continue ensuring food safety around the world.
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2020 is changing how food manufacturers see crises. Is your plant prepared?
2020 is changing how food manufacturers see crises. Is your plant prepared?
The past few months have – or should have - changed the way we look at our day-to-day operations and maybe you’ve learned a bit about how prepared or unprepared you were for a crisis as the pandemic has unfolded. New updates, new recommendations, new scientific findings, and so forth kept us all working in a dynamic mode to offer the best solutions. The industry has learned a lot while pivoting and thinking on its feet. It should also change the way each of us looks at Crisis Management forever.
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Tip of the Week: What is FDA’s Temporary Flexibility Policy for Labeling?
Tip of the Week: What is FDA’s Temporary Flexibility Policy for Labeling?
FDA recognizes that supply chain disruptions, including ingredient shortages, can lead to stoppages in food production. Some manufacturers may choose to substitute an alternate ingredient in an effort to continue producing. Because alternate ingredients may differ slightly in composition, substituting ingredients can be a challenge, as this change would most likely not be reflected in the ingredient list on the package label.
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Resources from the May 18 “Food Safety and COVID-19: What Businesses Need to Know” Webinar
Resources from the May 18 “Food Safety and COVID-19: What Businesses Need to Know” Webinar
Watch our May 18 Top 10 Most-Asked Questions webinar recording now or download the accompanying PDF. Please share these resources with your colleagues – you never know when that shared expertise will be beneficial.
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Tip of the Week: What’s the #1 Thing You Should Do in Your Facility?
Tip of the Week: What’s the #1 Thing You Should Do in Your Facility?
During our Monday webinar we highlighted the Top 5 Actionable Recommendations to help convey priorities for what you should be doing in your facility right now. So what is the #1 thing you should be doing?
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Resources from the May 11 “Food Safety and COVID-19: What Businesses Need to Know” Webinar
Resources from the May 11 “Food Safety and COVID-19: What Businesses Need to Know” Webinar
Watch our May 11 Top 5 Actionable Recommendations webinar recording now or download the accompanying PDF. Please share these resources with your colleagues – you never know when that shared expertise will be beneficial.
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Tip of the Week: If My Product Has Never Been Recalled, Why Do I Need a Recall Plan?
Tip of the Week: If My Product Has Never Been Recalled, Why Do I Need a Recall Plan?
Recalls in the U.S. are increasing at a rate of approximately 10 percent per year. So it is safe to say that most companies will be impacted by a recall at some point. During the COVID-19 crisis, the risk of mistakes due to increased production and decreased staffing make a strong traceability and recall plan essential.
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Resources from the May 4 “Food Safety and COVID-19: What Businesses Need to Know” Webinar
Resources from the May 4 “Food Safety and COVID-19: What Businesses Need to Know” Webinar
Watch our May 4 Traceability/Recalls & COVID-19 webinar recording now or download the accompanying PDF. You can also download our “Get Started Guide: Traceability & Recall” to learn top traceability issues facing food plants, four steps to be recall ready, and important questions for your recall team members. Please share these resources with your colleagues – you never know when that shared expertise will be beneficial.
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Tip of the Week: Following COVID-19, What Sanitation Training Will My Employees Need?
Tip of the Week: Following COVID-19, What Sanitation Training Will My Employees Need?
During our Monday, April 27 “Food Safety and COVID-19: What Businesses Need to Know” webinar, Jesse Leal, Food Safety Professional, highlighted how cleaning, sanitation, verification, training and onboarding will need to change for the future.
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