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Workforce Solutions to Address COVID-19
Workforce Solutions to Address COVID-19
We know many of our food supply chain partners around the world are dealing with the impacts of the COVID-19. As your partner, we share your commitment to food safety and quality, while empowering your teams to deliver the best possible products.
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FDA Has Started to Enforce the New IA Rule. So Now What?
FDA Has Started to Enforce the New IA Rule. So Now What?
While the FDA began enforcing its new FSMA intentional adulteration rule on March 1, the rule actually went into effect months earlier. Earl Arnold, manager of food defense/FSMA, operations and quality assurance at AIB International, said the FDA agreed to delay inspections until this month to allow for more complete training materials.
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AIB International Notice on Prevention Measures for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
AIB International Notice on Prevention Measures for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
At AIB International, it’s our mission to ensure the enjoyment of food – everywhere. With this in mind, we’ve been closely monitoring the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and its impact on the health of our employees and our client’s operations.
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Supporting the Next Generation with Online, Continuous Learning
Supporting the Next Generation with Online, Continuous Learning
What an enjoyable and productive week we had at GFSI in Seattle last week! In addition to attending sessions and networking with industry partners and peers, there was a conference-wide commitment to continuous learning. It was inspiring to see clients and other industry leaders sharing in AIB International’s passion for delivering safe, high-quality food.
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4 Highlights from FDA’s Supplemental Draft Guidance for the Intentional Adulteration Rule
4 Highlights from FDA’s Supplemental Draft Guidance for the Intentional Adulteration Rule
The FDA just released the Supplemental Draft Guidance for Industry: Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food Against Intentional Adulteration. This third and final portion adds to the previously published draft guidance with chapters covering food defense corrective actions, food defense verification, reanalysis, and recordkeeping. It also includes appendices on FDA’s mitigation strategies database and how businesses can determine Small and Very Small Businesses status under the IA rule.
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AIB International Expert’s Kill Step Validation Research to be Published
AIB International Expert’s Kill Step Validation Research to be Published
AIB International experts have long been recognized for their in-depth, cutting-edge knowledge of various food safety topics. The latest individual to be recognized for important scientific contributions is Kantha Channaiah, AIB International’s director of microbiology, whose kill step validation study was recently accepted for publication.
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Veterans, Service Members and Spouses Explore Food Industry Careers at Workshop
Veterans, Service Members and Spouses Explore Food Industry Careers at Workshop
The transition from military life to a civilian career can be challenging. But the food industry is hungry for a new generation of employees and committed to easing that transition.
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Celebrating (AIB) International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Celebrating (AIB) International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Established in 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science celebrates the contributions of women and girls to science and technology. At AIB International, hundreds of food safety experts around the globe work to ensure the enjoyment of food. In honor of this #womeninscience day, we are celebrating just a few of our colleagues worldwide, sharing their journeys in the STEM field and any advice they have for young girls considering a career in science and technology.
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ASB BakingTECH: Put Our Expertise to Work for You
ASB BakingTECH: Put Our Expertise to Work for You
As the baking industry’s workforce evolves, commercial bakeries will be challenged to maintain product quality and regulatory compliance. AIB International is leading efforts to train the next generation, we invite you to stop by our tabletop #426 during BakingTECH 2020, March 1-3 in Chicago.
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Special Update: Can the 2019 Novel Coronavirus be transmitted through food?
Special Update: Can the 2019 Novel Coronavirus be transmitted through food?
Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that cause respiratory diseases in birds and mammals, including the common cold in humans. The 2019 Novel Coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV, is a new contagious respiratory virus that causes severe respiratory infection. Initial investigation has linked (though has not clinically confirmed) 2019-nCoV to a large seafood and animal market in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, and now it is spreading from person-to-person. Comparison of genetic analyses suggests that this virus emerged from a virus related to SARS, which first emerged in China in 2002.
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