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Tip of the Week: Self-Inspection – Do You Know Where to Start?
Tip of the Week: Self-Inspection – Do You Know Where to Start?
Do you understand your priorities during a facility self-inspection? Or what to look for in various trouble spots that are important to facility maintenance and sanitation? And how often you should be conducting a self-inspection? As part of a multidisciplinary self-inspection program, each of these questions should be addressed to help identify and correct issues before they become serious.
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Tip of the Week: Understanding Effective Date, Compliance Date, and Enforcement Date for FSMA’s Intentional Adulteration Rule
Tip of the Week: Understanding Effective Date, Compliance Date, and Enforcement Date for FSMA’s Intentional Adulteration Rule
We’ve been getting many questions about the different dates the FDA has published for the FSMA Intentional Adulteration Rule. This FAQ addresses the differences and what they mean. If you need more help, please send us an email for assistance.
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Tip of the Week: Proper Attention to Spice
Tip of the Week: Proper Attention to Spice
As food companies expand their selection of seasoned products, proper attention must be given to the procurement, storage, and handling of spices, seeds, and seasonings. Here are our tips for correctly maintaining the flavors of fall and all the seasons.
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Tip of the Week: Live from IBIE Dave Bauman
Tip of the Week: Live from IBIE Dave Bauman
Since AIB International experts spent the week presenting to attendees at IBIE, we wanted to share one tip from Dave Bauman's troubleshooting on bread products presentation.
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Tip of the Week: Shredded Food Products
Tip of the Week: Shredded Food Products
Shredded products are popular with consumers not only for their unique texture and taste but also for their wholesomeness and nutrition. They generally provide a good-to-excellent source of whole grains per serving.
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Tip of the Week: Food safety risks associated with improper thawing of vacuum packaged frozen seafood
Tip of the Week: Food safety risks associated with improper thawing of vacuum packaged frozen seafood
Although, reduced oxygen packing (ROP) of frozen seafood allows for an extended shelf-life in the freezer, one must be careful while thawing.
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Tip of the Week: Key Checkpoints In Reducing Intentional Adulteration In Your Facility
Tip of the Week: Key Checkpoints In Reducing Intentional Adulteration In Your Facility
Food facilities can use AIB International's Mitigating Intentional Adulteration Free Guide to review the key definitions and terms for complete understanding.
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Tip of the Week: Defining “Best if Used By” Phrase
Tip of the Week: Defining “Best if Used By” Phrase
Reduction of food waste, quality-based date labeling, and best practices on food storage are three topics the FDA is looking at to raise awareness and inform food producers.
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Tip of the Week: Applying Food Safety Best Practices to Your Plant
Tip of the Week: Applying Food Safety Best Practices to Your Plant
Today on the blog, we're sharing four simple strategies for taking food safety practices from basic to premier and giving you actionable steps to make it happen!
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Tip of the Week: What is ATP Swabbing?
Tip of the Week: What is ATP Swabbing?
The ATP (Adenosine Triphosphate) is a rapid testing method to assess the cleanliness of a food contact surface.
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