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Safety and quality — these are the two most important characteristics of food. By extension, they’re also the most important characteristics of food processing equipment. As a manufacturer of progressing cavity and rotary lobe pumps, NETZSCH has been in the safety and quality game a long time. The company has carved out a niche by […]

The control of Salmonella in low moisture foods is the key to safe low moisture food products.  The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) mandates that food producers have science-based preventive controls to mitigate the risk of foodborne illness.  In other product commodities, validation studies for traditional thermal processing may be well established, such as in […]

The first FSMA implementation deadline — general compliance with the Preventive Controls Rules — hit last September. This September, small companies will need to comply with these rules, followed next year by very small companies. Over the next five years, we’ll see a similar pattern for the remaining rules: Produce Safety, the Foreign Supplier Verification […]

Grade “A” Dairy Products and the FSMA Preventive Controls Rule The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) of 2011 charged the US FDA with developing and enforcing policies that ensure a safe food supply for all Americans and beyond. The Act implied a massive undertaking in improving food safety, with four sub-titles (Prevention; Detection and Response; […]