[ October 8–11, 2019    McCormick Place    Chicago, IL USA ]

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Food Safety Summit

The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA), producers of PROCESS EXPO, have teamed up with the Food Safety Summit, a leading conference focused on food safety, to offer six education courses taking place October 8–11, 2019, at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.  The sessions, which will be led by subject matter experts in the field, are […]

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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; […]