Preventing Food Recalls

Preventing Food Recalls

Blog Preventing Food Recalls Food recalls present a significant challenge to food production operations. While companies strive to use resources throughout their supply chains efficiently, they face gaps in processing, contamination, which lead to costly recalls, loss...
Managing Mycotoxins in Feed Mills

Managing Mycotoxins in Feed Mills

Blog Managing Mycotoxins in Feed Mills Certain molds and fungi produce mycotoxins — toxic compounds that lead to adverse effects in animals and humans when consumed. Many commodities such as grains, flours, rice, and corn are susceptible to mycotoxin contamination,...
Preventing Food Recalls

Best Practices for Testing Zearalenone

Blog Best Practices for Testing Zearalenone Zearalenone has been identified as one of three significant mycotoxins to be on the lookout for during the 2022 harvest. Zearalenone, along with Aflatoxin and Deoxynivalenol (DON), has been found to have a higher prevalence...
Sanitation in the Hotel Industry

Sanitation in the Hotel Industry

Blog Sanitation in the Hotel Industry Maintaining customer loyalty and confidence in the hotel industry means staying on top of sanitation practices. Disinfecting hotel rooms, frequently touched areas, and common spaces ensure guests remain healthy as we begin to...
Biofilms and Their Relationship to ATP

Biofilms and Their Relationship to ATP

Blog Biofilms and Their Relationship to ATP Biofilms are the unseen curse that can wreak havoc on a quality system.  They are the bane of the existence of food Quality Managers. As a Quality Manager, you create a Food Safety Plan comprised of Standard Operating...
Preparing for the FDA New Era of Smarter Food Safety

Preparing for the FDA New Era of Smarter Food Safety

Blog Quality Lab Proficiency Testing – Once a Best Practice; Now a Standard Requirement The FDA embarked on a new endeavor, “Smarter Food Safety,” that is becoming a reality.  It all started with a vision, and the blueprint has now been published and has begun...