Food Safety

A Self-Assessment Workbook for Producers of Apples, Juice and Cider

As a food producer, you can make important contributions to a safe food supply by following good practices in producing and processing apples. Outbreaks of food-borne illness from fresh fruits and vegetables, and unpasteurized cider have steadily increased in recent years (7,10,15). New guidelines...
G. Baird Wireman
D. Granatstein
E. Kirby
E. Adams
Washington State University Cooperative Extension

Popular Ethnic Foods in the United States: A Historical and Safety Perspective

In recent years, a dramatic increase in the demand for ethnic foods in the United States has been observed. Interestingly, with their rise in popularity, more foodborne illness outbreaks associated with ethnic foods have also been reported. Despite a more than 200-y history of ethnic foods in the...
Jee Hye Lee
Johye Hwang
Azlin Mustapha
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

Prevención y Reducción de la Contaminación de los Alimentos y Piensos

Esta primera edición contiene todos los códigos de prácticas relativos a la prevención y reducción de contaminantes (por ejemplo micotoxinas, metales pesados, químicos, etc.) en alimentos y/o piensos adoptados por la Comisión del Codex Alimentarius...
La Comisión del Codex Alimentarius

Prevention and Reduction of Food and Feed Contamination

This first edition contains all the codes of practice related to the prevention and reduction of contaminants (e.g., mycotoxins, heavy metals and chemicals) in foods and/or feeds. Contents: Code of Practice for the Prevention/Reduction of Mycotoxin Contamination Prevention and Reduction...
Codex Alimentarius Commission

Commodity specific food safety guidelines for the production, harvest, post-harvest, and valued-added unit operations of green onions

The purpose of this document is to provide green onion growers, packers, and shippers with effective guidelines to reduce the potential of microbial contamination of green onions. The issues identified are based on the core elements of GAPs and cGMPs. The specific recommendations contained herein...

Impact of storage time and temperature on thermal inactivation of Salmonella enteritidis PT 30 on oil-roasted almonds

  Whole Nonpareil variety almonds were inoculated with Salmonella Enteritidis PT 30 and stored at 4 or 23 °C for up to 48 wk. At 1, 12, 24, 37, and 48 wk of storage, almonds were heated by immersion in 121 °C oil. After heating for 0.5 to 2.5 min, almonds were drained, transferred to...
Shirin J. Abd
Kathryn L. McCarthy
Linda J. Harris
Journal of Food Science

Control de Cierres en Conservas

El mantenimiento de la esterilidad en conservas alimenticias depende de la hermeticidad del cierre, ocurriendo las alteraciones por fugas principalmente por defectos en el mismo. Por ello, en la industria conservera es de obligado cumplimiento el control de calidad de los cierres. Para evaluar su...
Jesús Pérez Aparicio
Vanesa Rodríguez Partida
Junta de Andalucía. Instituto de Investigación y Formación Agraria y Pesquera

Antimicrobial Resistance: Challenges and Perspectives

In 2006, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) published an Expert Report entitled “Antimicrobial Resistance: Implications for the Food System” (IFT 2006). That report summarized current scientific knowledge pertaining to the public-health impact of antimicrobial use in the food...
Michael P. Doyle
Guy H. Loneragan
H. Morgan Scott
Randall S. Singer
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

Ethanolic extract from leaves of Bixa orellana L.: a potential natural food preservative

This paper reports the minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) of ethanolic extract from leaves of Bixa orellana L. against bacteria and fungi of interest in the food industry, such as Escherichia coli, Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella typhimurium, Shigella...
Gelmy Ciro Gómez
Juan Carlos Quintana Castillo
Juan Carlos Alarcón Pérez
José Edgar Zapata Montoya

Fouling and Cleaning Studies in the Food and Beverage Industry Classified by Cleaning Type

Fouling of food process plant surfaces and the subsequent cleaning needed is a significant industrial problem, and as the cost of water and chemical disposal increases, the problem is becoming more significant. Current literature on water-based cleaning is reviewed here according to the...
Kylee R. Goode
Konstantia Asteriadou
Phillip T. Robbins
Peter J. Fryer
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety