Fresh Produce Safety, Traceability

In Vitro Toxicity Testing of Food Contact Materials: State-of-the-Art and Future Challenges

  Currently, toxicological testing of food contact materials (FCMs) is focused on single substances and their genotoxicity. However, people are exposed to mixtures of chemicals migrating from food contact articles (FCAs) into food, and toxic effects other than genotoxic damage may also be...
Ksenia J. Groh
Jane Muncke
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

Modelamiento de la Cinética de Desinfección Superficial de Tomates (Lycopersicum esculentum) Fescos Usando Soluciones de Cloro

  Tomates frescos variedad italiana fueron sometidos a procesos de desinfección superficial utilizando soluciones de hipoclorito de calcio para determinar su eficiencia germicida y la cinética que gobierna el proceso de inactivación superficial en gérmenes aerobios...
Miguel Ángel Solano Cornejo
Scientia Agropecuaria

Produce Traceability Initiative Best Practices for Formatting Hybrid Pallet Labels

  Content: Objectives Introduction  Hybrid Pellet Label Basic PTI Data Elements  Alternate to Applying Hybrid Pallet Labels to Pallets Barcode Symbol Print Quality 
Produce Traceability Initiative
Produce Traceability Initiative

Calidad Microbiológica y Parasitológica de Lechuga (Lactuca sativa) y Cilantro (Coriandrum sativum) Expendidos en la Parroquia Santa Rita, Aragua, Venezuela

  Las hortalizas aportan grandes beneficios para la salud debido a sus innumerables propiedades alimenticias; sin embargo, existe una gran variedad de factores que ponen en riesgo la calidad sanitaria de las mismas constituyéndose en vehículos para enfermedades de transmisi...
Nirza Noguera Machado
Luis Ojeda Ojeda
Raquel Mejía
Francheska Martínez
Dayma González
Dayana Requena
Revista Venezolana de Ciencia y Tecnología de Alimentos

Frutas y Hortalizas Frescas

  Las normas del Codex para frutas y hortalizas frescas juntas con textos afines como el Código de Prácticas de Higiene para las Frutas y Hortalizas Frescas son publicadas en formato compacto para permitir su uso y amplio conocimiento por parte de los gobiernos, las autoridades...
World Health Organization
World Health Organization

Food Safety Strategies

  Food safety is important and indispensable. We all eat every day and we all must be able to rest assured that the food we eat does not pose a threat to our health. The increasing globalisation of the world‘s food markets poses ever-new challenges for those persons responsible for food...
Ilse Aigner
Bundesministerium für Ernährung

Natural Antimicrobial Edible Coatings for Microbial Safety and Food Quality Enhancement

  Natural antimicrobial agents have been investigated as alternatives to synthetic ones for ensuring food safety and quality. However, the practical use of these preservatives in the food industry is limited due to their negative impact on the odor and taste of food products, as well as the...
Hajer Aloui
Khaoula Khwaldia
Institute of Food Technologists

Processing of Fresh-Cut Tropical Fruits and Vegetables: A Technical Guide

Fruit and vegetable production and consumption in Asia and the Pacific region have shown a marked upward trend over the past several years. Rising consumer demand in the region has come with greater awareness of food safety issues and increased need for convenience and quality. The fresh-cut...
Jennylynd B. James
Tipvanna Ngarmsak
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Microbiological Contamination Linked to Implementation of Good Agricultural Practices in the Production of Organic Lettuce in Southern Brazil

Interviews were conducted with the owners of three organic lettuce farms in the state of Rio Grande do Sul in southern Brazil using a standardized self-assessment questionnaire to ascertain the status of implementation of good agricultural practices and management systems in place. In addition, on...
Rochele de Quadros Rodrigues
Márcia Regina Loiko
Cheila Minéia Daniel de Paula
Claudia Titze Hessel
Liesbeth Jacxsens
Mieke Uyttendaele
Renar João Bender
Eduardo César Tondo
Food Control

FDA Fact Sheet: Voluntary Qualified Importer Progra- Draft Guidance At-a-Glance

A voluntary, fee-based program for the expedited review and importation of foods from importers who achieve and maintain a high level of control over the safety and security of their supply chains. See more information on: Who is eligible? What kinds of foods are allowed under VQIP? Benefits of...
US Food and Drug Administration