Tips from a food industry veteran to minimize recall risk

The 2017 ProFood Tech trade show in Chicago saw a host of food industry experts who gathered to share a wealth of insight and wisdom with one another.

One such figure was Scott Hood, director of global safety and regulatory affairs at General Mills.

Hood spoke at a symposium during the show, where he addressed […]

Neogen can help with new FSIS guidelines for food allergens

In an effort to reduce adverse reactions to food allergens, along with potential recalls, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) recently released new guidelines to assist meat, poultry, and processed egg product producers in properly managing ingredients that could trigger such problems.

The new FSIS guidelines, entitled, “FSIS Compliance Guidelines […]

Recall responsible: Undeclared milk tops list

Undeclared allergens were once again the top reason for food recalls for the second quarter of 2015 (ended June 30), according to a report from Food Safety Magazine. While undeclared peanut was the reason for the most undeclared allergen recalls in the first quarter of 2015, undeclared milk topped the charts and accounted for nearly […]

Best Practices for Food Allergen Validation and Verification handbook now available

One of the greatest challenges facing food producers today is ensuring that products produced on equipment used in the production of allergen-containing proteins, does not contribute to the cross contamination of those allergens in subsequent production runs. While there are a number of very good diagnostic tests to determine the presence of allergens on production […]