Campylobacter contamination triggers call for leak proof packaging

The Food Safety Authority Ireland (FSAI) made the call in the wake of the publication of a Europe-wide survey which found around 80 per cent of chicken carcasses on the market are contaminated with Campylobacter. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) described the finding as “alarming” – and said the research confirmed poultry was a […]

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Popcorn recalled on potential pest presence

The firm said last week that three multipack batches and one single pack batch have been recalled due to the possible presence of the weevil Sitophilus oryzae. Rice Weevils are 2mm to 3mm long and dark brown, according to Rentokil. Tangerine Confectionery said the product was made on its behalf by a French supplier and […]

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Informative Links from www.22000-Tools.com

Have you checked out the great information pages on our site at www.22000-Tools.com? Here are a few to get you started: Get an overview of what ISO 22000 is, how it compares to FSSC 22000, and where ISO/TS 22000 fits into the picture: What is ISO 22000? What is FSSC 22000? New requirements? ISO/TS 22002-1 […]

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GFSI gives FSSC 22000 Full Approval

The FSSC 22000 Food Safety Management System had been benchmarked by GFSI, but was awaiting full approval by the GFSI board. That approval was announced today! Read the full press release Interest in FSSC 22000 is growing rapidly as many large multinational food companies are asking their suppliers to achieve Food Safety Management Systems Registration. […]

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GFSI Board meeting to be rescheduled

Because of the heavy snows the board meeting, where a review and pending decision on full GFSI recognition of FSSC 22000 was scheduled, was canceled and will be rescheduled soon. Information on the status of the standard is available at the Foundation for Food Safety Certification website.

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All-in-One Implementation Package

Companies around the world are using the All-in-One Documentation, Tools and Training package to simplify their implementation project. The package provides step-by-step guidance, presentation tools, computer-based training programs, checklists and documentation templates so your project manager has everything they need to run a successful project. Learn More

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ISO 22002-1- New Technical Specification on Prerequisite Programs

This newly released technical specification gives detailed requirements for food manufacturers to follow when implementing prerequisite programs for ISO 22000 Food Safety Management Systems. The specification is based on the PAS 220 that was developed for use in the FSSC 22000 Registration scheme. The Global Food Safety Initiative wanted to see more specific PRP requirements […]

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House Approves New Food-Safety Laws

House passage sets the stage for the Senate to take up the issue, though probably not until the fall. The house has passed a food safety bill that increases inspection requirements, mandates that records of processing plants be made available to inspectors and investigators, and a requirement that processing facilities have elaborate safety plans meant […]

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