March 5-7, 2019: Microbiological Testing: A Hands-On Food Safety Course is a career-building training opportunity. It’s offered exclusively for dairy industry professionals with food safety responsibilities, including those working in quality assurance and control, sanitation, maintenance, operations and more. The course was developed by IDFA and Chestnut Labs to provide skills and tools for dairy plant professionals with responsibility for ensuring food safety.
IDFA and Chestnut Labs are teaming up again in 2018 to offer the dairy industry a specialized food safety training opportunity Nov. 6-8, 2018.
Protective Mechanisms can allow bacteria can employ to survive in a food production environment, even in the face of robust prevention and sanitation. Here’s a look at how bacterial spores and biofilm can thrive in food production, even when every measure is being taken to prevent them.
In Food Safety, preventive measures and controls are more important than ever. With that in mind, Chestnut Labs has compiled a list of 20 indicators that your food safety program needs help! We’ve also included some first steps to take in each case.
Sanitation is a broad term, and sanitation terms are often used interchangeably. But for food manufacturers, a term that’s so broad has some very specific imperatives for any food safety plan. Here’s a crash course to learn some of the classifications and use cases for approached to sanitation.
There are five main factors that can be attributed for both allowing and preventing much of the foodborne illness that occurs in the United States each year.
The top five food safety questions asked or learned at the Chestnut Labs Center for Food Safety Education & Training.
Chestnut Labs, an accredited food safety laboratory and training center, has announced its food safety course offerings for the first half of 2018.
Product sampling is a topic we dove into during our recent course at Chestnut Labs in partnership with IDFA. Out of that, we put together a brief “101” for items to keep in mind when approaching sampling for your testing strategy.
To help new and experienced food safety and quality control professionals stay on top of good laboratory practices and techniques, IDFA is joining with Chestnut Labs to offer its popular “Hands-On Microbiological Testing, Food Safety and Laboratory Best Practices” course November 7-9 in Springfield, Missouri.
Learn the four essential components for conducting a Food Risk Assessment, the first phase of any Food Risk Analysis Program, that together with Food Risk Prevention, and Food Risk Communication, will help protect your product line.