Food processing facilities have to be on top of their game when it comes to controlling bacteria in the workplace.
Over the summer, the artisanal cheesemaking industry faced a serious issue from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that would ban century-old practices that age cheese on wooden boards and shelving.
The USDA recently recalled more than 31 tons of meat and poultry after finding a contamination in potatoes from a breakfast meals food processing company.
Pasteurization is a necessary part of handling most dairy products and processing facilities depend on the highest quality equipment to help eliminate harmful organisms.
Pasteurization is an absolutely critical stage for yogurt, milk, cheese and other dairy products so they can be sold, shipped and consumed.
Food processing facilities have to ensure the highest safety standards while handling food products for consumption.
A turkey processing facility located in Willmar, Minnesota, recently had some of its employees sent to a local hospital after a mysterious illness caused about 30 different workers to suffer from symptoms like heavy coughing and vomiting.
A lot rides on packaging in food processing – strict guidelines have to be followed to keep harmful bacteria from entering products.
Food processing plants rely on temperature control to keep their products’ shape, form, taste and edibility.
The concern for quality, health, safety and freshness in food products has increased dramatically over the last decade and brands are listening to consumers’ worries, Food Production Daily reported.