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Tip of the Week: 4 Smart Ways to Keep Tortillas From Sticking Together
Tip of the Week: 4 Smart Ways to Keep Tortillas From Sticking Together
The first way to avoid sticking is through the quality of ingredients. Always review ingredient quality and test before production.
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Tip of the Week: What It Really Takes to Handle Inspections
Tip of the Week: What It Really Takes to Handle Inspections
Did you know? FDA officials may observe food plant employees and it’s possible they may move around the infrastructure of the plant. Food facilities must be prepared for more aggressive audits.
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Tip of the Week: What to Expect from FDA Guidance for Juice HACCP Regulation
Tip of the Week: What to Expect from FDA Guidance for Juice HACCP Regulation
If the facility is using fresh fruit for their juice, they may need to follow the FSMA’s Final Rule for Produce Safety. 
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Tip of the Week: Techniques for Effective Food Plant Inspections Part 3
Tip of the Week: Techniques for Effective Food Plant Inspections Part 3
This is the last post in a series about areas of concern in a food plant inspection. In the last two weeks, a robust food plant inspection program was covered. This week's tips discuss the infrastructure of the facility. 
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Tip of the Week: Techniques for Effective Food Plant Inspections Part 2
Tip of the Week: Techniques for Effective Food Plant Inspections Part 2
Gain an insider’s look at inspections when you walk through receiving and storage activities and learn helpful inspection techniques to consider in your own facility.
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Tip of the Week: Techniques for Effective Food Plant Inspections Part 1
Tip of the Week: Techniques for Effective Food Plant Inspections Part 1
AIB International’s lead instructors for the FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food, often ask participants what surprises or challenges they expect. Prior to the course, many do not fully realize their role and level of responsibility as the primary PCQI. Participants also are surprised by the number of resources that are available through FDA and FSPCA.
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Tip of the Week: Control Strategies to Address Listeria monocytogenes Contamination in the Food Processing Establishment
Tip of the Week: Control Strategies to Address Listeria monocytogenes Contamination in the Food Processing Establishment
Think of this list as the guidelines for best practices for your facilities’ control strategies.
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Tip of the Week: What is Listeria monocytogenes?
Tip of the Week: What is Listeria monocytogenes?
Listeria monocytogenes is famous for the well-known name Listeria, which is a serious infection usually caused by eating L. monocytoenes contaminated food. Listeria monocytogenes is ubiquitous in the environment, including soil, water and vegetation.
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Tip of the Week: What We’ve Learned About Antimicrobial Packaging Material
Tip of the Week: What We’ve Learned About Antimicrobial Packaging Material
As 2017 nears its end, food borne illnesses related to commercially manufactured foods continues to be a primary concern for food manufacturers, regulators, and consumers.
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Tip of the Week: Looking into Extending Food Shelf Life
Tip of the Week: Looking into Extending Food Shelf Life
With more information on shelf life and evolving technology, production facilities can help reduce food waste, pathogenic bacteria growth, and improve quality of refrigerated foods.
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