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Today's Technological Technician

Today's Technological Technician

July 27, 2016

The world of the pest management service technician is continually evolving, with significant changes over the last decade both in integrated pest management (IPM) service advancements and in customer and regulatory requirements. In fact, it could have been difficult for pest management professionals to meet today's increasing requirements if it... Read More

Inspire with Your Food Safety Success Stories

Inspire with Your Food Safety Success Stories

July 26, 2016

The Partnership for Food Safety Education (PFSE) wants to showcase the work of "BAC Fighters" – people who teach others about safe food handling – to paint the picture of progress in consumer food safety education. Read More

Smithfield Foods Publishes Ingredient Glossary, Food Safety & Quality Report

Smithfield Foods Publishes Ingredient Glossary, Food Safety & Quality Report

July 26, 2016

Smithfield Foods, Inc. unveiled its new ingredient glossary, the first online resource of its kind provided by a pork processing company. This resource builds on recent product-focused initiatives highlighted in the new Food Safety & Quality section of Smithfield’s 2015 Sustainability and Financial Report, also now available. Read More

Research: Is Reputation an Incentive for Produce Growers?

Research: Is Reputation an Incentive for Produce Growers?

July 21, 2016

A focus on the paper “Foodborne Illness Outbreaks, Collective Reputation, and Voluntary Adoption of Industry-wide Food Safety by Fruit and Vegetable Growers” by Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) members Aaron Adalja and Erik Lichtenberg of the University of Maryland. Read More

FlowCam Automated Liquid Handling System Unveiled

FlowCam Automated Liquid Handling System Unveiled

July 19, 2016

Global laboratory instrumentation manufacturer Fluid Imaging Technologies, Scarborough, Maine, has unveiled the FlowCam ALH automated liquid handling system. A companion for the company's FlowCam 8000 Series particle imaging and analysis system that automatically detects, images and characterizes thousands of individual particles and microorganisms... Read More

Xpel Reduces BOD Levels, Saves Operators Wastewater Fines

Xpel Reduces BOD Levels, Saves Operators Wastewater Fines

July 19, 2016

In late December 2015, a multi-unit fast food owner-operator with headquarters in western Pennsylvania received an unwelcome holiday present – a wastewater surcharge fine from a local municipal water authority to the tune of several thousand dollars! Read More