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Don’t be chicken about avian flu

I’ve been reading and writing a lot of stories recently about avian flu, a virus that has stricken the poultry and egg industry across the country and in Iowa, killing more than 12 million birds in our state alone since April. 356 more words

Why Chipotle’s Announcement to Remove GMOs in Food Isn’t all That Commendable

By: Mariah Schlossmann

Chipotle Burrito Bowl

Photo by: Mr. TinDC

Last week, the popular “Tex-Mex” food chain, Chipotle, said they were getting rid of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in their food. 289 more words

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Bird flu virus spreading in Midwest, may affect Thanksgiving

In the year of the outbreak where even the bubonic plague has made a come back, now the bird flu virus has been found in four more locations in Iowa. 173 more words


Why seek ISO 22000 certification?

In the first part of the ISO 22000 piece, ‘What do we need to know about ISO 22000?’

We discussed the requirements, benefits and adoption rates of ISO 22000 certification. 179 more words

Management Systems

What do we need to know about ISO 22000?

ISO 22000:2005 is the family of international standards that governs food safety management.

This family of standards includes:

  • ISO 22000:2005 – Overall guidelines for food safety and management.
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Management Systems

All About Food Thermometers

A comprehensive guide on  the merits and types of food thermometers – a necessity to help prevent food-borne illness and practice food safety.

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Food Poisoning Outbreaks Digested

The Food Poisoning Outbreaks Digested infographic is the static graphic winner for the Food Poisoning challenge put on by Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards. Designed by Andrew Park, the infographic ranks the number of food outbreaks within different categories like specific cuisine or the toxin/pathogen.

Reference: Food Poisoning Outbreaks Digested