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Welcome to the first edition of our new FSMA Files column! We’ll use this column to provide you with easy-to-understand answers to your Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) questions. With so much…
Mar 09, 2017 // Quality and Food Safety
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Welcome to the first edition of our new FSMA Files column! We’ll use this column to provide you with easy-to-understand answers to your Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) questions. With so much…
Mar 03, 2017 // Quality and Food Safety
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Although Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Preventive Controls compliance dates are already in effect for some handlers, most still have time to prepare. As an industry, we are well positioned to…
Feb 14, 2017 // Quality and Food Safety
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Since the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was passed into law in 2011, Almond Board of California (ABC) has been working on behalf of growers, huller/shellers and handlers to help them prepare…
Feb 14, 2017 // Quality and Food Safety
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Since the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was passed into law in 2011, Almond Board of California (ABC) has been working on behalf of growers, huller/shellers and handlers to help them prepare…
Feb 06, 2017 // Quality and Food Safety
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Promising research is underway that could lead to more accurate ways to measure rancidity than the current practice of measuring peroxide values (PV) and free fatty acid levels (FFA). This research…
Jan 09, 2017 // Quality and Food Safety
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“From almond growers and handlers, to processing, packaging and sales, our food quality and safety program is continually evolving to ensure almonds are produced in a safe, responsible manner…
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While clean bin liners are helpful, keep in mind that during storage in the off season, bulk bins are likely to be contaminated by rodents, birds, insects, trash and other sources. Bin liners do a…
Aug 10, 2016 // Quality and Food Safety
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This year’s Food Quality and Safety Symposium highlighted how far we have come in our food safety programs, and the work that is still to be done under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Our…
Jul 26, 2016 // Quality and Food Safety
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Are you an almond grower, a huller/sheller, a handler or a manufacturer? You may be surprised to learn that all four of these categories could also be considered a “farm” under the Food Safety…
Jul 26, 2016 // Quality and Food Safety