June 17, 2020

Food Safety Amidst Covid 19

The global war against the invisible enemy has changed the landscape of the food industry from supply chain, processing, storage, delivery, and consumption of goods. Producing essential goods, food companies must continue to move forward in its commitment to provide safe and quality food products to the consumers amidst this pandemic. Mitigating food safety risks while preventing the spread of the virus has become a great challenge to the industry. Calling all food safety professionals!
May 21, 2020

Food Safety during Food Deliveries

Due to the on-going coronavirus pandemic, people have been extremely cautious with regard to their activities. Many opt to have groceries and take-out food delivered to their homes for the sake of convenience and personal safety, as opposed to going out and risking contraction of the dreaded COVID-19.
April 7, 2020

How to Keep your Fruits and Veggies Fresh on Holy Week

Holy Week is a week-long commemoration of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ in the Christian faith. While some religious groups consume meat during the Holy Week, some opt to fast and have non-meat dishes, resorting to eating fish, vegetables, and fruits during this holiday. One of the things that we must consider in light of this commemoration amidst the Enhanced Community Quarantine in the country is the preservation of the fruits and vegetables.
March 31, 2020

For your efforts and dedication, THANK YOU!

Food Safety Trends PH is one with the nation in thanking our frontliners who continue with the battle to fight COVID-19. Our deepest gratitude to our healthcare workers, the public and law enforcers, emergency responders, city and barangay employees, researchers and scientists, cashiers and supermarket attendants, janitorial team, and other frontliners who are tirelessly serving the community. Thank you for your enormous sacrifices. Your hard work and dedication are very much appreciated.
March 31, 2020

Make sure you don’t miss these areas during handwashing!

As COVID-19 cases around the world continue to increase, millions of lives become more at risk. We owe it to all healthcare workers and front-liners who are currently helping in the COVID-19 situation to safeguard ourselves by staying in our respective homes and, more importantly, by observing proper and frequent handwashing.
March 24, 2020

Can corona virus (COVID-19) be transmitted to food?

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is generally thought to be spread from person to person through respiratory droplets. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there is currently no evidence that the virus can be transmitted through food or food packaging.
March 22, 2020

World Water Day 2020 – Water and Climate Change

Water is one of the essential substances on earth—without it, it would be impossible for all living things to survive. Today, let us all celebrate the importance of water as we commemorate the World Water Day. Initiated by the United Nations (UN), World Water Day is celebrated annually, every 22nd of March.
March 20, 2020

COVID-19 and Food Safety

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has managed to infiltrate and massively affect the lives of millions of people all around the world. While the said virus is not known to be foodborne, it is essential that people be cautious on the matter of food preparation, handling, and consumption.
March 12, 2020

Food Defense: Dealing with Attacks and Threats

Based on the definition from the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), Food Defense is the process of ensuring the security of food and drinks from all forms of intentional malicious attacks including ideologically-motivated attacks leading to contamination. Aside from the typical monitoring practices and programs executed by companies, food defense focuses on building and creating an environment where disgruntled personnel cannot easily put any unwanted materials onto processed food products. Thus, ensuring the safety of the food.
February 27, 2020

I am A Food Safety Ambassador

Assemble your fellow food safety ambassadors and together, win set of copies of the Food Safety Trends PH magazine, sodexo gift certificates, and other exciting food safety freebies!
February 14, 2020

Let nothing spoil your Valentine’s date

Dinner date this Valentine’s day? Food safety first!
February 4, 2020

Prevent Novel Corona Virus Through Proper Handwashing

First things first: Wash your hands properly! The Global Community is now working together to prevent the further spread of the novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) which is now considered an international health crisis. Scientists and researchers in different countries are also making progress in the creation of possible cure and vaccine for the virus.
January 30, 2020

Food Allergen Management: Advancing Your Food Safety Program

Be updated on the local and international regulations in food allergens, understand how it is becoming a global concern, and be aware of the latest technologies that can be used to monitor and manage food allergens. Read the article of Mr. Kennard Musngi entitled “Food Allergen Management: Advancing Your Food Safety Program” in the 8th issue of Food Safety Trends Philippines Magazine. Get your copy now by subscribing to this link https://lnkd.in/feci5Gu. For advertising and subscription inquiries, contact (+632) 8.470.2325 or e-mail foodsafetytrendsph@gmail.com.
January 22, 2020

Food Allergen Management: Advancing Your Food Safety Program

“Food allergies are an abnormal immune response to the normally harmless food protein. Unfortunately, there is no cure for food allergies. Avoidance of allergenic food is the only foolproof way of preventing allergic reactions. Despite such avoidance, cross-contamination or cross-contact still poses a real danger that food allergy sufferers encounter every day.”
January 8, 2020

Importance of Blockchain Technology

Learn the importance of integrating blockchain technology in food safety management. Read the article of Dr. Manny Garcia entitled “New Tech on the Block Tackles Critical Issues in the Food Supply Chain” in the 8th issue of the Food Safety Trends PH Magazine.Get your copy now by subscribing to this link https://lnkd.in/feci5Gu. For advertising and subscription inquiries, contact (+632) 8.470.2325 or e-mail foodsafetytrendsph@gmail.com.
January 6, 2020

Food Safety Tips on Leftover Food

Food safety first! Here are some tips on handling your leftovers properly.
July 5, 2019

Forget the “5-second rule” for dropped food

Food safety first! June 7 marks the first-ever celebration of the World Food Safety Day with the aim to uplift the food safety awareness to protect the public from foodborne illnesses and inspire action to safer food.
June 20, 2019

Don’t wash raw chicken – U.S. Centers for Disease and Control Prevention

Food safety first! June 7 marks the first-ever celebration of the World Food Safety Day with the aim to uplift the food safety awareness to protect the public from foodborne illnesses and inspire action to safer food.
July 30, 2018

The Cold Truth about Listeria

“Listeria was first discovered in the 1920s by Dr. Everitt Murray, and was originally named as Bacterium monocytogenes. It was later on renamed to honor Dr. Joseph Lister who […]
July 19, 2018

Addicted with Korean Barbecue? Eat with food safety in mind.

Craving to grill unlimited thinly sliced pork and beef on your table with delicious banchan on the side? We’re sure you love Korean barbecue buffet as […]
June 26, 2018

Campylobacter: An Emerging Foodborne Pathogen

“In 2016, Campylobacter jejuni has finally taken the spotlight as the new food superbug. In a ground- breaking article published in US Food Safety Magazine, University of Leicester scientists […]
June 13, 2018

Pathogens of Interest in the Food Industry

“Food safety is non-negotiable. The continuous urbanization and modernization of our country had brought major transformations in food manufacturing, processing, transporting, retailing, and even consumption. Consequently, […]
May 29, 2018
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Sanitary Design: The Next Worthy Investment

“The Sanitary Design of a facility or an equipment is heavily oriented towards the avoidance of microbiological contamination and colonization, much like the goals of HACCP. […]
April 11, 2018

Food Safety and Social Media: An Integrated Approach

In a world of interconnected screens and Wi-Fi-driven news, brands and organizations must take precautionary measures in handling potentially “viral” food safety crises. Excerpt from the article […]
April 10, 2018

The Philippine Halal Industry: What you need to know

“The development of Halal industry is a collaboration of the private and government sector wherein the Department of Trade and Industry works on trade laws and export, the Department of […]
April 6, 2018

A new trend is coming…

Be the first to get the new issue of Food Safety Trends Philippines Magazine! Be informed on the various trends and updates on food safety and quality awareness. Don’t be left behind! Pre-order a […]
April 4, 2018

Food Recall: A Constant Threat to Profitability

A food recall occurs when there is reason to believe that a food may cause consumers to become ill. Some reasons for recalling food include: (a) discovery of an organism in […]
March 22, 2018

Know your rights: Philippine Regulations on quality and safe drinking water

In the Philippines, two separate Administrative Orders govern different types of drinking water sources. Administrative Order No. 2007-0012 -The Philippine National Standards for Drinking Water requires […]
March 21, 2018

Mycotoxin in Crops: A Threat to Humans and Livestock

Mycotoxin contamination is a significant food safety concern in the grain industry. Consumption of mycotoxin-contaminated commodities can lead to acute and chronic diseases in humans and animals. There are six […]
February 8, 2018

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November 8, 2017

Aflatoxin: One of the Most Potent Natural Carcinogens

Aflatoxin is one of the most potent natural carcinogens known to man and has been linked to a wide variety of human and animal health problems. In 2004, […]
November 7, 2017

Technologically Advanced Mycotoxin Test System with Water-Based Extraction

Glenwood Technologies’ premium mycotoxin test kits can help food and feed producers rapidly detect and quantify the presence of mycotoxins in different agricultural commodities both as raw materials and finished […]
November 3, 2017

Home Food Safety Tips: Preparation of Hot Combination Dishes

Follow these food safety tips in preparing hot combination dishes: Hot Combination dishes are dishes prepared with combinations of meat, fish, sauce, starch, vegetables and/or fruits […]
November 2, 2017

Supplier Food Safety Program in the Food Chain: A Critical Issue for the Philippine Food Industry

Since the acceptance of the farm-to-table concept in food safety systems, the importance of upstream sources in food manufacturing has become the recent focus in global […]
October 23, 2017

Home Food Safety Tips: Preparation of Batters and Doughs

Do not eat raw batters! Unbaked batters and dough can be hazardous if not handled properly. They may contain high levels of Salmonella as most of […]
October 13, 2017

Thinking of reusing your marinade again? Think again…

Pork, beef, and chicken are oftentimes marinated then grilled during summer. Be sure to discard used marinade as it contains juices from the raw meat, which […]
October 12, 2017

Food safety tips for fresh-squeezed fruits and vegetables

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), juices provide many important nutrients, but consuming untreated juices can pose health risks to your family. When […]
October 10, 2017

Grilling Food Safety 101

Are you craving for a tasty barbecue and savory grilled meats? You may want to follow these food safety grilling tips from the U.S. Department of […]
October 9, 2017

Understanding Food Safety Management Systems Certification Standards

“Internationally, the most widely applied form of self-regulation are the ISO certification and HACCP-based systems. The International Standards Organization (ISO), based in Geneva, develops standards (including […]
October 4, 2017

Home Food Safety: Preparation of Cold Combination Dishes

Here are some food safety tips in preparing cold combination dishes: –Cold combination dishes are dishes made of the same food items as hot combination dishes […]
September 29, 2017

Egg Safety: What you need to know

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), fresh eggs, even those with clean, uncracked shells, may contain bacteria called Salmonella that can cause foodborne illness. […]
April 15, 2015

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