CFA December 2017 Newsletter

Items in this edition: Biocides go global – new GFSI Technical Working Group Fridge issue hots up again National Biofilms Innovation Centre Launched Genome sequencing – getting the whole picture SOFHT Dorothy Cullinane Award for CFA Director Kaarin Goodburn MBE Changing places and faces CFA welcomes back Bakkavor CFA Newsletter No. 48 December 2017

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CFA’s Kaarin Goodburn Honoured for Biocides Work

The Society of Food Hygiene & Technology (SOFHT) has recognised CFA’s Director Kaarin Goodburn MBE with its prestigious Dorothy Cullinane Award. The annual award is presented exclusively by the SOFHT Council to a ‘company or person that has made an outstanding contribution to the food industry, with particular emphasis on food safety and/or food hygiene and/or food technology’. It was created in memory of Dorothy Cullinane, expert in food labelling and allergy. Previous recipients include founder of the Anaphylaxis Campaign David Reading. Kaarin received the award for her work on biocide regulation. Since 2014 she has led on biocides issues […]

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New Water Quality Management Guidance issued

Water is widely used in the food industry, both directly as a raw material or ingredient and as a cleaning or processing aid. In all cases, water quality must be such that it is not a source of unacceptable contamination due to the presence of pathogenic or spoilage micro-organisms, chemical or foreign body contaminants. To help chilled food manufacturers develop water quality management policies and carry out risk assessments including during boil water notices, CFA has updated and expanded its Water Quality Management Guidance. The Guidance provides technical information regarding the efficacy of various water treatments against key microorganisms, sets […]

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