Food Safety Education for Food Processors and Manufacturers


Small scale processors and manufacturers in the food industry and especially entrepreneurs can find both basic and specific information in the Food Processing for Entrepreneurs Series below.

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Check out the following publications in this series:

GMOs - learn about good manufacturing practices (PDF) which are regulations which require a quality approach to manufacturing.

Preservation, Safety and Shelf-life describes food processing terms, common preservation methods, and shelf-life determination.

Acidified Foods (also available in Spanish version), explains commercial food processing fundamentals including the relationship among microbiology, food characteristics, thermal processing, and the safety of food consumed.

Selecting a ph Meter talks about what to look for when choosing equipment to measure food acidity.

Small Scale Food Equipment covers equipment requirements, materials and design.

Maintenance in Manufacturing explains how to keep food safe when making equipment repairs.

Processing of specific foods:

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