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Food Safety Best Practices – Part III (Buildings and Facilities)

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The FDA has rigorous guidelines outlining how food manufacturers should manage their businesses. These rules cover everything from weeding the lawn to the kind of grouting and enamel to use…

Food Safety Best Practices – Part II (Equipment and Utensils)

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The FDA has rigorous guidelines outlining how food manufacturers should manage their businesses. These rules cover everything from weeding the lawn, to the kind of grouting and enamel to use…

Food Safety Best Practices – Part I (Personnel)

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The FDA has rigorous guidelines outlining how food manufacturers should manage their businesses. These rules cover everything from weeding the lawn to the kind of grouting and enamel to use…

UK Laboratory Selects the Solus Pathogen Detection System over Vidas

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UK Laboratory Selects the Solus Pathogen Detection System over Vidas   ALS Rotherham pathogen laboratory tests over half a million samples each year. Samples include raw and cooked meats and…

Safe Ingredients Check – Vetting Raw Materials

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Focus your control efforts The FDA recommends focusing your control efforts on the raw materials and ingredients that are most likely to contain pathogens like Listeria. In fact, they say…

Crafting a Recall Plan

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When Prevention isn't Enough, a Carefully Crafted Recall Plan Goes into Effect Your food safety plan should include a recall plan for each food with a hazard requiring a preventive…

Taking a Look at Preventive Controls

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Preventive Controls are a Necessary Component of Your Food Safety Plan When developing your food safety plan, you must specify controls to ensure that identified hazards will be minimized or…

Prevent Contamination in your Food Processing Plant

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Supervisors and Personnel Share Responsibility for Keeping Plant Free from Contamination To limit the potential for contamination, plant management should take all reasonable measures and precautions to ensure that personnel…

The FDA Offers a Step-by-Step Guide to Build Your Food Safety Plan

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Consolidated Resources and Step-by-Step Guidance to Develop a Personalized Food Safety Plan Building your food safety plan can be a daunting task. The FDA provides a plan builder and other…

Three Types of Hazards

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What are the three types of hazards you need to consider for your Food Safety Plan?   Biological Hazards Microbiological hazards such as parasites, environmental pathogens, and other pathogens  …

What to Include in Your Food Safety Plan

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Key Components of Your Food Safety Plan According to the FDA’s Small Entity Compliance Guide, a covered facility must have a written food safety plan including the following components: Hazard…

Solus Goes the Extra Mile to Ensure Quality Control

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Three Indicators of Quality Control Quality control is synonymous with making our food supply safer.  The Solus Pathogen Detection System ensures the highest standards of quality for each test. Users…

Detect Higher Risk Food Products

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Is Your Food Product at High Risk for Listeria Contamination?   The FDA recommends that your environmental monitoring procedures use a risk-based approach in which you establish strategies for environmental…

Help Your Team Stop the Spread of Listeria

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Best Practices for Food Safety Personnel Unknowingly, your team can transfer L. monocytogenes from the processing environment to the food. Following are recommendations from the Food and Drug Administration to…

Clean Your RTE Plant in 7 Steps

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The 7 Step Cleaning Process for your RTE plant   In their “Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Ready-To-Eat Foods: Guidance for Industry Draft Guidance Guide,” the Food and Drug Administration…

5 Advantages of the Solus System vs. Market Leaders

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CERTUS is proud to bring Solus Pathogen Detection System to the United States and introduce it to the market where it currently offers significant benefits over leading immunoassay systems. Solus…

CERTUS™ Announces Exclusive License Agreement for Rapid Pathogen Detection Technology in Food Safety

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CERTUS technology is covered by an exclusive license from BD (Becton Dickinson) to commercialize the proprietary technology in the field of food safety. BD acquired the SERS nanoparticle technology due…

Risk Management Today

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We understand your need to monitor your production environment for pathogenic organisms. In fact, the FDA is currently proposing to require environmental testing when: A ready-to-eat food product is exposed…

Visit us at the Annual IAFP Meeting

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CERTUS™ Debuts at IAFP 2017 Booth #928 with Rapid Pathogen Testing System for Domestic Food Processing Plants A simultaneous brand launch and upcoming product preview offers IAFP attendees an inside…

Introducing CERTUS™

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At CERTUS™, we believe that we can make a difference in the way food safety testing is done, and help reduce food-borne illness. We've created a new generation of food pathogen…