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Food Testing Microbiology and Chemistry

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Food Safety Net Services slide presentation at the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Quality Leadership Network event held at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Los Angeles

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Food Testing Microbiology and Chemistry

  1. 1. Partnering for Progress
  2. 2. Auditing/Education Complete Laboratory Services Technical & Quality Expertise FSNS History Background Agenda Working Together
  3. 3. Food Safety at an all time high in awareness and exposure • In the U.S. alone, 1 in 6 are effected by foodborne diseases each year – Result: • 128,000 hospitalizations • 3000 deaths • $9 Billion in medical costs and another $75B in recalled food • Consumer awareness at an all time high – Blue Bell Ice Cream and Chipotle Mexican Grill. • Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) takes effect in 2016 North American Food Safety Market – Global Trends & Forecast 2016
  4. 4. When: 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week / 365 days a year - Our labs are always open! Who: Owned and operated since 1994 by Gina and John Bellinger. Committed to overall food safety, customer service and technical expertise. Where: Across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. What: FSNS is a national network of ISO-accredited laboratories armed with expert technical resources. Our mission is to improve food safety programs. About Food Safety Net Services How: Providing microbiological and chemical analyses of food, beverages, pharmaceuticals and environmental samples, as well as industry audits, consulting, education, and research.
  5. 5. FOOD SAFETY NET SERVICES LAB LOCATIONS Fresno, CA San Antonio, TX Phoenix, AZ Atlanta, GA Green Bay, WI DFW, TX Los Angeles, CA Columbus , OH Amarillo, TX Northwest Arkansas Boise, ID (Coming December 2016) 12 Labs and growing! Lancaster, PA (Coming 2017)
  6. 6. Complete Safety Net Of Services Laboratory Micro & Chemistry Special Projects & Research Auditing Services Education & Training Serious & Sincere About Service
  7. 7. Pathogen identification:  Culture Confirmation (USDA-MLG, FDA-BAM, CMMEF)  Bacterial Identification - VITEK (bioMerieux)  Salmonella serotype - O and H antiserum serology Microbiological rapid screens and instrumentation:  Molecular Rapid Screens  Enzyme Immunoassay  Lateral Flow Immunoassay  Other kits as necessary (Neogen)  Actively investigate new technologies (3M, Neogen, Pall, ROKA, BioRad)  Eddy Jet spiral plater, TEMPO, Flash & Go, 3M Petrifilm reader Chemistry Instrumentation: GC, HPLC, GCMSMS, ICP-OES, ICP-MS, LCMSMS, FTIR Proximate Testing (Fat, Moisture, Protein, Ash, Salt) Allergens, Aflatoxin, Mycotoxins Minerals, Metals, and Multi –residue Pesticide Screening Cholesterol and Water Soluble Vitamins Sugars and Total Dietary Fiber Additives, Adulterants, Caffeine Fatty Acids including Omega Fatty Acids Amino Acids, Beta-Agonists Rancidity Tests (TBA, Free Fatty Acids, Peroxide Value) Sudan/Azo Dyes, Pungency (ASTA) FSNS Microbiological/Chemistry Testing Capabilities Technologies and Instrumentation
  8. 8. Nutritional Labeling Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) is pleased to offer Full Nutritional labeling reflective of the FDA Final Rule: Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Label. Full Nutritional Panel  Submit a representative sample for analysis consisting of 10 samples from 10 different production lots for the best representative sample (samples are composited, homogenized and approximately 500 g are taken to be tested for analysis).  All mandatory requirements on a nutritional panel will be laboratory tested. These tests include: Fat, Moisture, Protein, Ash, Minerals (Iron, Potassium, Sodium and Calcium), Vitamin D, Sugars, Cholesterol and Total Dietary Fiber. Calories, Carbohydrates and Added Sugars will be reported based on calculation.  A Certificate of Analysis will be provided with the amount of each analysis.  A NLEA nutritional panel will be provided with FDA reference with the serving size or amount specified.  Added Sugars – In order to determine accurate amounts, any added ingredients, such as honey, will need submitted in order to determine correct percentages. If you do not have this information or are unsure of the amount added, a Sugar Profile is available to correctly determine percentages by laboratory analysis.
  9. 9. Technical Services Research & Consultation • Specific, custom services – based on individual needs or regulatory drivers • Based on the principles of sound science • Supportive of process assessments and/or adjustments (laboratory validation) • Team of experienced microbiologists and process authorities • Validation Studies • Inoculation Studies • FSMA Regulatory Guidance • FDA Detention Testing • Challenge Studies • Shelf Life Studies • Sampling Plans
  10. 10. 74 73 68 68 52 0 20 40 60 80 100 Turano's McCain George's Bay Valley Daystar % Attributes Passed By Supplier (Accumulative) 8 Total Cases 11 Total Cases 18 Total Cases 6 Total Cases 12 Total Cases Product Evaluation/Supplier Verification Calculating % Compliance • i.e. Supplier 5’s Deli 6” Soft Sub • 5 Attributes Tested (Finished Weight, Length, Width, Height, Heel Size) • 4 out of 5 for individual evaluation in spec = 80% Pass • Attributes were tallied for all evaluations per supplier Supplier 1 Supplier 2 Supplier 3 Supplier 4 Supplier 5
  11. 11. 70 69 69 66 0 20 40 60 80 100 Wings - Type A Wings - Type B Breast Chunks 7oz Chicken Breast Supplier X % Passed Wings-Type A - Feathers - Mutilated Pieces Wings-Type B - Feathers - Broken Bones Breast Chunks - Weight - Fat 7oz Chicken Breast - Blood Spots - Thickness - Mangled Pieces (Not Weighted) 3 Cases 8 Cases 2 Cases 5 Cases
  12. 12. Tracking/Trending – Compliance By Product Code 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 2/29/16 3/31/16 4/30/16 Breast Chunks Avg Product Compliance (%) Linear (Avg Product Compliance (%)) 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% B151103 B160209 Fries Avg Product Compliance (%) 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 2/4/16 3/4/16 4/4/16 5/4/16 7oz Chicken Breast Avg Product Compliance… 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 3/1/16 4/1/16 5/1/16 Wings Avg Product Compliance…
  13. 13. SECURE, RELEVANT AND AVAILABLE  Web-based customer extranet  View, search and trend/track results  24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year  Security - Unique user ID & Password  Customizable Systems Integration  Data analysis  Allows direct data transfer for use in queries, trending/tracking and analysis. Data Management
  14. 14. Education & Training FSNS offers certified training programs that address the following: • HACCP Training Course • BRC Training Course • SQF Training Course • GFSI Internal Auditing • Microbiology & Food Safety Course • FSMA and PCQI Training • Customer Specific Training
  15. 15. Certification & Audit • PAACO Certified Auditors • North America’s largest BRC meat plant auditing firm • Food Safety Audits • N=60 & CCP Verification • SRM Audits • Sanitation Assessments • Risk Assessment • Bio-Security • Customer Specific Audits/ Addendums • Animal Welfare & Transportation Addendum • (Beef/Pork/Lamb/Veal) • Animal Welfare – Poultry • Warehouse & Packaging • ISO 17065 Accredited • BRC • FSSC • SQF
  16. 16. www.FSNS.com

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