Process Quality AssuranceWright Process Systems helps processors achieve responsible, active product management. Our Process Design Engineering services combine management, operational and equipment solutions to mitigate risk in our customers’ process systems. We start by assessing risk factors in a system, identifying components for monitoring, and then reacting to inconsistencies. After optimizing the system, Wright Process Systems will train on-site personnel to manage the tools. 

Quality assurance ranges from plant-wide food safety initiatives to sanitary process cleaning to the maintenance of individual process components. The ultimate goal is to get the entire system working in harmony for an efficient production environment and a reliably consistent product.

In this industry, we talk a lot about food safety and protecting consumers from food contamination, but a corporate culture that values safety should include discussion and procedures...

Approximately 84% of food manufacturers in the United States have a food defense plan in place, as reported by the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The organization has...

Food producers are well aware of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which was signed into law in January 2011 by President Obama. The FDA maintains...

Labeling specifics hit the courts as food importers and processors struggle with requirements for divulging the origin of food products.
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As food and beverage manufacturers move to meet the new rules and regulations specified by the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), ingredients labels are just one...

The food and beverage industry has been operating under an FDA rule for ingredients “generally regarded as safe” (GRAS) that was proposed in 1997, but never...

The publication of the FSMA final rules has been pushed back to August 2015 and implementation will begin in 2016. Bar-coding and equipment design review among measures suggested to ease implementation process.
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An Ohio teen overdosed on a powdered caffeine supplement in May 2014, which has prompted the FDA to review the safety of products with added caffeine, such as energy drinks and energy shots, as well as the drug’s effect on children.
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Last year, the Centers for Disease Control used the holiday season as a springboard to talk about food safety on social media. Using the hashtag #CDCchat...

Lou Cooperhouse, director of the Rutgers Food Innovation Center, highlighted food safety and quality as a top issue for fruit and vegetable producers...

Food producers are getting the message, loud and clear, that consumers want healthier options. Even during the traditionally indulgent holiday season, food companies...

Retrofitting older plants requires customization of system to need
For older plants looking to retrofit their systems for a more modern, efficient production environment, the process begins with an assessment of the current system’s capabilities...

Everyone from famous restaurateurs to analyst groups try to predict the next big food trends and stay ahead of consumer demands for the coming year. Here are just a few...

Water consumption is top-of-mind for many food processors due to the current drought in California and water restrictions in various states. It can be one of the most sensitive utilities for a processing plant as well, so it pays to be aware of how and where...

Visit Food Safety News for a calendar of food safety events nationwide.
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The FDA now has data from the Reportable Food Registry’s first three years
This data can help shed some insight into food recalls and possible preventive measures...

Honey is honey, nothing more, says FDA.
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