Beef Industry Safety Summit

Posted by Stacey Garcia, Ph.D. on Mar 9, 2015 9:49:38 AM

This week, Roka attended the Beef Industry Safety Summit in Dallas, TX.  The summit is a joint effort of BIFSCo and the Beef Checkoff. The summit was well-attended despite the less-than-ideal travel situation (ice and snow throughout the US, including in Dallas!). There were lots of interesting topics, including regulatory updates, a GFSI overview, and breakout sessions to brainstorm how the industry can continue to improve their food safety systems.

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View from the Food Safety Industry: Element Materials Technology

Posted by Anantharama Rishi on Mar 4, 2015 10:51:00 AM


We recently had the opportunity to discuss food safety and insights on the industry with Keith Klemm, Operations Manager at Element Materials Technology. Keith offers a unique perspective on current industry trends, solutions, and the importance of new technology in the growth of his organization.

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You’re Cordially Invited: A Discussion about Pathogen Testing Challenges and Their Impact on Food Operations

Posted by Chanelle Adams, Ph.D. on Feb 2, 2015 1:50:00 PM

Roka is pleased to announce that Dr. Chanelle Adams will be giving a session on difficult food matrices and their impact on food operations at the Western NY Food Industry Expo in Rochester, NY on March 24th. The session will review the unique needs of difficult food types, which may require labs to perform specialized sample processing leading to longer turnaround time or added cost to the client. In the worst case, challenging matrices may lead to inaccurate results, which could have far reaching impacts on food manufacturers.

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