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New ISO publications for food safety and irradiation

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New ISO publications for food safety and safer food irradiation
Safe food from the farm – new ISO technical specification: Safer food farming is the principal benefit targeted by a new International Organization for Standardization (ISO) technical specification Prerequisite programmes on food safety – Part 3: Farming, ISO/TS 22002-3:2011. Farms are the first link in many supply chains that bring food to the kitchen table and ISO/TS 22002-3 helps to ensure that farmers implement best practice to maintain a hygienic environment and play their part in controlling food safety hazards in food chains. Read more. Order ISO/TS 22002-3 (hard copy) from www.standards.co.nz.
New ISO Standard makes food irradiation safer: ISO 14470:2011 Food irradiation – Requirements for the development, validation and routine control of the process of irradiation using ionizing radiation for the treatment of food provides state-of-the-art requirements for food irradiation, commonly used to improve quality and safety in food processing. ISO 14470 will benefit manufacturers, irradiation operators, regulators, customers, and, ultimately, consumers. Read more. Order ISO 14470 (hard copy) from www.standards.co.nz.
Note: You can order PDFs of ISO Standards by calling 0800 782 632 during business hours or emailing enquiries@standards.co.nz.

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