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Food Safety & Quality Management Division

A professional forum focused on issues, news, and best-practices related to food safety and food quality.

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Joele Atonfack Food Safety & Quality Management Division
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Noteworthy Programs

On-Demand Webinar: Best Practices in Sensory Evaluation for Quality Management

Sensory evaluation is a powerful tool for effective quality management programs. Learn from speakers Carole Sanders (General Mills Inc.) and Eddie Kusmider (Kraft Heinz) as they share diverse insights from the perspectives of sensory evaluation, quality management, and product development. The panelists discuss best practices of sensory evaluation that apply to quality management, describe how sensory evaluation can be integrated into quality management programs, and explain for the value of sensory evaluation to enhance quality management programs.

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Division Oral Competition Finalists

  • First: Heymant Kaur, North Dakota State University: Effect of Milling, Storage and Vacuum Steam Pasteurization on Soft Red Wheat Flour Quality, Functionality and End-Product Quality
  • Finalist: Cameron Jordan, The Ohio State University: Use of portable FT-NIR scanner technology for nondestructive and rapid quantification of cannabinoids in hemp inflorescence
  • Finalist: Yaqi Zhao, Florida State University: Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay for the Detection of Allergenic Finfish Residue

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