Good Manufacturing Practices

Information on commercial food processing and good manufacturing practices, including courses in hazard analysis critical control point (HACCP), food safety and sanitation for food manufacturers, and preventive controls for human food. Also covers specific education for dairy food processors.

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Measuring pH in Meats
Measuring pH in Meats - Videos Videos

Measuring pH in Meats

Jonathan A. Campbell, Ph.D.

6:29

This instructional video demonstrates both benchtop and portable methods to measure the pH of meat products. More
Determining Fat Content in Meat
Determining Fat Content in Meat - Videos Videos

Determining Fat Content in Meat

Jonathan A. Campbell, Ph.D.

14:57

This instructional video demonstrates two rapid methods to determine fat content of ground meat products. More
Environmental Sampling in Meat and Food Processing
Environmental Sampling in Meat and Food Processing - Videos Videos

Environmental Sampling in Meat and Food Processing

Jonathan A. Campbell, Ph.D., Martin Bucknavage

6:48

In this video you will learn how to conduct microbiological sampling of the processing environment. More
Food Safety and Sanitation for Food Manufacturers
Food Safety and Sanitation for Food Manufacturers - Online Courses Online Courses
$419.00
This online course for food manufacturers and food industry professionals covers the science behind food-borne illness and sanitation, and best practices to ensure food safety. More
Ellie Tan, Herb Wykoff (yogurt judge), Kerry Kaylegian (coach), Jennifer Huang, Shu-wei Huang. Photo by Mike Roemer
Dairy Products Evaluation Team Takes 1st Place in Yogurt - News News
The Penn State Dairy Products Evaluation Team takes 1st place in yogurt at the 95th Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Contest in Madison, Wisconsin. More
Raw Milk Quality
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On farm factors such as cleaning and sanitizing, and temperatures affect the finished product shelf life, flavor, and quality More
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Vinegar Flies - Articles Articles
Vinegar flies, sometimes inaccurately called fruit flies, are small, slow-flying insects usually found in association with over-ripened fruit and vegetables. More
Joseph Berger, Bugwood.org
Larder Beetle - Articles Articles
A commercial pest as well as a household pest, the cosmopolitan larder beetle was historically a pest of cured meats in Europe, the United States, and Canada. More
Analyzing Salt Content
Analyzing Salt Content - Videos Videos

Analyzing Salt Content

Jonathan A. Campbell, Ph.D.

4:52

In this video we will discuss a rapid measurement tool for how to analyze the salt content of various processed meat items. More
Dairy Product Standards
Dairy Product Standards - Articles Articles

Dairy Product Standards

Kerry E. Kaylegian, Ph.D.

Many dairy food products have federal standards and grades that are based on composition, manufacturing, and quality requirements. More
The Grade "A" Pasteurized Milk Ordinance
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The Grade "A" Pasteurized Milk Ordinance

Kerry E. Kaylegian, Ph.D.

The Grade "A" Pasteurized Milk Ordinance (PMO) is recognized as the national standard for milk sanitation. More
Sanitation for Dairy Food Plants
Sanitation for Dairy Food Plants - Articles Articles

Sanitation for Dairy Food Plants

Kerry E. Kaylegian, Ph.D.

Sanitation Controls are an element of Food Safety Plans that are required for all food processors by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The end result is high quality, safe dairy products. More
Dairy Food Processing - Pennsylvania Regulations
Dairy Food Processing - Pennsylvania Regulations - Articles Articles
Dairy food processors must meet all regulations that apply to food processors, as well as regulations for dairy food processing and standards for specific products. More
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Foodborne Illness and Listeria monocytogenes - Articles Articles

Foodborne Illness and Listeria monocytogenes

Sharon McDonald, MEd, RD, LDN

The bacteria Listeria monocytogenes is particularly harmful to pregnant women, newborns, children, elderly, and immune compromised individuals. More
Figure 1. Scanning electron micrograph of the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes. Magnification 3000X.
Control of Listeria monocytogenes in Meat and Poultry - Articles Articles
Learn how to reduce the risk of Listeria monocytogenes in ready to eat meat & poultry products and in small meat & poultry establishments. More