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Focus on Food

Focus on Food

By Nick Cork
Owning or managing a successful food business is a complex process - ensuring that food is safe at all times and that the business is complying with all the relevant regulations is no easy task. At Focus on Food, our mission is to provide accessible and cost effective advice, training and guidance to food business owners and managers. No complex technical jargon. No hidden or excessive fees. Through our website, online training courses and this podcast, we take complex technical information and simplify it so that you can just focus on running your business.
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Episode 2 - Focus on Basic Food Microbiology: Part 2 - Yeast & Mould

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Episode 5 - Focus on shelf life testing
This episode features a recording of the 5th webinar in the Focus on Food series. In this webinar, Nick Cork CMgr FIML (National Food Consultant, ALS) takes you through an overview of food shelf life testing, including how to set up a shelf life verification trial for your product and how to determine whether you need to apply a best before or use by date. He also covers accelerated shelf life testing and some of the pitfalls involved in getting the right information onto your product.
44:54
September 30, 2021
Episode 4 - Focus on Environmental Monitoring
This is an audio recording of the 4th Focus on Food webinar held on Friday 18th October 2019. This webinar focused on how to plan and write a compliant Environmental Monitoring plan, including what to test for and specifications. Visit www.focus-on-food.com to subscribe to all of the information available from Focus on Food, including video recordings of the webinars.
34:45
September 1, 2021
Episode 3 - Focus on Microbiological specifications
This is an audio recording of the 3rd Focus on Food webinar held on Friday 23rd August 2019. This webinar focused on setting microbiological specifications for your food products, process hygiene and potable water, including where to source your information. Visit www.focus-on-food.com to subscribe to all of the information available from Focus on Food.
46:34
August 2, 2021
Episode 2 - Focus on Basic Food Microbiology: Part 2 - Yeast & Mould
Our second recording features audio from Part 2 of the Focus on Basic Food Microbiology webinars. This episode covers yeast and mould and their role in food spoilage. We look at factors affecting growth and examples of spoilage, plus a roundup of laboratory testing for spoilage and pathogenic microorganisms. The full webinar recording, including visuals, is available to Focus on Food Premium and Enterprise members at https://focus-on-food.com/
40:46
June 30, 2021
Episode 1 - Focus on basic food microbiology part 1
This episode is an audio recording of our first ever focus on food webinar, broadcast live on the 21st June 2019. This webinar gave an overview of basic food microbiology, looking in particular at pathogenic bacteria. The full webinar recording, including visuals, is available to Focus on Food Premium and Enterprise members at https://focus-on-food.com/
45:46
June 1, 2021