Sacramento Valley Walnut Growers, LLC Established in 2006, Sacramento Valley Walnut Growers are a grower-owned walnut processing and marketing company located in Yuba City, CA. They provide bulk in-shell and shelled walnuts to customers world-wide. Their structure allows them to control quality from the orchard to the box. Visit www.sacvalleynut.com to learn more. Thomas... Read more »
9 Commonly Overlooked Items in a HACCP Plan — Webinar October 23, 2014, 10:00 am – 11:00 am Webinar Implementing SQF Food Safety Management System version 7.2 October 27, 2014 – October 28, 2014, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm DFA Corporate Office, Sacramento CA Internal Auditor: Verifying the Effectiveness of Your Food Safety... Read more »
When a buyer contacts a company to secure a load or loads of products, there are many details that remain to be worked out. Discussions will usually begin with a basic description of the type of product that buyer is looking for and then quickly switch to a dialogue on pricing. After pricing has been... <a href="http://www.dfaofca.com/issue-26-september-2014/dfa-californias-red-seal-program-meeting-global-food-safety-quality-demands/" title="Read DFA of California’s Red Seal Program
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Since DFA of California’s establishment in 1908, the association has manufactured and sold only a single product. The original meter, designed by Charles D. Fisher in 1933, was named the “Fruit Testing Apparatus.” Today the meter is referred to as DFA of California’s “Moisture Meter.” Using the Wheatstone bridge circuit the meter measures the moisture... Read more »
We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new food safety conference, Safe Food California. Hosted on the historic waterfront of Monterey, Safe Food California is staged to be the west coast’s premiere food safety conference. The structure of our previous annual conference has been refocused to emphasize education and revitalize our exposition. The mission of... Read more »
This year’s Pinnacle Club Golf Tournament took place on a beautiful sunny day in Monterey, California on July 24th. We want to thank all of our members and their guests for attending, we are proud to have been able to bring everyone together to network and let loose on the course. A special thank you... Read more »
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Congratulations to Mariani Nut Company, the recipient of the 2014 Pinnacle Club Plant of the Year Award! Graciously accepting the award on behalf of Mariani Nut Company was Gus Mariani and Breann Peck. Every year, the DFA food safety team participates in a process of reviewing candidates to receive our prestigious Plant of the Year... Read more »
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By: Lori Carlson (firstname.lastname@example.org) BRC and SQF will each issue new editions to the two most popular Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) benchmarked standards for food processors in 2014 – 2015. SQF will release edition 7.2 of the SQF Code this March with an effective date of July 2014 for all new and continuing certifications.... Read more »
DFA of California offers and delivers comprehensive training programs not only in the form of public courses but also on-site training to meet your facility’s needs. We deliver customized programs for leading manufacturers, retailers, and distribution companies. Not only can smaller companies send key individuals to be trained on specific topics at the public trainings,... Read more »
Will it work and is it effective? Simply put, that is the definition of validation! The food safety program outlined by the FSMA Preventive Controls Rule emphasizes validation of hazard control measures, such sanitation and pathogen-reduction steps in processing. The Validation Academy class will discuss a range of approaches to validation and the steps needed... Read more »