Elise Schafer

Elise Schafer

Editor

Elise Schafer has served as Feed & Grain's editor since May 2013. Prior to that, she served as assistant editor from 2008 to 2009 and associate editor since 2010. During her time with Cygnus Business Media, Schafer worked on other B2B publications including Maintenance Supplies, Campus Facility Maintenance and Food Logistics. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a bachelor's degree in communication with an emphasis in print journalism.

Articles by Elise Schafer

FSMA Compliance: You’re Closer than You Think

FSMA Compliance: You’re Closer than You Think

January 30, 2014 | Editor's View

Perhaps the most frustrating hurdle the FSMA presents is the fact that unlike USDA’s GIPSA or APHIS inspectors, many FDA inspectors have little or no grain industry background. They’re used to inspecting food plants where you can “literally eat off of the floor,” Mosher said. “Your facility...

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How to Manage Combustible Dust

January 30, 2014 | Feature

The October 2011 explosion of a Kansas grain elevator that killed six people tragically highlights one of the most serious hazards feed and grain processing companies manage every day — combustible dust. The loss of an employee and community-member is certainly the ultimate price paid for...

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Research Highlight: Using Radiation to Control Pests

January 30, 2014 | Online Exclusive

A study authored by Center for Grain and Animal Health Research (CGAHR) entomologist G.L. Hallman by Submitted to the Journal of Stored Products Research. It stated the use of food irradiation is increasing in the world because it can assist in solving some food problems such as food-borne...

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