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ADS offers several technical manuals and all are offered exclusively online.
The Quality Assurance Guidelines Manual is a complete workbook designed to help dressing and sauce manufacturers establish quality assurance programs. It identifies critical control points and procedures for monitoring manufacturing systems.
The Methods and Procedures Manual provides recommendations for actual testing procedures and quality control methods used in state-of-the-art production of dressing and sauce products.
The Packaging Manual: A reference manual for the Dressings & Sauces Industry provides members with basic information regarding portion control and flexible packaging. The manual serves as a guide for selecting and using packaging materials and equipment in plants.
Food Safety and Mayonnaise: Facts About Commercial Mayonnaise and Salad Dressing is a collection of scientific literature confirming that commercial mayonnaise and salad dressings are bactericidal for foodborne illness organisms. Included are:
- abstracts of research and opinions from authoritative sources dating as far back as 1940,
- a backgrounder on mayonnaise safety, and
- a consumer-friendly brochure Make Mine Mayonnaise that sets the record straight about food safety and commercial mayonnaise.
The package is routinely updated and sent to federal and state regulatory officials, as well as media contacts, to educate them on the safety of mayonnaise.