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An FSMS Is the Strongest Predictor of Food Safety Compliance

With each passing year of the 21st century, the restaurant cold chain continues to grow in new directions. Compared to 20 years ago, It’s less linear (similar...

Written by Garret Weigel | January 16, 2019 | HACCP, Food Safety

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Canadian Laws On Temperature Monitoring: Province Specific Standards

In our previous post, we outlined general recommendations and national standards for vaccine storage and monitoring in Canada. Despite what may be common practice in The States, pharmacists cannot immunize patients in every province and territory, which directly affects the need for temperature monitoring of vaccines in pharmacies. In addition to the general recommendations and national standards, laws and...

Written by Garret Weigel | January 11, 2019 | Supply Chain, Pharmacy Safety

Stadium Concessions: Food Safety at Public Venues

As we’ve said before, food safety is no easy task: it requires diligence, patience, and above all else, commitment to ensuring customer safety and product quality. All food service businesses have the same obligation to safety, whether or not they are a family run restaurant, a quick service chain with stores worldwide, or a public venue that serves thousands of guests in a few short hours.

Written by Garret Weigel | January 9, 2019 | Food Safety, HACCP

WHO’s in Charge: How the CDC and WHO Prepare Vaccines for Flu Season

Every New Year brings the inevitable flu season. With fingers crossed, those of us who received flu shots in the fall remain hopeful that we’ll be protected during the winter months from any one of the several influenza viruses circulating at work, school, and other crowded spaces. Sometimes we’re lucky, sometimes we’re not.

Written by Garret Weigel | January 4, 2019 | Pharmacy Safety

Supply Chain Logistics: The Backbone of Global Trade and an Optimal Standard of Living

While the world may feel like it’s becoming smaller due to the advances in technology and communications, there is still a great disparity between the resources some countries have over others. This disparity can be partly explained by the lack of a substantial supply chain with supporting technology in developing or underdeveloped nations; it substantially affects their ability to move the same level of supplies...

Written by Garret Weigel | January 2, 2019 | Supply Chain

Canadian Laws On Temperature Monitoring: National Standards

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and Health Canada have developed guidelines and regulations around the storage of pharmaceuticals on a national level. Additionally, the province and territory level regulations are primarily focused on cold chain management throughout the distribution process as it relates to vaccinations. The mandates don’t stop there: there are also many regulations and recommendations...

Written by Garret Weigel | December 27, 2018 | Pharmacy Safety

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