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Stopping Untraceable Foodborne Illness: A Letter from 9 Leading Food Safety Groups

In our recent post outlining the widespread outbreak of E.coli originating from romaine lettuce, we noted that the FDA has been unable to identify how or...

Written by Garret Weigel | June 12, 2018

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Food Safety

E. Coli Outbreak in Romaine Lettuce Highlights the Importance of Digital Food Safety

As you may have read in the news recently, an outbreak of Escherichia coli, more commonly referred to as E. coli, has affected states all across the nation. Most strains of E. coli are harmless, and actually provide a benefit to our gut, but there are some strains that can cause illness. Primarily transferred through fecal matter, E. coli can spread through manure, infecting both vegetables and meats alike. Close to...

Written by Garret Weigel | May 7, 2018

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Who’s to Blame for Foodborne Illness? The Case of Fareway Foods

As we all know, outbreaks of foodborne illness have become newsroom fodder throughout the last few years. They make great headlines: Everyone eats, and most everyone eats prepared foods. It’s no wonder the public takes great interest in following these stories.

Written by SmartSense | May 1, 2018

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Food Safety

Introducing SmartSense - Our New Name and New Brand

We are Excited to Announce Our New Name: SmartSense

Written by SmartSense | April 12, 2018

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Food Safety

Got Milk? Here's the Real Impact of Temperature Excursions

Even if you’ve never had spoiled milk (and we hope you haven’t), you probably have a good idea of just how unpleasant the experience is thanks to popular media. Milk spoils very easily,  turning everyone’s favorite milkshake treat dangerous thanks for foodborne illness. Temperature monitoring in the food industry is crucial, but to what extent?

Written by Sylvia Conte | March 14, 2018

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Learn From Chipotle’s Mistakes: Proactive Food Safety for QSRs

When Chipotle opened its first restaurant in Denver almost 25 years ago, it set the standard for the modern Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) model. But what really distinguished the chain was its innovative mission, “Food With Integrity,” that tapped into the rising consumer demand for healthy, fresh, locally sourced food.

Written by SmartSense | February 13, 2018

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