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Partnerships Can Help The Grocery Sector Reduce Food Waste

Fighting food waste can present a major market opportunity for the grocery sector, not to mention crucial benefits for all sectors of society. One way grocers...

Written by SmartSense | April 2, 2020 | Food Safety, HACCP

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10 points to help limit the spread of COVID-19 in food service

COVID-19 is serious. Given the prevailing posture of caution in many industries, it's important to spotlight more focus on the food service industry and any industry where food handling is conducted.

Written by SmartSense | March 18, 2020 | Food Safety, COVID-19, Conoravirus

How an FSMS Ensures Compliance with Food Safety Laws

In our previous post about key food safety laws, we surveyed the history of legislation that has resulted in the need for food producers, distributors, and retailers to comply with detailed regulations to ensure food integrity and public health. In this follow up post, we review the importance of compliance to these laws for the health of your business, and how a Food Safety Management System (FSMS) can best ensure...

Written by SmartSense | March 17, 2020 | Food Safety, HACCP, FSMA

Stay off the Front Page: How Restaurants Can Avoid Food Safety PR Disasters

Foodborne illness outbreaks are a publicity nightmare, plain and simple. In the era of social media, consumers are using Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, and other forums to voice their every complaint. You can pretty much bet that the news of a single case of food poisoning will spread to hundreds or thousands of people in a mere matter of minutes.

Written by Garret Weigel | March 11, 2020 | Food Safety, FSMA

Key Federal Laws Affecting Food Safety Compliance

Every organization involved with the food supply chain shares responsibility for the safety of food. Essential components of the chain include growing, processing, packaging, labeling, distributing, storing, preparing, selling, and serving food. At each of these stages of the industrial food system, food products may be exposed to various levels of risk.

Written by Garret Weigel | March 3, 2020 | Food Safety, HACCP, FSMA

Improving Traceability in Food Chains

How do we improve traceability in food value chains? A recent report by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with McKinsey & Company outlines in great detail new strategies that stakeholders can take advantage of. They explore ways within complex and extended supply chains that those responsible for marketing perishable goods can take to improve the traceability of food shipments within their value chains as...

Written by Garret Weigel | February 26, 2020 | Food Safety, Supply Chain

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