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What Is Time/Temperature Control for Safety (TCS)?

The traditional definition of “perishable foods” has been revised over the years to reflect scientific and technological developments. “Perishable foods”...

Written by SmartSense | April 28, 2020 | Food Safety, HACCP

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Emerging Technologies That Reduce Food Waste

In an analysis of the contributors to food waste, Rethinking Food Through Economic Data (ReFED) recently identified opportunities for digital innovations to reduce food waste. In this post, following their lead, we take a look at some remarkable app technologies that can be an affordable and profitable gateway for companies in both the grocery and restaurants sectors that wish to participate in the growing world of...

Written by SmartSense | April 14, 2020 | Food Safety, HACCP

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 can take advantage of this opportunity is to partner with organizations and startups that can help them use innovative strategies and technologies to recycle and up-cycle unsold inventory. In this post, we take a look at some of the most promising partners...

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

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

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 SmartSense | March 3, 2020 | Food Safety, HACCP, FSMA

Driving Grocery Store Optimization Through Perishables

Grocery stores offer a wide variety of foods, including many perishables that require tight temperature controls. Fridges, freezers, reach-ins, and bunkers that hold these sensitive foods must be checked throughout the day, taking time away from team members from ensuring good experience for their customers. Manual temperature checks, typically done with pen and paper, are error-prone, easily forgotten, increase...

Written by SmartSense | December 10, 2019 | Food Safety, HACCP

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