Food companies need the right tools to inform their COVID mitigation strategies, and now iFoodDS has partnered with Cornell University to provide a solution. We created an infectious disease model with funding from a USDA grant to help processors, growers, and other companies in the perishable supply chain make these difficult decisions.
When was the last time you evaluated your environmental monitoring procedures, routine sampling sites, or corrective actions? Could your program be updated to account for new equipment or processes in your facility? Here are five best practices to implement for your EMP.
Recurrent illness outbreaks associated with fresh produce highlight the importance of creating a proactive food safety culture. Dr. Bob Whitaker discusses why every produce business needs a measurable food safety culture and provides a model for change to help you transform your own culture.
Scientists from Cornell University recently published a study funded by the Center for Produce Safety that analyzed the prevalence of Listeria in the United States. Here are some of the key highlights from the study that food processors should keep in mind.
Having a strong food safety culture means that all your employees share a common knowledge of food safety issues and best practices. Educating every employee on these issues and best practices may sound like a daunting task. However, it’s an important component of your organization’s success.
Food safety audits are inevitable, but they don’t have to be feared. If you’re prepared, they can go smoothly and be nothing more than a brief interruption.