With the final FSMA IA rule in effect for small businesses since July and large businesses a year before that, coupled with changes to the food supply chain in response to the pandemic, risk assessment and mitigation should be a priority now more than ever. For the refrigeration and frozen food industry specifically, changes have also evolved with the implementation of the Sanitary Transportation rule.
We R Food Safety!, the leading provider of food safety software backed by real-time, expert consultation, announces the hire of Andy Hanacek to the new role of Vice President of Communications. In this position, Hanacek will spearhead the development and execution of the company’s communications, public- and media-relations strategies and efforts, looking to expand the We R Food Safety! and Food Safe Pro! brands within the meat, poultry and food industries.
Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection has announced its experts will present the latest technologies at Pack Expo Connects from 9 - 13 November, 2020. Across the five show days, Mettler-Toledo will be demonstrating Track & Trace, metal detection, checkweighing, X-ray and vision inspection technologies, presenting a panel session with a Questions and Answers discussion on the Innovation Stage, plus hosting a virtual showroom at Pack Expo Connects.
PENN Connected – Digital Food Safety from Johnson Controls replaces clipboards with digital tools to help retail, food service and manufacturing organizations adapt to today’s unique food safety standards. The digital compliance management solution manages data monitoring, recording and reporting to ensure food is stored, prepared and consumed in a safe manner. The configurable and easy-to-use platform improves HACCP compliance, saves time and money and provides enterprise-wide insights that can be generated with just a few clicks of a button.
Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) is ubiquitous in the environment and an ever-present threat in frozen food facilities, but food safety professionals who remain vigilant and understand where to focus food safety resources to control and prevent Lm in their facilities will ultimately triumph and keep food safe.
High-pressure processing (HPP) was once considered the ultimate food safety solution. But, after peeling back the many layers of this technology, HPP brings many more benefits to the food processing table.
With forward planning, effective communication and the right partners, responding to regulatory updates can fit within your existing business plan, thus achieving compliance in conjunction with new item launches, reformulations, redesigns, packaging updates and other competing priorities within the business plan.
Check out the December 2020 edition of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods: Cold Foods Processors to Watch in 2021, McCain Foods adapting and expanding, cold facility flooring, cold food safety regulations for 2021 and much more!