Food Safety with all the Trimmings

Each November a whopping 46 million turkeys are eaten at Thanksgiving. It's the time of year that home cooks take on preparing the perfect meal for a crowd of friends and family. In many cases this is the largest meal these brave hosts will prepare all year. Improper cooking and food handling procedures are the main [...]

By | November 6th, 2018|Food Safety|0 Comments

Part I: Contamination Prone Food Service Equipment- Meat Slicers

Meat slicers are difficult to clean and have been associated with outbreaks of Salmonella and Listeria among other food borne illness pathogens. Although FDA code requires cleaning meat slicers every 4 hours, it does not rigorously specify cleaning methodology. To ensure longevity of component parts, operators should use only cleaning and sanitizing chemicals recommended by [...]

By | January 30th, 2018|Food Safety|0 Comments

Food Safety Concerns in the Global Food Supply Chain

The FDA reports that the top three food supply chain violations are from vegetables, seafood and fruits. An FDA report stated that 10%-15% of all food consumed in the US is imported.  These products come from more than 300,000 facilities and 150 countries. It is critical to protect your products and brands across food supply [...]

By | January 9th, 2018|Food Safety, Uncategorized|0 Comments