Part II: Health Inspections of Food Service Establishments

     Steps in Preparation for Health Inspections: Food service staff knowledge on food safety- check to ensure food service staff have received food handler training and certified through a Food Safety Certification Course (ServSafe) as per local health department’s requirements.  Re-fresh food handlers regularly with the knowledge of safe food handling practices. Store food properly- [...]

By | March 13th, 2018|Restaurant Industry, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cleaning Frequency of Soft Serve and Shake Machines

The food industry is heavily regulated and at times very complex.  The 2017 FDA Food Code requires DAILY cleaning of Soft Serve and Shake Machines.  Users should follow the steps in the owner’s manual to disassemble and reassemble intricate parts ensuring the machine is cleaned thouroughly. So, how is this FDA regulation enforced? Well, the [...]

By | February 20th, 2018|Restaurant Industry|2 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