The number one quality assurance (QA) mistake that food testing laboratories make is not having enough training for new employees.
Many ethnic start-up retail and food service operations function without the benefit of a large corporate support structure and need industry support.
For Costco Wholesale, dedication to food safety is in the very fabric of its corporate culture.
A culture of food safety is built on a set of shared values that operators and their staff follow to produce and provide food in the safest manner.
Marriott International accomplishes food safety on a global scale with a training and inspection program that transcends language and cultural barriers.
The State University College of Agriculture and Technology in Cobleskill, NY, offers curricula in every facet of food production.
Cases of intentional contamination are infrequent but can result in serious adverse public health consequences and economic impact.
It isn't difficult to see that, independent of the mode of transportation, foods and food ingredients are susceptible to abuse and/or contamination during transportation and storage.
Training is the key step to protect public health from the ever-increasing number of food products entering the global supply chain.
A review of “Diagnosis and Management of Foodborne Illnesses: A Primer for Physicians and Other Health Care Professionals” is presented.
When a food company begins to develop an integrated sanitation program to better ensure the quality and safety of its products, teamwork is essential to the program’s success.
Outbreak investigations must focus on identifying the source of contamination, the situations that allowed contaminants to survive and permitted the pathogen to cause illnesses.