by Meritech, on September 3,2020

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, we worked with Quality Assurance Magazine to organize a State of the Hygiene Market study to reveal how employee hygiene is currently being managed in food …

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by Meritech, on July 17,2020

The importance of hygiene has been thrust to the forefront of organizational processes and procedures in light of the recent pandemic. The immediate knowledge of the level of disruption and …

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by Meritech, on July 16,2020

There are 5 main steps that individuals should take when going through the core hygiene zone: Learn more about hygienic zoning in our Hygiene Zone Ebook - Download it here! …

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by Meritech, on July 14,2020

A hygiene zone is created within the facility based on the risk of contamination to a product. It’s designed to prevent pathogens from entering a facility or cross-contamination between production …

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by Paul Barnhill, on June 5,2020

What is a Captive Footwear Program? A captive footwear program is truly the precipice of great footwear hygiene practices at any organization. “Captive” or “Zoned” footwear is a subcategory of …

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Topics:Footwear Hygiene ResourcesFood Processing

by Meritech, on May 8,2020

The importance of hygiene has been thrust to the forefront of organizational processes and procedures in light of the recent pandemic. However, for food manufacturing and packaging facilities the threat …

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by Meritech, on April 30,2020

In just a few short weeks, novel coronavirus COVID-19 has changed the entire world. Depending on where you live, simply leaving one's home can be encumbered with numerous restrictions and …

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Topics:Food ProcessingCOVID-19

by Paul Barnhill, on March 30,2020

Now that you’ve created a food safety culture, it’s time to discuss how to maintain and reinforce this new culture at your facility. Please note this is the fourth post …

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by Paul Barnhill, on March 27,2020

This is the third article in our continued discussion about food safety culture, you can read the other posts here: 1. What is a food safety culture? 2. What can …

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by Joe Johnson, on March 20,2020

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) hosted a phone conference for the food industry Wednesday, March 18 in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Frank Yiannas, the deputy commissioner of …

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Topics:Food ProcessingFood Service & RetailCOVID-19