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Food Safety Audits & Next Steps

March 6,2015 | by Paul Barnhill

Hygiene in Food Processing

Food Safety Audits - What To Do Next?

When an internal food safety audit reveals holes in your safety and sanitation processes, take heart. Considering the frequency of foodborne illness outbreaks, product recalls and food poisoning lawsuits, identifying potential problems before they occur is a good thing. Fixing small issues prevents them from ballooning into major incidents involving alienated vendors and customers, damaged brand reputation, and regulatory violations.

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Food Safety News March 2015

March 3,2015 | by Paul Barnhill

Hygiene in Food Processing

3 Deaths from Listeria contaminated ice cream from Blue Bell

The deaths of 3 people who developed a foodborne illness linked to Listeria in Blue Bell ice cream products have prompted the first product recall in the company's 108-year history. 5 people developed listeriosis after eating contaminated ice cream. Read Article Here

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Food Safety News February 2015

February 2,2015 | by Paul Barnhill

Hygiene in Food Processing

Foodborne Illness Can Become a Lifelong Battle

Rarely do we hear or see the long-term effects foodborne illnesses can have on a person's body, but there are some serious complications that can become a lifelong battle... Read Article Here

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Responsible Management and Keeping Your Team Safe

October 16,2014 | by Paul Barnhill

Hygiene in Food Processing

With the explosive growth in the spread of Norovirus and other pathogens, the role of the team lead or manager in the food chain supply and logistics field has expanded to cover personnel hygiene. From the plant operations manager to the manager at the corner market or sandwich shop, keeping your team healthy by training them in hygienic practices not only protects your team from foodborne illness, but also protects the general public, too.

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