With the COVID-19 pandemic (hopefully) solidly in the rearview mirror, we wanted to find out what projects and initiatives food companies are focusing on for the rest of this year and into 2023. We heard from more than 200 food processors in every major category. They reported a wide-ranging wish list of projects and priorities, with improving their food safety culture, more training, improving their supply chain management (especially with their foreign suppliers), and improving their sanitation and environmental monitoring programs at the top of the list.
In this episode of Food Safety Matters, we interview Tia Glave and Jill Stuber, seasoned food safety and quality (FSQ) consultants and the founders of Catalyst LLC., about the realities of coaching a food company through its food safety culture journey. We also discuss the ways in which FSQ leaders can drive positive change in their organizations’ food safety cultures and why the FSQ leader plays an integral role in accomplishing this goal.
The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) has launched a countrywide assessment that will inform decisions about food safety training and resources as part of the Retail Flexible Funding Model Grant Program. All individuals working in retail regulatory food safety are encouraged to complete the survey.
Let's bust the myths that keep food safety and quality professionals from the success they deserve as they start a new job. Learn how onboarding makes sense from a financial perspective and a people perspective.
In this episode of Food Safety Matters, we interview Kathy Gombas, a recognized food safety expert and current Chair of the Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) Executive Advisory Board and Co-chair for the International Subcommittee working on industry training, to hear updates on the latest developments from FSPCA and the importance of training for keeping food safety programs on track.
Strong food safety cultures are often associated with maturity, but they are not developed overnight. Three steps can help develop food safety culture maturity at any organizational level and company size.