The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a tool to help restaurant managers asses the food safety cultures at their establishments, as well as the findings from studies and other helpful resources about food safety culture for restaurants, on a new webpage.
Nut product innovation is an exciting space, with companies working on creative new solutions and ingredients, which can play a key role in creating a safer food supply. A majority of Peanut and Tree Nut Processors Association (PTNPA) member companies regularly and proactively educate financial, maintenance, and inventory teams on what it means to operate in a culture of food safety.
In the ever-evolving world of the food industry, ethics play a pivotal role in safeguarding consumers and upholding the integrity of businesses. This article aims to provide readers with a profound understanding of ethics in the food industry and how they intertwine with food safety culture. Thought-provoking stories highlight the importance of formal food ethics and their role in decision-making. As consumers, employees, or stakeholders, we all play a part in shaping a more ethically responsible food industry, where safety and trust are paramount.
This article explores the intricate relationship between food safety culture and EU regulation while shedding light on its enforcement, the legislative framework, and implementation within the industry. It also explores how technology and data-driven approaches can play a vital role in promoting a positive food safety culture, and how industry best practices complement EU regulation.
Food safety culture is about people. Food companies that do this well empower all employees across the entire business to take appropriate action to ensure that the final product is safe. The ultimate goal is to ensure that all employees do the right things all the time—even when no one is looking.
In this episode of Food Safety Matters, we are joined by Kris de Smet, D.V.M., Head of the Food Hygiene Team under the Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety at the European Commission. Dr. de Smet discusses his work with the European Commission and Codex Alimentarius in areas such as Salmonella mitigation, foodborne illness outbreak preparedness and management, and food safety culture improvement and measurement.
The 2023 fall cohort for Catalyst LLC’s Technical Leader Bootcamp begins on September 12. Over 14 weeks, the online bootcamp will provide curriculum, coaching, and community to help technical food industry professionals plan, coordinate, and intentionally create a path of success.
n light of the new EU regulation requiring food businesses to establish, evaluate, and maintain a food safety culture (FSC), a recent study aimed to gage food safety perceptions and FSCs at mid-sized Italian food operations.
Part of Food Safety Magazine’s series with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), titled, “Evolution of New Era: Advancing Strategies for Smarter Food Safety,” this episode of Food Safety Matters brought together an FDA Senior Scientist from CFSAN and the Director of the Alliance to Stop Foodborne Illness to discuss food safety culture, including its assessment and the FDA/Stop Foodborne Illness topical webinar series.
New global guidance from BSI—developed through consensus with industry leaders including Walmart, McDonald's, Kerry Foods, and 3M—aims to assist food businesses and employees in developing a robust food safety culture.
On Demand:Live Streaming at Food Safety Summit on May 10 at 9:30 am CDT: The keynote session will focus on a conversation with modern, forward-thinking executives on the topic of balancing risks for the safety of consumers, team members, and the environment.
On Demand:In this webinar, this expert panel will focus on the restaurant and grocery store perspectives. Attendees will walk away with actual strategies to immediately improve food safety culture at their organizations.