The next wave of food safety and quality assurance professionals, regulators and researchers is ready to make its mark on the industry. They’re passionate about their work, they’ve got big ideas on how to make things better and they want you to listen. Meet five of them here.
The quality assurance manager at Muse Gelato talks about why appearances might not matter, how she shows her passion for her work and more.
The FSQA manager at Wholesome Foods talks about how experience plays a huge role in food safety, the future of insects as food and more.
The senior manager, QA Products, Wendy’s, talks about the importance of process, what it means to him to be part of the next generation of food safety professionals and more.
The manufactured food regulatory program standards coordinator, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, believes food safety is something everyone deserves.
The assistant professor and food safety field specialist, Ohio State University Extension at The Ohio State University, is interested in how information about food safety is communicated and received by consumers.
Make sure your hygiene practices aren’t getting stale with these tips.
At Michigan State University’s pioneering School of Packaging, students, faculty and alumni collaborate with hands-on work to advance the industry and create food packaging that is sustainable and safe.
Find out how electronic remote monitoring is having a growing role in rodent management.
Patrick Lynch, A.C.E., senior vice president of sales for Bell Laboratories, explains how controlling rodents and improving service are only a fraction of how iQ Products, powered by Bell Sensing Technologies, can work to protect your business.
Specializing in food safety, Best Sanitizers, Inc. partners with food processors to assist in the reduction of pathogens in their facilities. Regional Sales Manager Jonathan Davis provides insight, guidance and best practices on reducing cross-contamination on food contact and non-food contact surfaces.
Having visited scores of factories throughout southeast Asia, Steve Ardagh has witnessed the massive variation in quality and hygiene standard of glove manufacturing. Fast forward 20 years, and he is now at the forefront of glove research, the results of which have been presented at the International Association for Food Protection in recent years. Included in the unique Eagle Standard, his company has developed a proprietary third-party glove testing program, Delta Zero, to ensure Eagle gloves are of the highest consistent standard of food safety — mitigating any glove risks to your business.
Allergen management is a constantly evolving field. New regulations and new technologies continue to make food safer for the food-allergic consumer — but it can all be quite confusing! Since introducing the GlutenTox Pro kit to North America in 2011, Emport LLC has helped guide countless gluten-free and allergen-free manufacturers in the quest for safe food. To celebrate the company’s 10-year anniversary, Emport LLC’s Emily Kaufman explains some need-to-know concepts for allergen safety.
Pest control plays an integral role in keeping food products safe in commercial facilities. Following best practices, understanding the characteristics of common stored product pests found in food processing accounts and using techniques such as fogging and other pesticide applications can help keep your facility — and your products — pest-free.
The pandemic has been especially disruptive for critical commercial environments like food and ingredient processing. However, continually evolving cleaning techniques in response to intensified sanitation concerns are helping to keep employees, consumers and facilities safe. Mike Dougherty, Perfex marketing and quality manager, discusses how COVID-19 has transformed cleaning in critical environments.
Some of the most common questions we receive are about how to properly seal large openings like entry doors and loading docks against rodents. Dave Colbert, Xcluder Sales VP, provides answers to the top five questions on this topic.