Author: Jordan Anderson

Jordan Anderson is a Product Marketing Specialist who uses his background in sales and marketing to develop key messaging for PAR products. His goals are to discuss important issues regarding food safety and educate others on the dangers and consequences of improper food safety practice.

fda recalls blog

No restaurant or business intends for a foodborne illness to happen, but unfortunately today, they’re very prevalent.  Major food distributors and businesses alike cringe when they hear their products are responsible for an outbreak. Take the recent FDA report on a farm linked to a major egg recall. A farm in North Carolina linked to

prepare for the worst blog

A news story can be unnerving. A Cleveland, Ohio Fertility Clinic experienced an unexpected temperature fluctuation in the storage bank when a refrigerated storage unit and a sensor failed, potentially damaging eggs and embryos. Here in the freezer-full food business (storage, preparation and delivery), even the advanced technology involving IoT Food Safety could have performance

checklist food safety blog

We should probably keep a checklist to keep up with all our checklists.            In his 2011 book The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right (Picador Press), author Atul Gawande lays out the case for checklists: “the volume and complexity of what we know has exceeded our individual ability to deliver its benefits

three e's blog

How to Create Efficiency, Exactness and Economies of scale Driven by Food Safety legislation, but equally concerned with the consumer experience and preserving brand value, Food Safety Monitoring (FSM) has evolved into a sophisticated tool for restaurants and retail outlets. FSM ensures that potentially hazardous ingredients are identified and eliminated from products and meals, that

PAR and Modern Market - PAR Technology

The Business Benefits of adopting Mobile IoT Solutions The Internet of Things (IoT) is no longer in the realm of science fiction; it’s as pervasive as the smartphone and the selfie stick. As reported in CIO, the research firm Gartner predicts there will be nearly 20 billion devices connected to the IoT by 2020. Think of the IoT in terms

POS trends blog

76% of restaurateurs are looking for labor management tools in their restaurant POS software. – NRA The restaurant POS industry has been rapidly changing since its inception into the foodservice workplace. While 2017 brought many innovative products and services, 2018 promises to build off that with even more disruption. While self-service kiosks have continued to

food safety temperature blog

One of the benefits of the RFID tag is that it requires the employee to go to the location of the tag to interrogate the temperature data from the tag. Why is RFID capability important for Food Safety? RFID capability can be used for both temperature and location measurements. With respect to location measurements, the RFID sensors,

cstore blog

C-stores are beginning to seek alternatives from the slimmer margins of gas and cigarettes. In 2016, the industry saw a 9.2% drop in fuel sale. Ah, convenience stores, pleasantly reeking of greasy hotdogs, gasoline, and cigarette fumes from the miserable 17-year old cashier outside neglecting the line. That’s generally the perception, right? Well, not anymore!