Category: Food Safety

food safety culture

In essence, food safety fundamentally revolves around individual human behavior. Human behavior in turn, is largely driven by culture. To successfully develop a food safety culture, an operation must possess impeccable leadership and incorporate the highest standards of food safety. How do you convince management to buy-in to this concept? Many times, food companies will

Cheap peanut oil marketed as extra virgin olive oil. Melamine in milk. White tuna sushi that’s actually escolar, a toxic fish that’s banned in Japan. Food fraud is more common than most people think! Food fraud is the intentional mislabeling of a food product, usually for the purpose of economic gain. This can happen in

convenience store food safety

At what point did consumers decide to drive right past the colorful signs and convenient drive-through lanes of national food chains, and opt for dinner from the grocery store and the gas station? That tipping point is telling. It might have to do with consumers seeking convenience (fill the tank, grab a sub) or variety

POS security blog

As the evolution of food safety technology becomes more prevalent as companies make the transition from manual paper-based recording methods, food safety software is steadily evolving. In this webinar, John Sammon III, GM & Sr. VP SureCheck, explained how Food Safety Software is enabling companies to digitize their traditional analog best practices surrounding compliance, data

traceability supply blog

We used to be hunter-gatherers, but now we’ve become a shopper-tracker society. We can track most anything these days: package shipments and marathon runners, as well as the geo-location of ships, trains and airplanes on the screens of our mobile phones. We can even see when our ride service car is about to turn the

surecheck 10 benefits

PAR is excited to announce the release of its new SureCheck 10.0! SureCheck 10.0 possesses advanced functionality that will enhance the user experience when automating food safety and task management operations. Its customized software will allow organizations to personalize checklist workflows to achieve internal food safety requirements. It allows the flexibility to alert users when

POS security blog

On April 15th, The New York Times reported that a North Carolina poultry producer had recalled more than 200 million eggs after an outbreak of salmonella. Eggs from the Hyde County farm were sold to restaurants and in supermarkets in nine states. The Centers for Diseases Control (CDC) estimates that salmonella infections — the vast

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