Transforming Food Safety & Quality Operations Blog

Another Day, Another Class 1 Recall for an Allergen! Why?

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The cadence of allergen recalls continues to rise year after year. Why do undeclared allergens in foods continue to be the leading cause of Class 1 recalls? What is the right approach to curtailing the potential critical risks for your facility and company? We asked Dan Bernkopf, SafetyChain’s VP Food Safety & Quality Assurance Applications, to share his thoughts on allergen recalls and controls.

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Welcome Albertsons Companies, to the SafetyChain Family

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We are delighted to welcome Albertsons Companies to the SafetyChain customer community. SafetyChain food safety and quality management solutions will be utilized across Albertsons Companies 17 U.S. manufacturing facilities including beverage, dairy, bakery, and grocery.

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Sanitary Transport and FSMA: Controlling Risk While Transporting Food

Dr. David Acheson

Our April FSMA Friday session centered on a discussion of the Sanitary Transportation Rule and its impact on the movement of food within the United States and the responsibilities of shippers, loaders, carriers, and receivers.

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The Sanitary Transportation Rule is Here: Are You Ready?

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Our April FSMA Fridays session with The Acheson Group explored implementation of the Sanitary Transportation Rule, which was mandated by the Sanitary Food Transport Act (SFTA) to prevent practices during transportation that create food safety risks. The rule took effect on April 6, 2017. Dave Detweiler, SafetyChain VP of Sales, facilitated the session with TAG Team’s Dr. David Acheson.

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The Conversation on Listeria Continues: Highlights From Our March FSMA Fridays Session

Peyman Fatemi

Our March FSMA Fridays session with Dr. Peyman Fatemi and Randy Porter of The Acheson Group explored questions about the FDA’s current focus on listeria and offered additional insights on FDA guidance and best practices for companies to consider for managing this risk in their facilities.

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2,500 Listeria Cases Per Year vs. 1 Million Salmonella—Why FDA is So Focused on Listeria

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Our February FSMA Fridays session with David Acheson, MD of The Acheson Group offered insights on why FDA is focusing on listeria and explored the suggested approach companies should take with respect to this pathogen.

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