Broad adoption of electronic rodent monitoring (ERM) will be essential to moving food safety and pest management forward, and language specific to remote rodent monitoring systems is currently being incorporated into international food safety program standards.
The pandemic has forced manufacturers to think differently about how they are conducting business.
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the critical importance of implementing effective cleaning and disinfection measures in non-production (i.e., offices and welfare) areas to ensure employee health and sustainability of plant operations. Elevated emphasis on the application of thoroughly established food production sanitation best practices to these areas will be an increasingly common theme for food processors in the near future.
The technology-based future we were anticipating to happen in 10 years is already here.
The program will address the audit standards in FSMA’s Preventive Controls and Produce Safety Rules.
In addition to a special FDA Keynote Presentation, the October 1 episode will feature a lively panel of industry experts discussing lessons learned from COVID-19 as well as food safety trends during the pandemic.
While the fundamentals of pest management have not changed, COVID-19 has put technology adoption on the fast track.
September 10 episode preview: Remote sensing, dynamic monitoring, IoT and more about technology’s role in pest management.
Development and implementation of a food safety plan is key to protect your customers and your brand; additionally, the appropriate choice of instruments to control foreign materials, as well as their validation process, are crucial activities within the food safety plan.
Outdated technologies are preventing advancements and efficiencies in the food industry, resulting in the paradox of mounting food insecurity and food waste. By reviewing the slow history of technology adoption to-date, it is clear that opportunity exists to advance the pace of innovation to create more resilient food supply chains in the future.