Dan Okenu, Ph.D., Food Safety Manager, H-E-B
Dan Okenu, Ph.D., Food Safety Manager, H-E-B
Retail Food Safety Forum

Benchmarking Produce Safety in the New FSMA Regulatory Climate

By Dan Okenu, Ph.D.
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Produce safety featured prominently in the recently concluded Food Safety Consortium in Chicago November 17-18, 2014 for two reasons: First, produce remains the largest source of foodborne illness outbreaks in the United States, and second, the recent supplemental notice by FDA calling for another round of public comments on the proposed rule for “ Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing, and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption .”

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Dan Okenu, Ph.D., Food Safety Manager, H-E-B
Dan Okenu, Ph.D., Food Safety Manager, H-E-B
Retail Food Safety Forum

Clean Matters

By Dan Okenu, Ph.D.
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One very important question for retail food service businesses is how do consumers determine a safe quality food environment to spend their money and have fun with family and friends? A lot of these choices are made based on consumers’ perceptions of the food safety practices they see in the food service establishment.

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