Well-trained Employees Essential for Fresh-Cut Produce Industry

Posted by Accu-Tab News Team
Mar 9, 2015 10:30:00 AM
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Technology and automation are expected to play a big role in fresh-cut produce facilities of the future.However, when it comes to producing a product that’s both safe and fresh, produce processors must combine the efficiency of these new systems with the expertise of well-educated employees. Fortunately, there are lots of resources employers can use to train their staff in effective fresh-cut safety practices.

Topics: Produce/Fresh Cut Safety

Countdown to FSMA Implementation

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Aug 27, 2014 9:36:00 AM
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Part 1: Comment Periods and Rule Finalization

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one in six Americans (or, 48 million) get sick due to food-borne illnesses every year. This serious public health issue prompted the passage of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)—a sweeping piece of legislation designed to help the FDA stop these preventable illnesses rather than reacting to them. The actalso creates new enforcement authorities to improve food safety standards and contain food safety issues when they do arise.

Topics: Produce/Fresh Cut Safety

 
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