Sanitation and hygienic design are critical to food safety and are key focus areas in the CFS Preventive Plan Continuum. While the Continuum has been guiding produce processing plants, there has been less focus on harvesting.
Commercial Food Sanitation | March 2020 Together, we can do our part to stop the spread of COVID-19. Start by washing your hands and sanitizing your work area often while keeping a safe distance. Watch the video for more tips and learn hot to protect yourself and others.
“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Ben Franklin Employee training and development should be one of the vital few for your company. There are many benefits why, but let’s discuss the top five. Employee motivation and satisfaction: Investing in training shows employees they are valued and creates a supportive workplace. If employees […]
CFS Food Safety Specialists spend a lot of time in food manufacturing plants. Therefore we believe we can provide valuable insight into sanitation practices. A recurring challenge in your plant? An “if only we would do this” in your production area? Let us know if we can help you start the conversation and navigate the […]
Hygienic design is a key component of food safety – if equipment or plants cannot be adequately cleaned, food safety is jeopardized. HYGIENIC DESIGN FORWARD is a continuous improvement initiative facilitated by Commercial Food Sanitation to engage and educate processors and equipment manufacturers in order to enhance hygienic design. Efforts are sponsored by Food Service […]
Post-sanitation inspections need to be done thoroughly and with an eye for detail to be successful. Closely examine the equipment or infrastructure, re-clean and swab as required before signing off. You will be surprised how much a flashlight can help you to get to a better level of cleanliness. CFS Food Safety Specialists spend a […]
Often simply being aware is the first step towards improving. Most solutions highlighted in our Sanitation Savers are simple to implement and bring tremendous improvements in effective cleaning, sanitizing, and risk-reducing efforts. Our Sanitation Savers video series takes on common sanitation challenges in food plants. We aim to offer practical advice on often unknown problems in […]
While a comprehensive program should govern all sanitation-related activities, Periodic Equipment and Infrastructure Cleaning are essential to address niche areas that may not be fully cleaned after each use.
Commercial Food Sanitation experts spend a lot of time in food manufacturing plants, and we believe we can provide valuable insight into sanitation practices. Many solutions are simple to implement and bring tremendous improvements in effective cleaning, sanitizing, and risk-reducing efforts. Our Sanitation Savers video series takes on common sanitation challenges, offering advice on often […]
Whether a minor repair or a major project, all projects are more successful with prior planning, clear communication, and engaging the appropriate subject-matter experts. In a food plant