Bakingandsnack.com | February 22, 2021 | by Charlotte Atchley. KANSAS CITY — The importance of training became no clearer than in 2020 as bakeries tried to adapt to new protocols and communication methods to address the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. With advances in training methods, Cari Rasmussen, food safety specialist, Commercial Food Sanitation, explained […]
A fantastic opportunity to network and interact with baking industry professionals at the ASB Conference in Brisbane, Australia. Among the impressive list of speakers is Karin Blacow, Food Safety Specialist at Commercial Food Sanitation. Register to participate.
The annual ABA Technical Conference serves as a platform to exchange ideas around the baking manufacturing industry – technology, production and managerial best practices. Through this unique experience industry professionals are unified to engage in in-depth educational discussions regarding the latest developments in manufacturing solutions in preventive controls, maintenance, quality, audit procedures, in-plant safety and […]
Food Safety Magazine | December 2018/ January 2019 | by Richard Brouillette and Tom Haley As mentioned in a previous article, the term “bakery” is loosely used to identify a facility that produces a range of products like sliced breads, croissants, filled doughnuts, pies, cookies, decorated cakes, etc. Many of them will have a different […]
BakingBusiness.com | November 5, 2018 | by Dan Malovany. What’s good for some is bad for others. Isn’t that always the case? Take protein. For most people, the latest better-for-you craze is great for muscle building and enhancing athletic performance. For others, the protein found in undeclared allergens often causes a mild to severe […]
At this year’s Australian Society of Baking National Conference, CFS Food Safety Specialist, Karin Blacow, will present on Food Safety and Sanitation Challenges in Bakeries. Please join us in Sydney, Australia, on Thursday May 17th. We look forward to meeting you there.
BakingBusiness.com | April 26, 2018 | by Joe Stout. When bakers think of sanitation as a “must do,” they think of routine cleaning initiated when a plant stops a production run or does a product changeover. However, there are areas of equipment and a facility that are not accessible during routine cleaning. Hard-to-reach […]
BakingBusiness.com | November 13, 2017 | by Joe Stout. With the ever-growing demand for ready-to-eat (R.-T.-E.) foods, some processors are faced with the decision of converting their raw, par-baked or ready-to-cook (R.-T.-C.) process to R.-T.-E. This could be a daunting choice, and knowing where to start is the first major challenge.
BakingandSnack.com | April 10, 2017 | by Joe Stout. Prior to working in a bakery/snack food plant, I spent several years in a Coca-Cola Enterprises bottling facility. I had responsibility for sanitation as quality manager. With this background, my experience entering the baking and snack industries was cleaning with water and detergents to ensure […]
BakingBusiness.com | June 3, 2016 | by Joe Stout. Does the following sound familiar to you? We are a mid-sized, privately held company, and business is doing great. We have a good, loyal customer base and great management team with a solid, committed workforce. Our existing product volume has been expanding 10% annually for […]