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Elevating Your Food Safety Culture to a “Safety First” Mentality

Clearly, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we all do business, and foodservice companies are no exception. Food businesses had already been focused on food safety – such as avoiding cross-contamination, cooking foods at proper temperatures, storing foods properly, etc. Now there’s an amplified need to boost overall safety, health, and wellness in all efforts by using an additional set of guidelines dictated by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to protect employees and guests from COVID-19.

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The Disadvantages of Paper Records

It’s 2020 and we live in a high-tech culture, so why are so many food businesses still using paper records to manage something as important as food quality and safety? As many have now learned, digital tools are especially critical during a crisis, including the COVID-19 pandemic. As businesses shift the way they operate—dramatically elevating their safety and cleanliness protocols—companies that use digital tools will have distinct advantages as they react to and recover from this crisis.

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Pandemic Recovery Requires Digital Tools

By Francine L. Shaw, President of Savvy Food Safety, Inc. & Kari Hensien, Vice President of Product Management, RizePoint – 05/29/2020 Originally posted on Hospitality Technology   As the hospitality industry slowly begins recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, digital quality management systems will be critical. Digital tools offer numerous benefits over antiquated paper systems, especially…

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