Do You Need a HACCP Plan for Dry Food Operations?

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Dry food operations are difficult to manage. They are called dry operations not only because the finished product may indeed be dry, but also because the individual ingredients must be kept dry. Moisture creates a greater risk for the pathogen Salmonella in the environment and in the food. It may be more uncommon for salmonella […]

Food Safety Software for Food Recall Management

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An important part of FSMA, FSMA rule 204, and food safety management is the ability to easily prepare for mock and real-life food recalls.  FoodReady is a food safety software solution for all sizes of food businesses. With FoodReady, you can manage your preventive controls, track critical control points (CCPs), and even run mock recalls […]

What is a HACCP plan? Why do you need one?

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A HACCP plan is a system for identifying, monitoring and controlling hazards that could cause foodborne illness. A well written and tested plan helps companies understand, control and reduce the risk of food safety hazards in their business. What is HACCP? HACCP stands for Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points. A HACCP plan is a […]

Why FoodReady Food Safety Software is Necessary for FSMA rule 204

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I wrote an earlier article about FSMA rule 204 which is all about FOOD TRACEABILITY. And here I am again telling you why FoodReady’s food safety software is what you need, especially for FSMA. Having all your documents in one place makes mock recalls and food traceability easier. FoodReady is a cloud-based solution for food […]

How to Prepare for an SQF Audit

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Have you been wondering why you should have your food processing facility SQF certified and how to go about it? How important is record keeping and how will a digital food safety software system help you stay compliant with SQF? SQF certification can be a requirement for many food retailers. SQF is considered a higher […]

How to Prepare for a Costco Audit

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Wouldn’t it be great to get your food products into Costco? Costco has close to 800 stores and over 200 locations outside the United States. Costco is the third largest retailer in the United States and is still growing! Just think of the income, yikes! But getting your product into Costco can be difficult. After […]

FDA Announces Food Safety Month

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Hello, food safety enthusiasts! I am not sure if you know this, but September is National Food Safety Education Month here in the United States. Here at FoodReady food safety software and food safety consulting, our food safety consultants are super excited about this! We want everyone to have safe healthy food. Thank you, FDA, […]

What Does ”Kill Step” Mean in a HACCP Plan?

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Are new to food production and food safety? One food safety term that you will see over and over again are the words “kill step”. Sounds scary you say? Not so scary, but oh so necessary. A kill step is a hazard control in a HACCP plan. HACCP plans are often your first and best […]

Should I have Food Safety Management Software?

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Food safety is a critical aspect of any organization involved in the production, distribution, or preparation of food. A food safety management system can help ensure that you adhere to regulations and standards while meeting your company goals. Regulatory compliance and certification standards can be challenging to meet. Food safety regulations are changing all the […]