Service Providers to the Industry
From pest control to PPE, make sure you are compliant for your customers' sake
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What’s in a name - Certification versus accreditation
I know Shakespeare said “A rose by another name would be just as sweet” but this is one we have to get right! There is still much incorrect use of the term accreditation in the food industry in the context of food safety and quality systems. The intent of this article is to try a
Coaching Employee Behaviors Part 1
We spend thousands of rands every year on training employees but often this does not translate into changed behaviour. This series of articles explores what we might be doing wrong. In part 1 we look at some of the failures in training practices and the impact of a company cultur
Coaching Employee Behaviors Part 2
We spend thousands of rands every year on training employees but often this does not translate into changed behaviour. This series of articles explores what we might be doing wrong. In part 2 we look at the results of some interesting survey that may hold the key for improving th
Modern packaging - food contact means safe to eat?
We take for granted that the packaging used to protect our food is safe. In this series of articles we will be looking at the potential hazards in packaging and what you as a packaging manufacturer have to do to safeguard the consumer.
Food safety - a bird's eye view
Pest bird activity, in any form, could prove to be a real nightmare. The presence of pest birds in or on any building, carries with it a myriad of problems, such as additional maintenance costs, increased noise levels and bird lice/mites, as well as the numerous diseases that cou
Choosing the right pest control provider for your facility
Pest control should be a priority for any food processing facility. Pest issues can make up 20% of your audit score, so it’s important to have a great pest management plan in place. So how should you choose a provider? Providers take note - this is what the food industry needs fr
Employment Medicals - What you need to know
So you heard from your friend of a friend that because you are an employer, you need to do medicals on all your staff. And you are thinking that it’s just another scare story. You would be wrong! As an employer, it is your responsibility to reduce risks in the workplace.
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