Cost, safety, efficiency, footprint, operator familiarity, and the ability to meet regulations are among the key factors that snack and bakery facilities need to consider when deciding whether to keep and refurbish an old piece of equipment, or send it to the scrap heap and buy new.
There are many ways to improve food safety using software and technology. Blockchain, going paperless, and audit software are just a few options, and many companies are constantly innovating and improving their technologies.
Handling FDA and state regulatory inspections has never been easy, but at least companies knew what records they had to share and how to deliver a uniform company message by using designated plant spokespeople.
As the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to implement expanded food safety regulation tied to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), Parker Products is offering full support for compliance with its kill-step validated ingredients.
Many snack and bakery companies continue to work toward compliance with directives outlined in the Food Safety Modernization Act, from minor procedural tweaks to major shifts in the standard operating procedures.