Tag Archives: Food Safety Modernization Act

Letting Go of the Old Paper-Based Food Temperature Record-Keeping Method, with Data Logger Thermometers

For the past 50 years, quality control technicians have recorded temperature measurements at food processing plants with paper and a pencil on a clipboard. The technician would later either enter data manually into a local database or file the paper in an antiquated filing cabinet. Filing systems contained numerous reports from suppliers, spreadsheets, PDFs, etc.…
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Preventing Foodborne Illness: The Farm-to-Fork Focus of the FSMA

Adam Fleder President, TEGAM, Inc. Preventing Foodborne Illness: The Farm-to-Fork Focus of the FSMA What are the costs of foodborne illnesses? A recent Fortune.com article placed the annual cost of medical treatment, lost productivity, and illness-related mortality for affected consumers at $55.5 billion.(1) The industry takes a hit as well to the tune of $7…
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