Why Employees Hide Food Safety Problems

Why might employees be reluctant to report food safety violations? Why would they be unwilling to come forward with non-conforming records and procedures? The reason is that what many organizations have trained them to do.  Have you developed habits and attitudes that allow your company to not only hide but to increase the problems and […]

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Where will ApRecs be in January?

January, 2015 is a busy month for ApRecs. It is the off-season for growers, which means it is the on-season for product releases and updates, trade shows, training and sales. We thought we would update everyone on a few of the places we might be. There are always a few things that get added at […]

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Thoughts After Your First Global Gap Audit

This past fall Northern Fruit in East Wenatchee, Washington attempted their first Global Gap Audit. Dillon Luebber, Northern’s Orchard Food Safety Specialist was gracious enough to give us his thoughts before and after the audit. Below is an excerpt from the interview on what Dillon’s thoughts were after the audit. Note: This is a transcription of […]

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What Do You Think About Before an Audit?

This past fall Northern Fruit in East Wenatchee, Washington attempted their first Global Gap Audit. Dillon Luebber, Northern’s Orchard Food Safety Specialist was gracious enough to give us his thoughts before and after the audit. Below is an excerpt from the interview on what Dillon’s thoughts were before the audit. Note: This is a transcription of […]

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Chelan Fruit Discovers Sawyer Werner

When Sawyer Werner is not solving problems for you, we thought he was out helping his family in the orchard. However, Chelan Fruit spotted him, and filmed him in one of their latest videos. He has been discovered. Sawyer is a Washington State University Graduate where he majored in Agricultural Technology and Production Management. His […]

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Can Food Safety be done Profitably?

Jerry Rosenthal started on his process improvement journey where he entered the world of medical device and worked with such companies like Cardinal Health. Jerry’s expertise is primarily in regulated environments such as food, beverage and pharmaceutical production and packaging. Jerry has been successful at taking principles and tools from manufacturing and applying them to […]

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