President Obama Tries to Better Protect Food Supply

President Barack Obama has proposed a new food safety agency to better protect the food supply, which has been rocked by a number of high-profile incidents in recent years. USA Today reported: The Obama administration would combine the food safety responsibilities of the Agriculture Department and the Food and Drug Administration under one roof, with […]

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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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What does Navigable Mean to a Farmer?

Words have power. A government agency wants to remove just one word from a federal law. But taking away that word will have detrimental effects on farmers and ranchers across the nation. Jessica Domel explains. Discussion Point: How is this being interpreted in your community? Join the conversation at the Packer Cafe

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Food Safety Compliance as an Obligation

Preston W. Blevins career spans over forty-five years with two related careers. The first as a manufacturing operations and supply-chain practitioner, and the second in the ERP/supply-chain software industry. During his second career, he has specialized in helping companies understand, acquire, implement, and maintain world-class business practices and systems using advanced information technology. Responsibilities during this second career […]

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