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The Importance of Sanitation in the Restaurant Industry

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 April 8th, 2011 |  Author: Jason Rahm

According to a recent survey by USFoodSafety.com, 99% of the consumers said that cleanliness was important in a restaurant. (Download survey results here) However, there is a disconnect between what respondents say and what they do. The same survey showed that 54% of the participants avoid looking into the food prep area, for fear of what they might see. So, restaurant patrons care about cleanliness but are afraid the restaurants they ...

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Improving the Effectiveness of Third Party Food Safety Audits

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Posted on November 24, 2011 by Roy Costa


The controversy continues over the value of third party audits in food safety at the fresh produce level, as pointed out by Professor Doug Powell at Kansas State University in his BITES blog.

Jim Prevor, produce industry analyst, says changes are needed, while the law firm Marler-Clark is suing a food safety auditor and a third party auditing firm.

The lingering question remains, “how can we improve this system”?

Third party audits are best implemented when there are regulatory controls over the audited ...

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First Post

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This is my first post on Your Hospitality Solutions Blog

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