time and temperature controlled food

What makes the food supply chain such a critical factor in today’s food safety and quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) programs? In general, the drivers for the food industry with regard to time/temperature measurement and monitoring include regulatory compliance, Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) or prerequisite program implementation, and quality assurance to maintain the … Continued

supply chain visibility

Visibility, response, and resiliency the most important aspects of supply chain management. Digital transformation is underway in supply chain management and it is evident in visibility. Manufacturing is an intricate web, complicated by the global economy and developments such as big data and sensor technology. Gaining visibility into the supply chain is invaluable, but it … Continued

Tips for Time and Temperature Control Foods

The temperature danger zone has its name for a reason. A single bacterium doubles every 20 minutes in the right conditions, meaning it can multiply trillions of times in just 24 hours without proper attention to food safety. The temperature danger zone is between 41℉ and 135℉—a temperature range in which pathogens grow well. Harmful … Continued

cold storage wireless monitoring system

Companies are obliged to monitor cold storage areas to preserve quality and maintain consumer product safety standards. When temperature sensitive or perishable goods are stored prior to final distribution, the storage condition data needs to be recorded and accessible anytime. Food waste and recalls are some of the most important problems of food sector nowadays … Continued

food safety during transportaton

Meat, poultry, and egg products are susceptible to contamination from a wide variety of physical, microbial, chemical, and radiological agents. These products are particularly vulnerable to microbiological hazards because their moisture, pH levels, and high protein content provide ideal environments for the growth of bacteria. Because of these characteristics, the products must be carefully monitored … Continued

Understanding the Cold Chain Process

So what is the cold chain logistics? Cold chain logistics, also commonly referred to as cool chain logistics or chill chain logistics, is a temperature controlled supply chain. In short, it’s a transportation chain that maintains freight at an agreed upon temperature throughout the logistics process. Understanding the cold chain process is half the battle … Continued

Importance of Food Safety Monitoring in Food Industry

From grocery stores and convenience stores to fast food chains and restaurants, each type of operation must instill a sense of confidence in consumers that the food and beverages they purchase will be safe from contaminants, including disease-causing bacteria. One way to help maintain the quality of food and its safety is through the use … Continued

RESTAURANT FOOD SAFETY TIPS: MANAGING TEMPERATURE

Maintaining proper food temperature should be a constant process in your commercial kitchen, from the time it arrives through your back door to the time it arrives on the customer’s plate. When the delivery truck arrives, immediately check food products for temperature. Reject food that arrives above 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Once you have ensured that … Continued

Temperature Controlled Transportation

One of the biggest risks to foods in transit relates to the transport of foods that require temperature controls to limit pathogenic microorganism growth or toxin formation. In the regulation, FDA has clarified that the shipper is the one with the knowledge and responsibility to establish all preventive controls, including the temperature controls required during … Continued

continuous temperature monitoring

With PIMM™ CTM, DC Managers can focus on improving their transport deliveries temperature quality instead of spending countless hours manually inputting route data How It Works: Route Plan Integration / Dynamic Routing: PIMM™ can integrate to any route planning system, ranging from the simplest route plans created on Microsoft Excel to high level route feed … Continued