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Posts tagged ‘quality assurance’

AU: Vegetable sector works to standardise food safety and quality assurance

ABC Rural / Sarina Locke: The horticulture sector is hoping to save $40 million by streamlining quality assurance on farms and in the supply chain. A trial of the more standardised process is happening at Coastal Hydroponics, which produces green leafy salad vegetables from its base on the Gold Coast, Queensland.

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US: The CEO’s shopping list for safer food and bigger profits

Bill Marler / Forbes: I speak often at conferences to food manufacturers, foodservice and retailers about why CEOs and senior management (even outside of the traditional food safety or quality assurance department functions) must be dedicated to food safety if they want to make their business money.

My pitch is quite straightforward - "Why it is a bad idea to poison your customers."

True, I am generally all about "doom and gloom", but I also have a few recommendations for translating the "why" into practical "how".

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