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COVID-19

How Food Agencies around the world have responded to COVID-19?

How Food Agencies around the world have responded to COVID-19?   In the uncertain times brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic across the world, the critical role played by the food industry cannot be stressed enough. Food services, including groceries, supermarkets, distributors, dairy farms, food manufacturers, and restaurants have been recognized by many countries across

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COVID-19

What are ‘essential services’ around the world?

What are ‘essential services’ around the world? Concerning the COVID-19 pandemic, there is no pre-determined or defined list of what constitutes ‘essential services.’  Given the lack of precedents, the list of ‘essential services’ in many countries is constantly evolving and is updated periodically. Many countries have provided a list of ‘essential services’ that are exempt

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COVID-19

What Is Coronavirus? All your questions answered.

What Is Coronavirus? Every day, new facts, innovations, and statistics are emerging related to the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic. The infection that began in Wuhan in China reportedly in December of 2019 has now spread all across the world, prompting nationwide lockdowns and social distancing measures. Coronavirus disease is a newly discovered infectious disease. Primarily

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Improve Efficiency

The Cost of High Staff Turnover in the Food Industry

Never before has the hospitality industry been as fluid and dynamic as it is today. As one of the largest employers in the world, it now hires more casual and seasonal employees than in almost every other industry. What is great about this is that it allows young people to make a side-income during their

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Improve Efficiency

5 Important Reasons Why Going Paperless is the Future

The food industry has always tracked its activities and operations with paper files and records, whether it be recording environmental conditions such as temperature, humidity, pressure or time. Even in the technical age, you might ask why industrial food manufacturers and distributors are notorious for resisting new investments into data-led digital software? There are a

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Legislation

Which food control plan does your business need?

The introduction of the Food Act in 2014 dramatically changed the landscape of the food industry in New Zealand. The law’s well-natured intentions bring a more holistic approach to food safety by ensuring that food is protected, recorded and managed adequately across the supply chain – however, this led to many small and medium-sized businesses

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Manual Recording vs Data logger’s vs Real-time monitoring

Why temperature measurement is important at critical control points Measuring environmental conditions such as temperature, humidity and pressure within a pre-set critical control range is fast becoming essential for pharmaceutical and healthcare companies in New Zealand. Growing public health consciousness means that nothing short of quality, reliable and safe medical products are considered acceptable by

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