One food defense model just got an upgrade, and our whole safety plan gets the benefit.
In late September, the Food and Drug Administration released an updated version of its Food Defense Plan Builder, a user-friendly computer program designed to help food facility operators develop a personalized food defense plan.
Here at Adams Cold Storage, Excerpt from Central Florida Ag News
Sometimes it can be the simplest things that provide the highest form of protection when it comes to food safety.
Ever since the Tylenol scare of 1982, there has been an increasing awareness of food safety in all parts of the process: from the sourcing of raw materials, to manufacturing, to transport and storage. Excerpt from Central Florida Ag News
Americans love to eat food, a lot. In a perfect world, all the food we consume is made perfectly, to the right food and safety standards, and free of any problems such as diseases or spoiling. Unfortunately, this isn’t a perfect world, and there are many different variables at play when it comes to keeping your food safe from the farm or manufacturing plant to your plate.
As the food supply chain becomes more global Excerpt from Central Florida Ag News
Cold chain vulnerabilities obviously receive more attention and scrutiny in the hot summer months, beginning with the trucks and carriers that transport the products from manufacturers to warehouses such as ACS or the end users. As every safe operator knows, summertime is never the time to cut corners in an effort to cut costs when dealing with temperature-controlled food products.
We are seeing a growing trend Excerpt from Central Florida Ag News
On June 1, the Atlantic Hurricane season officially began. While that might be an afterthought for many seasoned Floridians, natural disasters such as hurricanes and floods shouldn’t be taken lightly. At Adams Cold Storage, we literally cannot afford to be unprepared in the event of a hurricane or severe weather occurrence, and that is why we have detailed emergency operating procedures outlined in every contract we sent to a client.
In the even of a hurricane warning Excerpt from Central Florida Ag News
In business, we deal with numbers – financial tallies, customer data, inventory counts, product variety and identification, order accuracy etc. – and, more often than not, positive numbers translate into successful business. A business also is known by its numbers – numbers that identify it and make it unique. Below are some of the numbers we’d like to share about Adams Cold Storage and the industry in which we work.
I’ve written recently about the changing landscape in public refrigerated warehousing, especially the cold food chain segment, and how PRW companies are expanding their services to be more competitive, more diversified, and more helpful to their customers.
One of the services being offered more frequently by PRWs is tempering. Basically, it’s a well controlled and Excerpt from Central Florida Ag News
In the last month’s column, I began a conversation about the considerable changes in public refrigerated warehousing (PRW) during the past couple of decades – the evolution of a mostly “pallet-in, pallet-out” business to a more complex 3PL enterprise offering many more services to PRW customers. I promised more on the topic for this month’s column.
For review, 3PL (or TPL) is short for third-party logistics, Excerpt from Central Florida Ag News
A few weeks back, I was reading an industry trade article that quoted a longtime public refrigerated warehousing (PRW) veteran about the changes he’s seen in the business since he first got into it many years ago.
The way the fellow described it, PRW was a Excerpt from Central Florida Ag News
Public refrigeration warehousing (PRW) – cold storage – is about much more than large buildings, floor space, storage racks, dimensions, a refrigerated or frozen environment, and thousands of bundled, boxed or cased packages or storage containers on pallets.
In a word, its about protection. Excerpt from Central Florida Ag News