Food Safety

Chemical-Free Cleaning and Sanitizing in Retail Food Establishments

The movement and requirements for Green cleaning has sparked innovation in retail food sanitation. New chemical-free cleaning and sanitizing systems are being used in selected food establishments with surprising results. Several of these innovative systems are listed with NSF under new and rigorous Protocols and meet current standards. Several of these extreme Green technologies will be highlighted and contrasted. Attendees will evaluate these solutions against standards and leave with a knowledge of current cleaning innovations.

 

Presented at NEHA 2015 AEC

Building a Fully Integrated Food Safety System (IFSS) through Partnership for Food Protection (PFP)

The "Policy for an Integrated Food Safety System" educational track is designed to focus on active implementation progress of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) from the national level to the local level. This kickoff session begins with Michael Taylor, JD, FDA's Deputy Commissioner for Foods giving an update on where the FDA is on objectives of FSMA.

Applying a Behavior Change Model Proven to be Effective in Child Care Settings

This presentation introduces the model behavior change strategy used to reduce the number of illnesses and days missed by both staff and children in child care centers. Hear how an FDA Retail Food Safety grant was used to increase Active Managerial Controls implementation for the BIG 5 risk factors for foodborne illness. Lessons learned and results of the first full year of Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department's Retail Food Safety Consultant program will be shared.

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