Food Bites Blog

Feb
23

Looking without seeing

This week we ask a very interesting question; “How is it possible to look, but not see?”.
We find that this is happening more and more in food processing facilities – staff miss defects during sorting fruit or trimming fish, labels and/or expiry dates are checked and are still wrong and where specific customer instructions are missed.

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Feb
17

Dealing with Audit Non-Conformances

Most GFSI recognized food safety standards such as FSSC, BRCGS and IFS have a very unique set of rules in terms of how audit non-conformances are dealt with.

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Feb
09

Food Safety Culture Requirements – A Perspective from Different Standards

This week we have decided to review the Food Safety Culture requirements as defined by the various GFSI standards. BRCGS was the first standard owner to introduce the concept of a food safety and quality culture and recent updates to the GFSI requirements have triggered other standard owners to align.

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Feb
02

Making Food Safety a Team Effort

The past few weeks have shown us, once again, how important team work really is. Whether it’s standing in for an ill colleague or working diligently to solve a problem, we all feel better when we know we are part of something bigger.

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Jan
26

Turn your Food Safety Audits into a Painless, Pleasant Learning Process

With the first month of the year almost done and dusted, we thought now would be a great time to share some helpful advice on food safety audits – how can you turn them into a painless, pleasant learning process?

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Jan
19

If you can dream it, you can do it!

We know it’s difficult to stay inspired and motivated in times like these and that is why we have decided to share some of our own tips on staying positive!

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Jan
12

New Year. New Adventure…

At the time of this post South Africa is facing a dire 2nd wave of the devastating COVID-19 pandemic and everyone knows someone who has either faced a terrible battle for their life or someone who sadly, has lost the battle… Our hearts go out to every single person who is currently dealing with a loss.

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Dec
15

Over and Out for 2020

As human beings we all want to be valued and appreciated for our contributions – whether it is in our capacity as individuals or as a team. In a recent research study, employers were asked to rank, in order of importance, what they think employees wanted from their jobs.

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