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Active Shooter Readiness: How to Create an Emergency Action Plan

Active Shooter Readiness: How to Create an Emergency Action Plan

Posted by Zosi Team on Aug 24, 2021 4:30:00 PM

The number of active shooter incidents in the United States is currently 20% higher than in 2020. The words alone are enough to instill a sense of dread, let alone the statistics. 

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Topics: Active Shooter

Cybersecurity 101: What is Cyber Hygiene?

Cybersecurity 101: What is Cyber Hygiene?

Posted by Zosi Team on Aug 17, 2021 1:00:00 PM

While cyberattacks take different forms, they all rely on human error to gain entry to your company’s system. Luckily, there are routines and steps we can follow to prevent this. These practices are called cyber hygiene. Just like personal hygiene habits help keep us healthy, cyber hygiene practices help protect the health and security of computer systems. This blog will walk you through some of the most prevalent cyber hygiene practices.

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Topics: Cybersecurity

Continuous Improvement: Understanding Success with Six Sigma

Continuous Improvement: Understanding Success with Six Sigma

Posted by Zosi Team on Aug 11, 2021 2:00:00 PM

Continuous quality improvement is more of a philosophy than a process or system. It requires commitment from everyone in the business. Everyone from senior management to frontline workers must adopt a mindset of continuously looking for ways to improve processes and systems by making them efficient and effective. Unsustainable continuous improvement efforts are those that fail to become part of a company’s culture.

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Arming Your Employees to Prevent Food Fraud

Arming Your Employees to Prevent Food Fraud

Posted by Zosi Team on Jul 27, 2021 1:00:00 PM

Food fraud is the deception of consumers using food products, ingredients and packaging for economic gain.  Although food fraud has only recently received heightened attention, it’s been around a long time.

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Five New Listeria Strains to Know

Five New Listeria Strains to Know

Posted by Zosi Team on Jul 21, 2021 1:00:00 PM

Cornell University researchers have identified five previously unknown strains of Listeria in United States soil. "This research increases the set of listeria species monitored in food production environments," said  Catharine R. Carlin, a doctoral student in food science. "Expanding the knowledge base to understand the diversity of listeria will save the commercial food world confusion and errors, as well as prevent contamination, explain false positives and thwart foodborne outbreaks."

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Topics: EMP, Listeria Prevention

Continuous Improvement Processes: What is Lean Manufacturing?

Continuous Improvement Processes: What is Lean Manufacturing?

Posted by Zosi Team on Jul 13, 2021 12:00:00 PM

Continuous quality improvement is the ongoing process of raising the performance of an organization (and thereby improving products, services, people, and systems) to provide added value for consumers and a better working environment for employees. 

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Getting Guidance on FSSC 22000: Benefits & Purpose

Getting Guidance on FSSC 22000: Benefits & Purpose

Posted by Zosi Team on Jul 6, 2021 11:40:12 AM

More and more, consumer become concerned about food safety. Incidents of foodborne illness and recalls are seemingly ubiquitous as supply chains globalize and controls struggle to keep up. Manufacturers must make efforts to address these vulnerabilities in their processes. One way to do so is to adopt a widely recognized food safety and quality standard, like FSSC 22000.

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6 Quick Tips for Conducting Effective Internal Audits

6 Quick Tips for Conducting Effective Internal Audits

Posted by Zosi Team on Jun 29, 2021 8:57:14 AM

The best way to stay compliant is to conduct an internal audit. Below are Zosi’s tips for conducting an effective internal audit:

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What is the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) Cycle?

What is the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) Cycle?

Posted by Zosi Team on Jun 22, 2021 12:00:00 AM

PDCA stands for Plan Do Check Act. The PDCA cycle is a four-step, iterative quality management method used in business for the control and continuous improvement of processes and products. It’s also known as the Deming cycle, the Shewhart cycle, the control cycle, or PDSA, which is Plan Do Study Act.

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Topics: Food Safety, GFSI

FDA-Recognized Food Allergens

FDA-Recognized Food Allergens

Posted by Zosi Team on Jun 15, 2021 9:06:14 AM

Under the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA) the FDA recognizes the following food allergens in the US:

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Topics: FDA, Food Safety, Allergens

A Quick-Guide to Common Kosher Symbols

A Quick-Guide to Common Kosher Symbols

Posted by Zosi Team on Jun 8, 2021 9:04:51 AM

Whether you are a kosher food manufacturer or a kosher consumer, a basic understanding of kosher food labels is necessary to ensure the products you handle at work or home abide by kosher dietary laws. Certifying agencies use distinctive symbols to label kosher-certified foods. However, some additional universal designators help consumers immediately identify ingredients in your products.

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Topics: Kosher, Kosher Production

Improving Risk Communication for Your Consumers

Improving Risk Communication for Your Consumers

Posted by Zosi Team on May 18, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Food safety, both at home and at large, is an increasingly complex enterprise. These dynamic and multifaceted systems necessitate increased transparency in communicating food safety information to all parties from farm to fork. 

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Topics: Food Safety, Risk Communication, Foodborne Illness Outbreak

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