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The Top 7 Articles About COVID-19 Pandemic Preparedness
The Top 7 Articles About COVID-19 Pandemic Preparedness
It’s been one year since WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Today, vaccines are being distributed allowing us to return to some state of “normal” soon. However, experts say the next pandemic is closer than we think being prepared is critical.
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Top 5 Articles to Strengthen Your Pandemic Preparedness
Top 5 Articles to Strengthen Your Pandemic Preparedness
We’ve curated a list of the five must-read articles on pandemic preparedness. Each one addresses a key issue addressed in the Pandemic Prepared Certification.
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10 Key Questions to Ask Your Food Safety and Sanitation Team
10 Key Questions to Ask Your Food Safety and Sanitation Team
Do you prioritize food safety and sanitation to consistently meet your customers’ quality expectations? Or do customer demands for increased production – coupled with staffing shortages, new regulations and micro concerns – have you too overwhelmed to keep up?
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COVID-19 Insurance Market Update and Claim Impact
COVID-19 Insurance Market Update and Claim Impact
How will COVID-19 impact my insurance renewal? What additional information are insurance carriers asking for? Get the answers to these frequently asked questions in the article below. For the full presentation, please download the slides.
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Do You Know What to Expect and How to Prepare for SQF Code Edition 9?
Do You Know What to Expect and How to Prepare for SQF Code Edition 9?
Do you know what to expect and how to prepare for SQF Code Edition 9? The SQF Institute recently updated Edition 9 with several intended outcomes. Primarily, they wanted to gain compliance with the GFSI 2020 Benchmarking Requirements.
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Are You Prepared for BRCGS Storage & Distribution Issue 4?
Are You Prepared for BRCGS Storage & Distribution Issue 4?
Are you Prepared for BRCGS Storage & Distribution Issue 4? This standard is flexible and has multiple applications, as it can be applied at any point in the distribution chain from primary production to retail, including rail, road, air and ship.
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Seven Important Pandemic Pre-Requisites
Seven Important Pandemic Pre-Requisites
It’s no surprise that in response to the pandemic, many operations implemented new food safety and occupational safety protocols. But, in their pandemic planning, did they negatively impact food safety by forgetting to review existing pre-requisite programs?
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COVID-19 Vaccine Update: Legal & Practical Considerations for Employers
COVID-19 Vaccine Update: Legal & Practical Considerations for Employers
What does the COVID-19 vaccine mean for my employees? Can I mandate the COVID-19 vaccine for my employees?

Get the answers to these frequently asked questions.
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Will a Dry Ice Shortage Impact Your Sanitation Program?
Will a Dry Ice Shortage Impact Your Sanitation Program?
Used to maintain the super-cold temperatures necessary for the transport of Covid-19 vaccines and with vaccines being rolled out over the next few months, demand for dry ice is expected to increase dramatically. This has prompted the question of whether a potential shortage could impact the food manufacturing industry.
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Industrial Packaging is First U.S.-based Company to Achieve Pandemic Prepared Certification
Industrial Packaging is First U.S.-based Company to Achieve Pandemic Prepared Certification
Industrial Packaging, a leading packaging company in the food and beverage supply chain based in Webster, Massachusetts, has become the first company in the U.S. to achieve Pandemic Prepared Certification. Their certification provides assurance for their customers that they are committed to establishing and maintaining industry-recognized best practices for supporting food safety, employee health and business continuity.
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