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The Importance of Self-Inspection: AIB International Bringing the Future Into Focus
The Importance of Self-Inspection: AIB International Bringing the Future Into Focus
The self-inspection process is crucial to your facility’s success in ensuring food safety. That’s why AIB International is developing tools to take self-inspection into the future and make them more easily accessible to you and your team.
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Tip of the Week: Self-Inspection – Do You Know Where to Start?
Tip of the Week: Self-Inspection – Do You Know Where to Start?
Do you understand your priorities during a facility self-inspection? Or what to look for in various trouble spots that are important to facility maintenance and sanitation? And how often you should be conducting a self-inspection? As part of a multidisciplinary self-inspection program, each of these questions should be addressed to help identify and correct issues before they become serious.
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Tip of the Week: What It Really Takes to Handle Inspections
Tip of the Week: What It Really Takes to Handle Inspections
Did you know? FDA officials may observe food plant employees and it’s possible they may move around the infrastructure of the plant. Food facilities must be prepared for more aggressive audits.
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Bulk Transportation Standards Lean on Inspection Prior to Unloading for Safety
Bulk Transportation Standards Lean on Inspection Prior to Unloading for Safety
AIB International has outlined standards for inspection of bulk sanitary transport for the receiving plant or facility to bear a large share of the burden for food safety in the US.
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Tip of the Week: Self-Inspection 20/20: Combating Nearsighted Inspections to Unlock Your Team’s Full Potential
Tip of the Week: Self-Inspection 20/20: Combating Nearsighted Inspections to Unlock Your Team’s Full Potential
Food facilities around the world conduct self-inspections each month in order to identify various issues with their personnel practices, maintenance, cleaning, and pest control programs.
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7 Ways US Regulatory Changes are Impacting Exporters
7 Ways US Regulatory Changes are Impacting Exporters
Learn the top seven concerns exporters have about the impact of these new and revised US regulations.
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A Surprise Visit from Inspectors? How to React
A Surprise Visit from Inspectors? How to React
Some inspection activities may be truly different, but preventing and limiting the effects of foodborne disease will not change.
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Inspect in 30 Minutes a Week Part 2: What to Look For During a Self-Inspection
Inspect in 30 Minutes a Week Part 2: What to Look For During a Self-Inspection
If you really want to inspect your plant in only 30 minutes per week there are a few things you should know about what you’re looking for before you begin. Food plant inspections are not limited to production and storage areas. They should include the roof, exterior grounds, and every interior area (e.g., boiler rooms, maintenance rooms, and office areas). Problems can exist above and below eye level.
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Tip of the Week - How do you use the Consolidated Standards?
Tip of the Week - How do you use the Consolidated Standards?
How well prepared are you for your next AIB audit? We all feel ready, but somehow seem to miss that “perfect score”. We wonder if there are additional tools to improve and better prepare.
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