Gas Pumps and Perishables

Gas Pumps and Perishables

 

Just as the smartphone has evolved far beyond that rotary-dial, landline phone on the kitchen wall, the 21st century convenience store is quickly and broadly redefining the shopping and dining...

The Three E’s of FSM Technology

The Three E’s of FSM Technology

 

Driven by Food Safety legislation, but equally concerned with the consumer experience and preserving brand value, Food Safety Monitoring (FSM) has evolved into a sophisticated tool for restaurants...

Sense and Sensor-ability

Sense and Sensor-ability

 

The Internet of Things (IoT) is no longer in the realm of science fiction; it’s as pervasive as the smartphone and the selfie stick. As reported in CIO, the research firm Gartner predicts there will...

Food Safety Monitoring is a Class Act

Food Safety Monitoring is a Class Act

 

We all went to school to learn reading, writing and arithmetic. Some of us moved on to college to study food science, hospitality and management. Others hold advanced degrees in highly-sophisticated...

Technical considerations when choosing a Food Safety Task Management System

Technical considerations when choosing a Food Safety Task Management System

 

While we previously discussed questions that should be asked when deciding on a Food Safety Task Management System, we must dig further and analyze different technical considerations to think about...

Could Food Poisoning Spoil the 2018 Winter Olympics?

Could Food Poisoning Spoil the 2018 Winter Olympics?

 

However, CNN has reported that the South Korean military is essentially taking over the security operations for the games because 1,200 were exposed to norovirus. Many reports of illness and...

Consumer Trends Creating Food Safety Concerns

Consumer Trends Creating Food Safety Concerns

 

As consumer trends and tastes become more diverse, so do potential food safety issues. Newer trends such as gardens in restaurants, demand for locally sourced produce, and food delivery, will...

What the Health Department is looking for in your Restaurant

What the Health Department is looking for in your Restaurant

 

If you’re a restaurant owner, the last thing you want to see is the health inspector walking through your front door. Much like Godzilla exiting the waters to destroy New York City, I imagine it’s a...

The Future of Convenience Stores

The Future of Convenience Stores

 

Ah, convenience stores, pleasantly reeking of greasy hotdogs, gasoline, and cigarette fumes from the miserable 17-year old cashier outside neglecting the line. That’s generally the perception, right?

RFID Technology in Food Safety

RFID Technology in Food Safety

 

Why is RFID capability important for Food Safety? RFID capability can be used for both temperature and location measurements. With respect to location measurements, the RFID sensors, positioned...