The essence of an effective food safety culture lies in fostering an environment that feels safe and inclusive to everyone involved.
Judy Sebastian, Food Quality & Safety's blogger, holds dual specialization in public health and safety and organizational development. Equipped with more than 10 years of experience in food safety systems implementation, workplace culture assessments, and talent development strategies, she is passionate about global food culture and how it impacts our daily lives. Judy is a certified trainer and consultant with Dubai-based Apex Food Consultants and is currently based in Portland, Ore. Reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Articles by Judy Sebastian
Food businesses and certification bodies are exploring new ways to gather, analyze, and report data based on virtual audit findings.
Food and grocery delivery services are not completely without risk, but can be maintained through some thoughtful best practices.
During a pandemic, a composed, collected, and educated approach to crisis communications is critical.
It’s important for food safety professionals to be mindful of basic infection control.
Food portion sizes have increased over the last few decades. Here’s a look at a few factors that have influenced the expansion of both the average plate size and the quantity of food on it.
Food safety leaders are recognizing and leveraging the benefits of integrating technology with food safety and quality management.
Last month, we shared a high-level overview of what change management is, its significance in the food industry, and why it’s important for food safety professionals to integrate it into food safety management. This post will briefly explain some steps and best practices that can be implemented by food safety leaders. Create an Awareness Before… [Read More]
Change is both inevitable and constant. Food safety professionals around the world have to remain up to date on subject areas such as Threat Assessment and Critical Control Points, Vulnerability Assessment and Critical Control Points, blockchain and Internet of Things ecosystems, and more. External factors such as socio-economic changes, climate change, and access to adequate… [Read More]
Here are a few ways that unconscious biases may manifest themselves during a food safety audit.