ESI announces Food Security System Development Program
ESI Food Security System Development services include workplace security, incoming ingredient assessment, and Standard Operating Procedures necessary to protect from intentional adulteration. ESI systems are developed with your Human Resources Department to address the disgruntled employee factor, which to date has been responsible for a significant amount of product adulteration and brand degradation attempts.
ESI operational and security professionals understand the unique elements of the various sub-industries in the food supply chain and are able to customize Food Security Systems for food manufacturers, food processors, retailers, restaurateurs and food service providers.
A Taste of Food Poisoning
The Washington Post
Tuesday, July 5, 2005;
Carole Sugarman, a former Washington Post food reporter who now covers the Agriculture Department for Food Chemical News, writes that her daughter never met a chicken tender she didn't like. But during a recent family vacation in Florida, 9-year-old Anna was struck with a bad case of salmonellosis -- disease caused by salmonella. And while we'll never know for sure, we strongly suspect it was caused by contaminated, undercooked poultry at one of her daily restaurant chicken meals. Read more here
August 10th, 2005
Lappert's Ice Cream, Inc. Recalls Ice Cream Because of Possible Health Risk
Lappert's Ice Cream, Inc.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Richmond, CA -- August 10, 2005 -- Lappert's Ice Cream, Inc. of Richmond, CA is recalling its 8 ounce, pint, 1.5 gallon and 3 gallon packages of ice cream, all flavors, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant... Read more here