Tackling food safety and regulatory challenges is top of mind, but beyond the obvious what is driving it? What’s causing the increased spotlight and why is it impacting our industries?
The end result is ultimately the driver for why food safety is so important.
Not only have consumers expanded their palates culturally, but a growing trend is a preference for understanding the origins of the food consumed, sustainability and the locally grown, farm-to-table movement. More types of food broadly sourced means newer, multiplied risks that must be controlled.
Consumers demand choices. But they also want to know what’s in their food, where it comes from, how it’s made, and it better be safe. Oh, and you must be a good corporate citizen from a sustainability standpoint.
It becomes incumbent upon industries and their partners such as Douglas Machines Corp to identify ways of reducing food safety hazards, documenting operations and staying more than a step ahead of compliance with Intent-Driven HACCP and HARPC programs.
We have experienced significant industry changes because of technology, science and engineering. Good for us and consumers. But the only constant is change because consumers demand it.
There is always another issue to solve, challenge to overcome or objection to defeat. That’s the price we pay for progress and regulation. Feel like you are in a proverbial hamster wheel?
The goal of business is to make a quality product at a good price point, effectively and efficiently, while delivering profit. Food safety issues cause more industry costs.
How does industry balance the needs versus costs?
Douglas Machines Corp is a small but significant piece of that puzzle by delivering automated washing and sanitizing equipment solutions that achieve consistent results while removing human error. It eliminates labor-intensive procedures, thereby reducing man hours, and increasing efficiency.
Every little bit counts. Think about this mental checklist as a plant manager, owner or food safety officer.
As industry experts, Douglas Machines Corp brings 40 years of knowledge and experience specializing in the food, nutraceutical, and distribution industries. Our customers come from Retail Bakery, General Food Processing, Meats and Poultry, Snack Food and Wholesale Bakery, Pet Food, Confectionary, Produce, Seafood, Nutraceuticals, Pharma, Cannabis, Supermarket, Dairy, Refrigerated and Frozen Foods segments, all seeking guidance in meeting today’s highest standards for food safety.
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