The First International Food Safety Conference is bringing attention to the issue of food safety. Here’s what students in food quality training should know.
Total quality management (TQM) is a system that promotes a team-based approach to improving processes, with the goal of achieving a high level of quality and service. It’s a way to enhance operations, train employees, and improve a company’s ability to serve its customers. It’s an approach often used in the food industry, which is why learning about TQM is an important part of any Food Technology, Safety and Quality Diploma Program. In fact, students at AAPS learn all about TQM during the Food Quality Assurance and Quality Control class included in their diploma program. There are multiple components involved.. READ MORE »
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports an E. coli outbreak sourced to the popular burrito chain, Chipotle Mexican Grill—and it’s not the first run-in Chipotle’s had with foodborne disease. Chipotle is a North American chain that specializes in burritos and tacos. It calls itself a “fast-casual” restaurant as opposed to a fast food or traditional restaurant-style eatery, and its popularity comes in part due to its commitment to sustainable and ethical food production processes. These processes, as food safety professionals have discovered, aren’t always up to scratch. If you’re interested in making a career out of ensuring.. READ MORE »