Is America’s Food Safety System Broken?

Is it?  I hear this everyday and it usually is accommodated  by along list of incidents like   Wisconsin Firm Recalls Cured Uncooked Sausage Products Due To Mislabeling and an Undeclared Allergen California Firm Recalls Frozen Ground Beef Products Due To Possible E. Coli O157: H7 Contamination General Mills Issues Voluntary Class One Recall of One...

How is the role of FDA Changing?

Senate bill S. 510: FDA Food Safety Modernization seeks enhanced ability for the FDA to: Access basic food safety records at facilities – Review Performance Data. If the FDA is asking for this authority then, this implies that they currently do not have the authority to do so. I know this sounds a bit old school...

24/7 Crisis Response

24/7 CRISIS RESPONSE We provide a 24/7 Crisis Hotline and Service. Call us anytime night or day to bring on board seasoned professionals to help you navigate successfully through your crisis and mitigate damage to your brand.   CRISIS COMMUNICATION You can get consultations on developing and delivering your crisis communication plan from a former Washington...

Business Solutions

Zontec Software Take a look at the most effective tool current on the market that allows you to manage to Part Per Million Quality Levels while predicting an preventing critical issues from occurring. Call us today to see how it meets the needs of your business by reducing cost of goods and risk to your brand....

Quality Systems

  Supplier Risk Management In today’s global supply chain suppliers are causing more recalls that ever before. As we look at the tools used to manage this risk they tend to be he same one ‘s used for years, COA’s , Letters of Guarantee, Food Safety and GMP audits.  All of these bring some value but...

Critical Business Planning

“When planning for a crisis, it is instructive to recall that Noah start building the Arc before it started to rain” – Norman Augustine Studies have clearly shown that brand damaging impact comes from how a company reacts to a crisis rather than the nature of the crisis. Just take a look around and come to...

Manufacturing Systems

We provide seasoned experts that will evaluate and help you develop effective QA systems that meet your company’s business needs. Whether it is a system for Preventative Process Controls, Allergens, HACCP, Sanitation & GMP’s, Inspect & Testing, Corrective Action / Preventative Action or Control of non-conforming products our focus is on mitigating risk to your brand.

Crisis Communication

Presenting a timely and critical message can be the difference between success or failure in protecting your brand.  We help Companies develop and practice the skills necessary to survive in today’s environment. In the world of crisis communications it is critical to have developed an effective plan. It is equally important that those accountable for working...

Salmonella Found in Flavor Enhancer

Below is a photo of the recent recall by the FDA regarding the Salmonella found in flavor enhancers which have been used in processed foods. If you have any concerns or questions, feel free to contact us.