Tag Archives: USDA inspections

Don’t Let Bearing and Friction Grease Contaminate your Food

Bearing grease and friction grease (metal rubbing on Teflon or plastic conveyors) is a major cause of product contamination in food facilities. It’s generally discovered during pre-op inspection where the white conveyor has run and tracked the grease around the … Continue reading

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Two Friends Spied on You!

mold in floor wall junction

Supply Sanitation Systems is  alerting you that, two of your favorite friends may be spying on you! Our two friends, the FDA and USDA, take a dim view on mold.  This week Supply Sanitation Systems observed an inspector using his … Continue reading

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Be on the Look Out in your Food Plant Sanitation…

Be on the lookout, in your food plant sanitation. Supply Sanitation Systems is alerting you about increased inspection of secondary labeling for chemical containers and in particular sanitizers. We are encountering audits of all types where this has become a … Continue reading

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Don’t get caught speeding in your plant FOOD ZONE!

Information regarding the layout of your facility by hygienic zones and the division of specific areas into more specific sampling zones – 1, 2, 3, 4 is important and helps with identifying the source of the TROUBLE.   At SSS we … Continue reading

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Is your Food Processing Plant Prepped for New Catfish Inspection Rules?

Food Quality magazine recently covered a hot issue about importers resisting the call for catfish inspections. Per the article, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has the option of choosing either a narrow definition of catfish that would require … Continue reading

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