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Food Safety Everyday: Building a Strong Food Safety Culture

By Team at HeavyConnect on September 15, 2020

In July, the FDA released their Blueprint for the “New Era of Smarter Food Safety”, building on existing FSMA requirements. The FDA Blueprint identifies four main elements, which they consider to be foundational to the New Era of Smarter Food Safety:

Topics: Food Safety FSMA Food Safety Compliance
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4 Ways to Strengthen Your Payroll Documentation Compliance

By Team at HeavyConnect on September 8, 2020

Strengthening your payroll compliance is a valuable way to minimize risk to your operation and avoid costly penalties. New regulations and requirements are imposed on farm employers every year so keeping track of them is a time-consuming process. Here are some best practices to help stay aligned with labor laws and minimize expensive risks to your business.

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The Benefits of Ditching Paper-Based Compliance in Agriculture

By Team at HeavyConnect on August 25, 2020

Paper-based compliance works well for many agriculture operations, but the risk of misplaced, falsified, or destroyed forms remains a liability.

Topics: Food Safety
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Produce Industry on Growers Going Digital in the New Era of Food Safety [Webinar Recap]

By Team at HeavyConnect on August 6, 2020

The FDA’s guidance on the New Era of Smarter Food Safety has brought the unique challenges of digital transformation to the grower community. We’re recapping some insights from United Fresh’s recent webinar, where produce professionals shared their perspectives on the FDA’s new blueprint for the New Era of Smarter Food Safety

Topics: Food Safety
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Food Safety Audits in a Digital World: 4 Things You Must Know

By Team at HeavyConnect on July 15, 2020

It’s no secret that most food safety managers dread audit time. Audit prep can be tedious and frustrating. The good news is, you can change your outlook on audits by knowing these four things:

Topics: Food Safety FSMA Food Safety Compliance
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Retailers Concerned: Food Safety Standards in the Field (From GOPEX)

By Team at HeavyConnect on January 15, 2020

For those at the Global Organic Produce Expo (GOPEX) in Miami last week, there was a lot of talk of how farming organizations and large food buyers are working to assure that new food safety standards for produce are being met in the field.

Topics: Food Safety Food Safety Compliance Supply Chain Compliance GOPEX
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Top Priorities for FSMA in 2020

By Team at HeavyConnect on January 6, 2020

Things might have slowed down over the holidays for some of us, but they certainly didn’t on the food safety and food safety regulatory front.

Topics: Food Safety FSMA Microbiology Farm Safety Food Safety Compliance

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