The True Costs of Food Safety
Foodborne illness costs the food industry as much as $55 billion a year.(1) Nearly 48 million people get sick, 128,000 people are hospitalized and 3,000 die every year (2) from foodborne illness annually. Thankfully, with a proper food safety protocol in place, you can reduce the risk of foodborne illness significantly.
Get Help With Your Food Safety Challenges
OMEP and NW Food Solutions have teamed up to provide food safety services for manufacturers. Incorporating food safety practices into your company will make you a better business and help you to grow your brand. We can help you to manage and implement new food safety programs, including learning how to document processes, train employees, sustain your implementations, and continually improve to meet new requirements.
Learn Basic Food Safety
Are you a new food company? Are you new to food safety? Do you want to educate your food safety team? Do you need cGMP’s or assistance with corrective actions and inspections? We will work with you on an individual basis or in a cohort group to address basic safety questions and challenges.
Build Your Food Safety Program
Is your distributor or customer asking you for your HACCP or food safety plan? Do they want you to get a third party audit? Do you need assistance with pre-requisite programs? Do you need to put a FSMA compliant food safety plan in place? We will work with you on an individual basis or in a cohort group to help you build your food safety plan.
Get Help with Your Existing Food Safety Plan
Do you need help with your current food safety plan? Are you having challenges sustaining the plan? Are you challenged with available resources and need some assistance to move forward? We can work with your company to assess where you currently are with food safety, and help you develop and implement a plan to move forward and complete implementation of a sustainable food safety plan.
Whether you’re new to food processing and safety, or have been in your business for years and need assistance with new requirements like FSMA, we’re here to help. Schedule a call today.
- High Cost of Foodborne Illness, Robert Scharff, Ohio State University Associate Professor, The Journal of Food Protection.
- https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/high-cost-foodborne-illness-new-study-provides-state-by-state-breakdownCenters for Disease Control and Preventionhttps://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/foodborne-germs.html