Cherney Blog: Inside The Petridish

Your blog resource for education, experience, and a good read!

Cherney Blog: Inside The Petridish

Your blog resource for education, experience, and a good read!

Let's Talk About It: Salmonella!

What happens when you put nutella on Salmon?
 
You get Salmonella!
 
...but seriously, lets talk about Salmonella!
 

Let's Talk About It: Listeria!

Why are bacteria so bad at math?

It’s because they multiply by dividing!

But honestly, bacterial growth is no joke! Under optimum conditions bacteria divide every twenty minutes. Just one cell can become sixteen million in one eight hour shift! It’s no wonder why cleaning and sanitation within production plants are vital to ensuring a quality product.

Safe Quality Food (SQF) Code Edition 8 is Here – Are You in Compliance?

The new Safe Quality Food (SQF) Code Edition 8 became effective on January 2, 2018 and listed some significant changes, including new programs and revised requirements for existing programs.  One notable change is that companies formerly SQF Level 2 and 3 are now REQUIRED to participate in an annual proficiency program.