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Publisher’s Platform: Dave Theno defined food safety culture


Editor’s note: Food Safety crusader David M. Theno died Monday, June 19, 2017, when he was hit by a large wave while swimming with his grandson. Bill Marler, who worked with Theno to raise food safety awareness for more than 25 years, posted these thoughts after receiving the news about the death of his comrade… Continue Reading

FSMA Readiness: Accountability Starts at the Top, Just Like Sarbanes-Oxley

As enforcement time nears for the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), experts such as Repositrak’s Randy Fields are being heard making comparisons between FSMA and the 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley Act. The first major revamp of federal food safety laws since 1938 and the most-far reaching reforms of business practices “since the time of Franklin D. Roosevelt”… Continue Reading

A Sarbanes-Oxley Act for Food Safety Could Save Lives


This editorial was written in response to Bill Marler’s “Publisher’s Platform: It is Time for a Sarbanes-Oxley Act for Food Safety,” published Saturday, Aug. 24. Bill Marler and I speak to senior executives of food manufacturing companies and restaurant operators many times each year. We are almost always surprised (yes, even we can be naive… Continue Reading

Publisher’s Platform: It is Time for a Sarbanes-Oxley Act for Food Safety


Food safety programs are the crazy uncles of corporate food production – everyone has one, but no one really wants to talk about it. Corporate management on average is far more interested in sales and profits and would just as soon ignore those people who talk incessantly about a “culture of food safety,” or “food… Continue Reading