Given that the decisions, actions, and behaviors of all employees affect food safety, the concept of food safety culture has recently become a hot topic of discussion within the food industry as companies look to strengthen their food safety programs.Meetings or huddles on the plant floor with line workers and supervisors can help to reinforce the importance of food safety prior to the start of their shifts.

Essential to the production of safe food at manufacturing establishments is having the right mindset; that is the right culture to execute food safety policies and procedures that govern plant operations. A strong food safety culture at the producti…

Survey to measure the food safety culture in a manufacturing facility.

A summary of scores for the statement, “New employees receive food safety training before they are allowed to work.”A summary of scores for the statement, “I appreciate when a co-worker points out to me if I am doing something that could affect food safety in a bad way.”

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