Why Audits Make Sense

Riell, Howard
October 2005
FoodService Director;10/15/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p49
Trade Publication
This article looks at the implementation of internal pre-inspection safety audit in the U.S. food service industry. To maintain their objective eye, Maynard, Massachusetts-based Epicurean Feast personnel travel to neighboring districts to perform audits on their colleagues. This, management figures, helps ensure that the audits will be more objective. Epicurean's inspections are similar to those performed by state inspectors, but include a variety of proprietary, in-house standards that regulators would not look for. INSET: A Sample Food Safety Audit Form.


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