Food Safety Matters Podcast: Joe Stout on Sanitation and Hygienic Design in the Food Plant
Why sanitation is the foundation of food safety and public health, and hygienic design’s role in the future of food safety.
Food Safety Matters is a podcast for food safety professionals hosted by the Food Safety Magazine editorial team – the leading media brand in food safety for over 20 years. Each episode will feature a conversation with a food safety professional sharing their experiences and insights of the important job of safeguarding the world’s food supply.
In this podcast Joe Stout explains why sanitation is the foundation of food safety and public health, and hygienic design’s role in the future of food safety.
In this episode of Food Safety Matters, Food Safety Magazine staff speak to Joe Stout [16:19] about:
- The basic fundamentals of sanitation in food safety
- The persistent problem of Listeria in food processing environments
- Sanitation best practices
- The problem with preventative and corrective actions
- The importance of using science-based approaches
- Sanitation training offered by Commercial Food Sanitation
- Advice regarding a food plant’s implementation of Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOPs)
- His thoughts on whether or not SSOPs should be shared amongst the food industry
- Technological advancements vs. increasing productivity needs
- The 7 Steps of Sanitation developed at Kraft, and the importance of performing those steps in the right order
- Hygienic design and its implications regarding the future of food safety
- The 10 Principles of Equipment Design
- Good—and not so good—things he’s seen when touring food processing plants