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Food Safety Modernization Act

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HAACP) Certified

2013 saw a crackdown on food safety as the FDA utilized its new authority provided by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), signed into law on January 4, 2011. The fairly new law has shifted focus from simply reacting to food-borne illness to preventing from occurring at all.

Similar to Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) regulations, under the act, registered facilities must develop and maintain a written food safety plan that includes a hazard analysis of known or reasonably foreseeable hazards that could affect food. Furthermore, preventive controls to minimize/prevent each identified hazard must be applied. Records must be maintained and monitored to ensure compliance. A re-analysis of hazards and preventive controls must occur when there are significant changes in the process or every three years.

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The Benefits of a Mat Rental Program

Want to reduce your company's maintenance and injury costs? Invest in a rental mat program text

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Roscoe is Customer Focused

The recent Spring Mat Contest has improved Roscoe's sales through the summer and boosted our customer satisfaction ratings – effectively enhancing our position as a leading textile rental company in the Chicago market. Roscoe has also created four Task Forces, led by dedicated Team Members, to continue our focus on customer service.  text

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Reusable vs. Disposable

The debate is over whether reusable or disposable shop towels are more beneficial. The Industrial Wiper Rule is in its final stages, awaiting the final seal of approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). A battle Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA), and other reusable advocates, have been fighting since 2003 for this law to be enacted.  text

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Pleased to Meet You

This is Roscoe's first foray into blogging. We're excited to be here!

The focus will be on customer service and everything that goes along with it: the services and products available, how to reap the highest benefit from the aforementioned and new additions to the market.

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