One of the activities that has changed the most since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic is work. Most of the country was forced indoors when the shelter-in-place was enacted, resulting in many people either losing their jobs or creating home offices. After several months, businesses are re-opening and implementing policies and procedures to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 among their employees and customers. The CDC recommends the use of respiratory protection and face coverings as infection control devices. There are several types of respiratory protection/face coverings available, with varying levels of effectiveness.
A recent article in “The Produce News” describes how Divine Flavor, one of the largest produce distribution companies in the city of Nogales, Arizona, has responded to the COVID-19 situation. When an affiliate company experienced its first positive COVID-19 cases, Divine Flavor responded quickly and has since served as a model in dealing with the pandemic for other companies in the produce industry.
- Category: Food
In order to feed a world with increasingly congested cities and a rapidly growly population, food must be transported. But, how does one monitor the food during transport to ensure that it has been protected from temperature and humidity spikes? How can shippers know exactly what the conditions are in the back of a truck containing the food or where the truck is en route?
The coronavirus has dramatically changed the way we live. At least for now, many businesses and schools have turned to online meetings and instruction. Sporting and music events have been cancelled altogether. Yet, inevitably, sometimes people will have to meet face-to-face or “mask-to-mask.”
What can you do to ensure that you minimize risk and keep the virus from spreading? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending that businesses consider daily screening of employees—
If you’re looking for a safe, fast and easy way of measuring temperature, DeltaTrak’s new “do-it-all” FlashCheck 15051 Folding Probe Thermometer may be just what you’re looking for. The 15051 is accurate to 1°C and gets you a reading in under four seconds. This quick response time is particularly important for applications such as grilling—where knowing what your temperature is in an instant can mean the difference between a perfect grilled steak—and one that is over-cooked.
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