Ted Andrew, Senior Director, Product Marketing

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The Creative Spark of Food Safety

Posted by Ted Andrew, Senior Director, Product Marketing on Jul 28, 2016 9:00:00 AM

As we go out into the food industry, one significant trait that continues to shine through is the passion we all have for our industry and in food safety. With this much enthusiasm, it is particularly challenging not to bring work home with you at the end of the day. However, when we do, it starts rubbing off on our family, inspiring even the youngest members to be just as excited about food safety as we are.

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Diffusion of Innovation: Boiling Water in the Andes

Posted by Ted Andrew, Senior Director, Product Marketing on Apr 14, 2016 10:05:56 AM

One of my guilty pleasures during my long commute is listening to a variety of podcasts. During a recent episode, Author Richard Nesbitt was relating a story of a health worker in the Andes jungle who was trying to convince a rural tribe to boil water prior to drinking and washing food. This anecdote seemed to serve as both a literal and figurative example of todays Food safety culture.

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Corn meal and food pathogen testing

Posted by Ted Andrew, Senior Director, Product Marketing on Nov 19, 2014 10:31:00 AM

Corn meal has been a staple of the American diet since before the pilgrims set foot in the new world. They adopted it from Native Americans, who had been eating it for thousands of years. The pilgrims would ground it into a porridge known as “samp.”

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Pack Expo: Innovation, Automation and Food Safety

Posted by Ted Andrew, Senior Director, Product Marketing on Nov 6, 2014 11:43:00 AM

The Pack Expo meeting this year in Chicago was one of the most impressive trade shows I have ever been to. Knowing firsthand the effort associated with setting up a booth that includes automated equipment, the exhibitors put on impressive displays of the most innovative and sophisticated automated technology available for the food manufacturing and packaging industry.

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