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Industry Initiatives

Focus on Listeria

Listeria monocytogenes is a deadly serious concern in retail food departments that can have devastating consequences on customers' health and store operations. We will focus on best practices for decreasing the potential for Listeria growth or cross-contamination.

For over 25 years, IDDBA has been a leader in providing quality food safety information to its members, usually free of charge.

Food Safety Perceptions with Phil Lempert

Food Safety Perceptions
with Phil Lempert

Phil Lempert, President, SupermarketGuru, presents key findings from IDDBA/SupermarketGuru's recently released food safety research, The High Stakes of Food Safety in Dairy, Deli, Bakery & Prepared Foods.

Why Safe Food Really Matters with Shawn Stevens

Why Safe Food Really Matters
with Shawn Stevens

Shawn Stevens, The Food Safety Attorney and founder of Food Industry Counsel, talks about responsibilities and proactive measures that businesses can take to minimize foodborne illness risks, particularly Listeria monocytogenes.

The High Stakes of Food Safety in Dairy, Deli, Bakery & Prepared Foods

Find out what shoppers see and think—and precisely how their many perceptions shape trip frequency and basket size. You'll learn how food safety practices impact a store's performance and its credibility with shoppers as a primary resource of health and wellness foods and beverages.

IDDBA/SupermarketGuru - 2015

Food Safety Training Video: Listeria Awareness

Among the topics addressed in the seven-minute training video are:

  • Listeria monocytogenes characteristics.
  • Why Listeria monocytogenes is so challenging to control.
  • What deli department employees can do to reduce the risk of contamination.
  • The importance of deli slicer cleaning.

Certification Reimbursement

Food safety certify more dairy, deli, and bakery associates by getting reimbursed (up to $2,000) annually.

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Listeria Training Job Guides