What Do These Symbols Mean and Why Are They Important

NSF – National Sanitation Foundation The basic NSF International logo is the round blue mark with white lettering. This logo simply means that a product has met basic NSF certification standards. The Importance of NSF Certification A health code violation … Read More

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Where to Store Disaster Food?

Storage options can be a tricky thing for medical facilities that do not have the space available. In addition to having the space, it also needs to be temperature-controlled. Most disaster food with a 10-year shelf life or longer are … Read More

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Is How Your Food Packaged Important to the Shelf Life and Quality of Your Disaster Food?

There are 3 main components that spoil food, water (Moisture) Heat and Oxygen. When removing these elements from our food source, manufactures are able to create a food product that can last up to 30 years without losing more than … Read More

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Clear Cutter & Cut Cost

Cluttered and disorganized departments are detrimental and can negatively impact financial and clinical success. This can stem from the pharmacy department all the way down to the nursing stations. (Sustainability Roadmap for Hospital Article States) “ The second largest expense … Read More

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Attention: Important Information For Clinicians Treating Coronavirus Patients On Mechanical Ventilator

According to a study of the Wuhan Jinyintan Hospital published in the Lancet Medical Journal, over 71% (37/52) of critically ill patients with Coronavirus required an invasive Mechanical Ventilator due to respiratory complications (ARDS) with a mortality rate of over … Read More

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5 Ways to Purchase Your Disaster Food

When looking to purchase your long term shelf life disaster food, the upfront cost may come as a surprise. Rest assured it will save tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars over the shelf life of the food. Most healthcare … Read More

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Which container is best for storing water long term?

What does the manufacturer claim about their water packaging and how will it affect your decision. According to the FDA, water does not have an expiration. It is the packaging that breaks down and expires over time. So we’re going … Read More

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Current Problems w/ Disaster Food Rotation in Hospitals

Not being able to locate disaster response protocol because of the constant turn over. No communication between new directors and the previous director on what to do and the process they have in place. Food waste – Not being able … Read More

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What to look for when purchasing a disaster meal program

When purchasing a disaster meal program there are several aspects to take into consideration. We have provided a list below to help with the purchasing decision a little bit easier. … Read More

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Are you complying with 2020 Refrigeration & Freezer Regulations?

NEW REGULATION for 2020. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will not allow brand new cooling systems to use hydrochlorofluorocarbon – virgin HCFC-22 also known as R-22 beginning of 2020. … Read More

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