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Food Safety Leader Roles, Responsibility & Authority

Posted by Alex Hanley on

Food Safety Leader Roles, Responsibility & Authority

  High-performance teams have a process to manage food safety. The key to that process is figuring out exactly who should be doing what in the plant. Sounds simple right? Well, add to that, they also align responsibility with authority and align responsibility along natural roles. Let's look at what the Food Safety Leader is typically doing and then explore what they really should be doing when everybody is working as a team.   First, let's get the title out of the way. The Food Safety Leader is the person who holds the ball on food safety. She often feels like a babysitter...

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