CoInspect Collaborative Excellence Blog

CoInspect Goes Continuous: 24/7 Equipment Temperature Monitoring

Posted by Manik Suri on Jul 15, 2019 7:05:00 AM

Time and Temp Issues Are Expensive

Imagine this scenario:  Your restaurant loses power overnight.  When your General Manager (GM) opens the restaurant the next morning, she finds the walk-in fridge is not working, and she has no idea how long it’s been down.  There’s no way to tell exactly what time the power went out, or whether food product has been out of temperature range for more than 4 hours (the “danger zone”).  The GM is forced to throw out thousands of dollars’ worth of product to avoid possible food safety issues.  To make matters worse, now your staff doesn’t have the items they need for the popular special you’re running this month.

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Topics: Food Safety Technology, Technology, Food Tech, Internet of Things, food service, inspection, sensors

Robots and humans must work collaboratively to make our foods safer

Posted by Aaron Cohen on Jan 15, 2019 12:50:40 AM

Sally, a salad-making robot, is programmed to create fresh, healthy and safe salads, based on each customer’s specific requests. Chowbotics, the company behind Sally, created a robot that would not only increase efficiency, but also safety, in restaurants. Sally is notable because of the proprietary technology developed to reduce the risk of foodborne illness. Her ingredients are kept sanitary, separate, and regularly replenished, reducing the risk for contamination. 

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Topics: Food Safety Technology, Food Safety, food service