Cincinnati, OH — Procter & Gamble Professional®
announced the launch of a cleaning, sanitation and food safety program, "Food Safety Solutions," designed to reduce the risk of food-borne illnesses for foodservice employees and patrons, according to a press release.
Jeremy Landrum, customer development manager at P&G Pro, said: "The launch of P&G Professional''s ''Food Safety Solutions'' answers the needs of our customers and illustrates our commitment to their success. This program offers a complete package of customized tools and products that simplify the process of creating a clean environment for customers and employees. It is a proactive approach in addressing contamination in the foodservice industry, which is especially important to our customers since the number of people affected by food-borne illnesses in the U.S.
each year is in the millions."
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC), there are about 76 million cases of food-borne illness in the U.S. annually, with about 325,000 of those resulting in hospitalization, the release noted.
The program is based on four pillars — reliable products, employee training, compliance solutions and equipment and service — and is now available to foodservice operations nationwide, the release added.