ORANGEBURG, N.Y., April 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sani Professional, the food safety division of Professional Disposables International (PDI), and the Sani Professional Food Safety Advisory Council (SPFSAC) are proud to announce the winners of the 2016 Sani Awards program. The Sani Awards celebrate innovation and excellence in food safety and promote best practices within the foodservice industry for education/training, employee/customer programs and guest experience.
Here are the winners in each category:
Category A: Outstanding food safety program innovation:
Awarded to: R&DE Stanford Dining of Stanford University, located in Stanford, CA, for their development, implementation and enhancement of the Food Safety Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures for 22+ dining locations at Stanford University. R&DE Stanford Dining serves over 18,000 meals daily, employs over 500 team members all of whom are educated and trained in food safety to prevent the outbreak of foodborne illness and safeguard the health of students and guests.
Category B: Exceptional food safety education and/or training program implementation
Awarded to: Lindsay Westcott, Waffle House Inc., of Norcross, GA, for the development, execution and tablet conversion of the ServSafe® testing program at Waffle House University. In addition to the cost savings experienced from the paper testing to tablet testing conversion of the ServSafe® certification, the overall passing ratio has increased to 94% since program implementation.
Trophies will be presented to the winners at the Food Safety Summit Gives Back Event at the 2016 Food Safety Summit held in Rosemont, Illinois on May 11, 2016.
About the Sani Awards:
The Sani Awards™ celebrate innovation and excellence in food safety and promote best practices within the foodservice industry for education/training, employee/customer programs and guest experience. To be eligible for awards, winners had to demonstrate measureable improvements in chains with at least 5 units. Results were required six months post implementation. For more information, visit thesaniawards.com.
About Sani Professional®
Sani Professional®, a division of PDI, is a purpose driven company deeply rooted in the prevention of Community Associated Infection (CAI). The Company's line of disposable pre-measured, pre-moistened state-of-the-art wipe products and solutions are ideal for hand sanitizing, hard surface cleaning, sanitizing and advanced disinfecting. These products are EPA and NSF-registered and, as appropriate, FDA food code compliant; meeting the highest food industry safety standards. Visit saniprofessional.com
PDI helps reduce preventable infections, control healthcare costs and, ultimately, save lives by
delivering a broad range of evidence-based, market leading environmental hygiene and patient
care solutions in the community and healthcare environments. PDI has three divisions, Sani Professional®, PDI Healthcare and Contract Manufacturing. Visit wearepdi.com.
Matt Schiering, Vice President/General Manager, Sani Professional
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