During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s paramount to understand and implement best practices to operate retail food stores, restaurants and associated pick-up and delivery services to safeguard employees, customers and guests.

In this free webinar, Orkin Canada partners with The Strategy Institute as part of their Food Safety Virtual Event Series to bring you perspective and insights from industry experts to help you adapt food safety procedures, maximize resources, navigate risks and avoid contamination.

First, you’ll hear from keynote speaker Sean Rollo, board certified entomologist and Technical Director for Orkin Canada, as he outlines:

  • The immediate effects of COVID-19 on the food industry
  • How to mitigate transmission of the virus
  • The difference between cleaning, sanitization, disinfection and sterilization – and why it matters for your business
  • What to look for when choosing a disinfectant, as directed by Health Canada
  • Protocols to put in place for employees and customers
  • How current conditions have affected pests, another health threat

Then, get the latest takes from a panel of food safety experts including Muhammad Shahbaz, Quality and Food Safety Specialist at Mawarid Food Company (Pizza Hut), and Anal Dave, Director of Quality Assurance for Dessert Holdings, as they discuss:

  • Strategies for managing operations and how they’ve been impacted
  • How to manage employee health
  • Ways to address personal hygiene for employees
  • Managing food pick-up and delivery