FSR Magazine | September 2018 | By Manik Suri
If customers knew that most restaurants’ food safety protocols were based on paper forms that are largely ignored and virtually never reviewed, maybe they would be more discerning in their dining choices. Executives should take heed, lest your organization become the next warning symbol. Restaurant industry leaders need to take food safety seriously. Part of that shift includes utilizing new technologies—ranging from digital “smart checklists” to automated sensors—to transform daily behavior. But first, we must rethink organizational priorities starting at the C-suite. This is the bedrock of fostering an authentic and effective food safety culture. Read more here.
Food Safety News | August 19, 2018 | By Manik Suri
In many U.S. restaurants, food safety is an oxymoron. There’s a growing culture of neglect in the food industry, and we need to find effective solutions that are also affordable, attainable, and user-friendly. CEOs are understandably concerned about margin pressures. But failing to prioritize food safety is short-sighted. Every restaurant operator is just one innocent error away from a massive foodborne illness crisis that could sicken or kill their guests and ruin their businesses. It’s time to make food safety a focal point and not just a check-the-box throwaway that restaurant leaders place low on their priority lists. Read more here.
Harvard Data-Smart City Solutions | February 25, 2015
The Data-Smart City Solutions initiative at Harvard Kennedy School published an interview with MeWe’s CEO, Manik Suri, as part of a series on “the new faces of public-private collaboration.” Read more here.