Testo Industry News and Events

Testo’s Eric Moore Joins ADFO’s Partners with a Common Purpose Steering Committee

Eric Moore, Director of Food Safety and Regulatory Compliance for Testo North America, has joined the steering committee for “Partners with a Common Purpose”, an initiative from the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) that recognizes a common purpose embraced and supported by both government regulators and industry alike in improving public health and consumer services. (Read More)


Testo and Savor Provide Proactive Tips Amongst Listeria Outbreak

The CDC has recently posted an investigation notice of the outbreak of Listeria that has been linked with sliced deli meats and cheeses. Amidst the ongoing CDC investigation, Testo, Savour Food Safety International and Savor Safe Food would like to provide the industry with guidance on proactive measures that food companies can take. (Read More)


Testo North America, world leader in the design, development, and manufacture of portable measurement instrumentation and food safety solutions, announced today its partnership with Savour Food Safety International Inc. (SFSI), a consulting organization that works with clients to develop long-term food safety culture and behavior change programs, and Savor Safe Food (SSF), which provides services to help businesses comply with health department regulations while protecting employee and customer health and safeguarding brand protection. (Read More)

Testo, Savour Food Safety International and Savor Safe Food Announce Partnership


Testo Supports AFFI’s Food Safety Program

Testo North America, world leader in the design, development, and manufacture of portable measurement instrumentation and food safety solutions, announced today its support of the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) in their Food Safety Program for 2019.

As part of the partnership, Testo will be an associate member of AFFI throughout 2019 and will be involved in various AFFI events, including AFFI’s Food Safety Leadership Conference and AFFI-CON.
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Testo 104 Series Thermometers Achieve NSF Certification

Testo North Americais proud to announce the certification of its Testo 104 family of food thermometers according to NSF/ANSI Standard 2 -Food Equipment. This newly certified family includes the Testo 104 food thermometer, the Testo 104-IR infrared food thermometer and the Testo 104-IR BT infrared food thermometer with Bluetooth.
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Testo Solutions joins the Food Logistics 2018 Top Software and Technology Providers List

For the second consecutive year, Food Logistics Magazine has named Testo Solutions USA, Inc. to its Top Software and Technology Providers list.

“It is an honor for Testo to be recognized by Food Logistics as a top cold chain software and technology provider,” says Michael Ficacci, Director of Marketing, Testo North America. “We are committed to providing the industry with cutting-edge solutions that help improve the safety and quality of food.”
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Testo North America’s Eric Moore appointed chair of AFFI Foodservice Training and Education Working Group

Eric Moore, Director of Food Safety and Regulatory Compliance for Testo Solutions USA, Inc., has been appointed chair of the American Frozen Food Institute’s (AFFI) newly established Food Service Training and Education Working Group. “AFFI is very excited to have Eric Moore ready to lead the way in our new Food Service Training and Education Working Group,” said Dr. Donna Garren, Executive Vice President of Science and Policy for AFFI. “We are looking forward to seeing the depth and quality of the work that this accomplished group of professionals is able to achieve over the next year.”
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Testo Solutions USA, Inc.is proud to announce the certification of its Testo Saveris Food Solutions WiFi data loggers according to NSF/ANSI Standard 2 -Food Equipment.The data loggers join the fleet of Testo’s other NSF-certified instruments included in the Testo Saveris Food Solutions.
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Testo Solutions Achieves NSF Certifications



Testo Solutions USA, Inc. Director of Food Safety and Regulatory Compliance, Eric Moore, has been elected vice chair of the Retail and Foodservice Professional Development Group of the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP). The mission of the IAFP Retail and Foodservice Professional Development Group (PDG) is to provide the foodservice and retail industry worldwide with the necessary information to safely prepare and serve food.
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Testo Director of Food Safety and Regulatory Compliance, Eric Moore, Elected as Vice Chair of IAFP Retail and Foodservice PDG


Testo Solutions USA, Inc. proudly welcomes Mike Baker as its new Business Development Director for Grocery & Retail Solutions. Baker will lead sales efforts for Testo’s digital quality management solutions,designed for the food retailers and grocers across cold chain.
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Testo Appoints Mike Baker as Development Director for Grocery & Retail


One specific challenge that food safety professionals that work in multi-site food service establishments constantly run into is the falsification of records, or pencil whipping. If you are not familiar; this is when an employee completes a form, record or document without having performed the required work or action. Most food safety professionals look at a large amount of food safety logs over the course of a day, week, month, etc. That provides us an advantage of being able to pick up on various patterns of possible falsified records…
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Testo White Paper:
Pencil Whipping


Cooking oil and deep fryers are essential pieces of most food service kitchens in North America and have been since the first French fries were fried to perfection. Over the last 20+ years cooking oil has changed significantly. Cooking oils are now healthier, more stable and safer, however, very little has changed in how we manage the quality of cooking oil itself. Cooking oil represents a significant percentage of operating costs, and prices will vary widely depending on the oil type.
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Testo White Paper:
Cooking Oil 101 - Ensure that you are getting the most out of your cooking oil


Pizza Ranch was seeking to ensure consistency and quality of finished product of some of the fried foods they sell and decided to incorporate precision testing equipment into their quality assurance system. The investigation quickly revealed that there was wide variability of when cooking oil was being changed in stores, as well as how stores were deciding when to replace their cooking oil.
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Testo Case Study:
Ensuring continued excellence in cooking oil quality at Pizza Ranch


Testo Solutions USA, Inc. is excited to welcome Claudio Bauza as Director of Business Development for Restaurant Solutions. In his new role, Bauza will be responsible for sales activities and revenue generation for Testo’s digital quality management system, Testo Saveris Restaurant. He will work with food service organizations to help them realize the full potential of their food safety programs with the Testo Saveris system, configured based on the unique needs of the customer.
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Testo Solutions Welcomes Claudio Bauza to Sales Team


2018 GFSI:The Future of Food Safety, Technology, Innovation
Recap by Eric Moore –Director of Food Safety and Regulatory Compliance Testo Solutions
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Testo Global Food Safety Conference 2018 Recap


FoodLogiQ, LLC, andTesto, Inctoday announced a partnership to pair the global leader of portable HACCP and IoT capabilities with the food industry’s leading supplier management, traceability and recall management SaaS platform, raising the bar for food safety and quality around the world.
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FoodLogiQ and Testo Partner to Revolutionize Global Food Supply Chain


Testo Solutions, world leader in measurement technology and quality management systems, announces the launch of the Testo Saveris platform, the industry’s most integrated food safety and quality management solution.By combining flexible measurement technology with intuitively operated software and customized service, Testo Saveris supports compliance and quality in the day-to-day food industry workflows.
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Testo Solutions Launches Testo Saveris Quality Management System


Public health advocate and food safety subject matter expert,Eric Moore, has joined the Testo Solutions USA, Inc. team as Director of Food Safety and Regulatory Compliance. For the last 15 years, Eric has been a proactive leader in improving the food safety education, policies and procedures at multiple industry-leading food service and retail organizations…
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15-year Food Safety Expert, Eric Moore, joins the Testo Solutions Team


In today’s fast paced and connected world,we are all expected to do more with less, making time one of our most important assets. These workplace norms are also the case for today’s food safety and public health professionals who need to be sure of the of the accuracy of the information that is being recorded. Thankfully, the ability to be more efficient and capture more accurate information has never been easier for those using thermometers and managing food safety programs that require the use of thermometers.
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Testo Case Study:
”Cheap” thermometers are costing you more than you think


Food Logistics Magazine has named Testo Solutions USA, Inc. to its 2017 Top Software and Technology Providers list. “Testo is dedicated to providing the food industry with advanced solutions that improve the safety and quality of food throughout the cold chain,” says Bill Pezza, President of Testo North America. “We are honored to be recognized by Food Logistics as a critical resource for the industry.” The annual list serves as a resource guide of software and technology providers whose products and services are critical for companies in the global food and beverage supply chain.
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Testo Solutions joins the Food Logistics’ 2017 Top Software and Technology Providers List


This document is intended for use by frozen food manufacturers. It outlines a template to be used by frozen food processors for the application of blanching equipment as a process preventive control to address risks associated particularly with Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) but also other pathogens. It highlights key information (blanching equipment, blanching process, achieving desired lethality, and verification) to be documented by food processors to establish blanching as a process preventive control.
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Testo Knowledge:
How to validate your Blancher