Thursday, September 24, 2009

Sentry9000 will be showcased at this years Region 2013 Purchasing Cooperative Food Service Product Show on September 30th in Live Oak, Texas

Finally the breakthrough in Food Safety Technology the Food Service Industry has been waiting for - Digitized HACCP Documentation. Sentry9000, a leader in Food Safety Management is proud to announce that its cutting edge Bluetooth Temperature Probe, Hand-held PDA, and Web based data management system will be showcased at this years Region 2013 Purchasing Cooperative Food Service Product Show on September 30th in Live Oak, Texas.

Sentry9000 is the complete automated wireless HACCP Documentation, Kitchen and Food Safety Management System.

Based on Standard Operating Procedures required by the USDA and The National Food Service Management Institute Guidelines, Sentry9000 has put all of the necessary food safety forms into a handheld computer that records real-time data and wirelessly transmits critical information to a customized website for each school in a district for easy viewing and for monitoring. It is Internet based so it also can be viewed from an offsite location.

Not only does Sentry9000 record data but it will analyze the information collected and alert management when out of limit conditions occur. Maintaining safe food temperatures is critical in preserving Food Safety. If a temperature collected is out of the designated safe temperature zone a Corrective Action will be automatically created requiring the problem to be fixed to allow the program to move forward.

Digital data collection changes the work dynamic because the data is Real-Time. It records WHO takes temperatures, WHEN temperatures are taken, and WHAT menu items temperatures are taken. Accountability creates a more responsible kitchen staff. There is much improved data accuracy because temperatures are sent directly from a wireless Bluetooth temperature probe to the handheld computer without transcription error, time recording errors, forgetting and the other human errors that occur. Everything is time and date stamped with a digital signature of the person inputting the data when they take the data.

Sentry9000 prides its self on being an environmentally friendly company. Taking the necessary steps to eliminate ALL paperwork associated with HAACP and Food Safety in the kitchen and the ancillary programs that benefit HACCP. Sentry9000 not only provides the means to do away with all the paperwork, but also provides a kitchen management tool. Nowhere is this more evident than on the home page for each school where Incidents, Reports, Corrective Actions, Freezer and Cooler Temperatures and Food History are all available at a glance.

One of the greatest features of the Sentry9000 system is the Reporting capabilities. Once the data has been collected it can be organized into concise, informative reports.

Sentry9000 is a Food Safety company with a suite of products to enhance your Food Safety Program that is based on the HACCP program. These include:

Temperature monitoring of coolers and freezers – Sentry9000 installs wireless sensors that monitor the temperature and provide alarms and alerts when conditions arise for concern. This includes out of limit temperature conditions as well as lack of signal because of electrical failure. Monitoring of coolers and freezers are an ancillary program of HACCP that provides insurance against the loss of a freezer full of food over that long weekend or scheduled break.

Production Reports – Sentry9000 utilizes the HACCP system that provides a production report based on meals that are prescheduled and allows easy changes to menu items and quantities at the different school grade levels. It can provide the pull amount for each ingredient and accounts for disposal of menu items at the end of the meal.

Preventive Maintenance and Inventory – Sentry9000 provides a preventive maintenance for scheduling and tracking maintenance that is required and that occurs to provide an easily viewed schedule for compressor and other preventive maintenance as well as maintaining an inventory of all equipment assigned to the food service department.

Training – Sentry9000 includes a Training Schedule and Record as part of the basic HACCP program. All employees assigned to a single school will be on the Training Record for that school. The training that is scheduled will appear in an easily viewable schedule and a permanent record of training and other administrative actions.

For more information on Sentry9000 please visit To set up a meeting or free demo for your school please call 1-800-519-7657 or email Don’t forget to stop by their booth if you are in the area for the Region 2013 Purchasing Cooperative Food Service Product Show on September 30th in Live Oak, Texas at the Live Oak Civic Center.