SOURCE: Ipswich Shellfish Company

SOURCE: SafetyChain Software, Inc.

SafetyChain Software, Inc. Ipswich Shellfish Company

June 03, 2014 10:45 ET

Ipswich Shellfish Co. Partners With SafetyChain Software to Automate Food Safety & Quality Assurance Programs

SafetyChain's Food Safety Chain Management System Helping Ipswich Automate HACCP and SQF Programs, Food Safety Audits and More

SAN RAFAEL, CA--(Marketwired - June 03, 2014) - SafetyChain Software -- the leader in realtime Food Safety Chain Management Systems (FSCMS) that help food and beverage companies Automate, Streamline & Improve FSQA™ -- is pleased to announce that Ipswich Shellfish Company, the leading wholesale seafood processor and distributor of fresh and frozen seafood, is utilizing SafetyChain Software as its partner for a series of food safety and quality assurance (FSQA) automation initiatives.

Ipswich Shellfish Company will be using SafetyChain's FSCMS, SafetyChain for Food, to:

  • Consolidate and automate food safety and quality assurance program management across all facilities -- including its FDA HACCP and GFSI SQF programs
  • Ensure safety program components -- such as approved vendor programs, SOPs/PRPs/CCPs and Corrective/Preventive Actions -- are managed and documented
  • Ensure only the most current HACCP and SQF forms and code are being utilized
  • More easily analyze data and identify trends for continuous improvement
  • Support SQF, Regulatory and Customer audit-readiness

Ipswich Shellfish Company selected SafetyChain Software due to its:

  • Comprehensive suite of FSQA functionality, including HACCP & SQF modules
  • Flexible configurability to manage Ipswich's FSQA processes
  • Strong FSQA knowledge and responsiveness of the SafetyChain team

Robert Butcher, Ipswich's Group Operations Manager explained, "Here at Ipswich, providing safe, quality seafood is our highest priority. SafetyChain is helping us eliminate the time-consuming, manual processes associated with our rigorous HACCP program, as well as, with SQF compliance as we get certified at each of our facilities. SafetyChain for Food will help us more efficiently manage our FSQA programs and be audit-ready on demand. We are looking forward to having a central repository of FSQA data for trending and continuous improvement." When asked why Ipswich chose SafetyChain, Butcher commented, "We evaluated several systems in the marketplace, and felt SafetyChain had the most comprehensive suite of solutions -- including HACCP and SQF modules. This, along with the overall flexibility of the system and industry expertise of the SafetyChain team made them the best fit for our needs."

SafetyChain SVP and co-founder, Barbara Levin, commented, "The team at Ipswich is very visionary when it comes to leveraging the power of technology to build best-in-class programs for their food safety and GFSI/SQF initiatives. We're excited that they chose SafetyChain as their partner to support their automation goals, and we're very pleased to welcome Ipswich to SafetyChain's customer community."

About SafetyChain Software

SafetyChain Software is the leading provider of Food Safety Chain Management Systems that help food and beverage companies manage safety and quality compliance in realtime -- preventing non-compliant ingredients, raw materials and finished product from coming in or going out. With SafetyChain for Food's affordable solution modules -- for Supplier Compliance, FSQA Data and Program Management including HACCP/HARPC, Regulatory/GFSI Compliance, Customer & Finished Product Compliance, Audit Readiness and Mobile FSQA -- companies can automate, streamline and improve FSQA -- saving time, saving money and creating efficiencies that facilitate both compliance and ROI. SafetyChain for Food is a global, Software-as-a-Service solution, deployed in 22 countries, and designed for fast deployment and even faster ROI. For more information: www.safetychain.com

SafetyChain Software and SafetyChain for Food are registered trademarks of SafetyChain Software, Inc. 

About Ipswich Shellfish Company

Ipswich Shellfish Company is the leading wholesale seafood processor and distributor offering direct store delivery of the full line of fresh & frozen seafood, scallops, crab meat, live lobsters, lobster meat, shrimp, squid, hard shell clams, soft shell clams, surf clams, oysters, mussels, fresh clam chowder, soups, and specialty Restaurant products. We are the source of fresh Ipswich Clams since 1935. Ipswich offers MSC (Marine Stewardship Council) certified sustainable species and locally harvested and processed products. Ipswich's capacity and experience to import and export assures you the freshest seafood possible. With six (6) companies owned and operated processing and distribution facilities from Maine to South Carolina Ipswich offer direct store delivery as well as nationwide shipments of fresh and frozen seafood. http://www.ipswichshellfish.com/

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