The number one thing to remember is that alert employees are the most important company asset in any food defense program.
A systems-thinking approach, encompassing food safety, food security, food defense and food sustainability, is our basis for creating a more effective food system.
Food defense is a balancing act, where maximizing benefit must include careful consideration of financial and human costs. Is your food defense plan in balance?
What steps should your company put in place to safeguard your brand? Here are 10 good places to start.
How can you safeguard infrastructure targets like the food supply from targeted terrorism? The threat is real.
Well-trained and observant employees can prevent food safety incidents. How do your employees stack up?
Food personnel safety and security plans are not stand-alone efforts, unconnected to the business practices that make for company success, they must be firmly integrated into the company’s food safety culture.
What are the implications of breaches in cybersecurity for the food industry? Knowing the targets is key.
Are global food supplies at risk in this age of terrorism? You be the judge.
Food corporations must consider the evolving security environment as their first priority to safeguard the brand integrity and bottom line of their businesses.
A look at how domestic terrorism may impact food safety and food security…are we overlooking the obvious?
Food companies must know with whom they and their direct supply partners are dealing. Good business practices require this. Know how to protect your brand and reputation.
When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Coordinated Outbreak Response and Evaluation Network began operating in August 2011, it was structured to respond to foodborne illness outbreaks in three interdependent phases.
What precisely should be reported in order to make the Reportable Food Registry effective in protecting consumers? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants your input. To that end, it has extended until August 18, 2014, the period for submitting comments on the proposed rulemaking.
According to the World Health Organization, food terrorism is a reality. See what regulators are doing around the world to combat this increasing threat.
Intentional economically motivated adulteration activities and initiatives in food defense are highlighted.
The final schedule for promulgation of Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) required-regulations appears set, but not without an interesting legal battle.
Today, food processors have to protect against intentional interference and the possibility that their products could be used as weapons of destruction.
What your organization needs to implement a complete food protection program at all levels is presented.
An interview with Robert E. Brackett, Ph.D., Director, Food Safety and Security Staff, FDA CFSAN, presents the agencies recent initiatives and programs in food safety.