Tracebacks are painstaking efforts that require investigators to be both detectives and scientists.
Just ahead of this week's Food Safety Summit, SafetyChain Software yesterday introduced the next-generation version of its food safety chain management system (FSCMS), SafetyChain for Food.
The widespread move from global food supply chains to food supply networks presents considerable challenges.
Recalls often occur at a rapid pace, requiring manufacturers to quickly decipher, analyze and act upon an evolving fact pattern.
When it comes to food, there is limited regulation, control or intervention unless there is a problem or failure in the supply chain.
An interview with William Fisher, M.Sc., CFS, Institute of Food Technologists on the launch of the Global Food Traceability Center.
Product ID and labeling can aid a processor’s ability to track and trace their products through the supply chain.
Rapid traceability throughout the raw product supply chain is a key component of Birds Eye;s food safety program.
What is traceability, does it work and what does it accomplish?
An interview with James Gorny reveals the current challenges to the fresh-cut produce industry.
Effective, responsible communication is key to maintaining trust in the food system and a challenge for communicating prior to, during and after a recall.
To build consumer trust, the food system must communicate ethically to build the trust that protects its freedom to operate.
Shipping and receiving are integral parts of all food processing and warehousing operations, both large and small.
Monitoring and maintaining the integrity of the food supply is a tough job; government agencies and food safety systems do it admirably under some very challenging circumstances.
The Produce Traceability Initiative action plan outlines seven key elements and milestones for implementing the whole-chain traceability process.
Traceability is the key to executing a proactive retrieval of lots implicated in a suspected or identified pathogen-detection event.
To achieve the highest levels of supply chain traceability, trading partners must be able to link products with locations and times.
Consumer demand for greater traceability of foods based on safety may eventually be met by industry adoption of greater traceability of foods based on security considerations.
The goal of the food safety initiative is to improve food safety and reduce the incidence of foodborne illness to the greatest extent feasible.
Selecting the right ingredient supplier may seem like an onerous process for your supply chain, but this is an important food safety-related decision.