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Supply Chain Risk Management: Current Industry Practices, Key Challenges and Requirements
Supply Chain Risk Management: Current Industry Practices, Key Challenges and Requirements
June 29, 2015
By Evangelia Komitopoulou

A survey reveals that while companies in the food industry do have systems and processes in place to manage their supply chain network, those systems are not always the most effective.

Affordable Business Management Systems for Food Manufacturers, Distributors
Affordable Business Management Systems for Food Manufacturers, Distributors
June 23, 2015
By Oneir Solutions

Factors such as price, speed of implementation and scalability are a must when small and growing food companies plan to implement new business management software.

Expert Interview: Paul Young, Ph.D., Speaks about Food Safety Capacity Building
Expert Interview: Paul Young, Ph.D., Speaks about Food Safety Capacity Building
June 16, 2015
By Food Safety Magazine

An Interview with Paul Young, Ph.D., senior director, food & environment business operations at Waters Corporation.

Allergen/Gluten Control in Process Systems
Allergen/Gluten Control in Process Systems
June 11, 2015
By David McCarthy

In order for food production cycles to run back-to-back without the risk of cross-contamination or carryover, a control and monitoring system needs to be in place to help mitigate these risks.

Slippery Coatings: Eliminates Food Waste; Safe to Eat?
Slippery Coatings: Eliminates Food Waste; Safe to Eat?
May 21, 2015
By Dave Smith

LiquiGuide’s liquid-impregnated surfaces can help to prevent food waste while making food packaging less of a hassle for consumers.

Application-Specific Shrink Tunnels
Application-Specific Shrink Tunnels
May 6, 2015
By Del Williams

Food processors send a variety of products--even oversized and unusually shaped items--through shrink tunnels designed for speed, energy efficiency and low operational costs.

 

Securing the Global Food Chain Proactively
Securing the Global Food Chain Proactively
April 22, 2015
By Tim Curran

Government regulations and lab testing are just a fraction of what food companies should be focused on to ensure the complete safety and satisfaction of consumers.

Know your Environment: The Essential Role of Environmental Monitoring for Ensuring Food Safety
Know your Environment: The Essential Role of Environmental Monitoring for Ensuring Food Safety
April 3, 2015
By John Sweeney and Damien Tuleu

April 7, 2015 was World Health Day--an annual event established by the World Health Organization (WHO) to draw attention to a topic of global significance. This year, the day was dedicated to food safety.

FlyPunch! Keeping Fruit Flies at Bay the Natural Way
FlyPunch! Keeping Fruit Flies at Bay the Natural Way
March 25, 2015
By Mat Franken

Keeping fruit flies at bay with FlyPunch!, a nontoxic, commercial grade insect repellant that’s ideal for food manufacturers, restaurants, bars, breweries and more.

Liquid Crystal-Based Detection System Revolutionizes Food Pathogen Testing in Terms of Speed and Accuracy
Liquid Crystal-Based Detection System Revolutionizes Food Pathogen Testing in Terms of Speed and Accuracy
March 23, 2015
By Curtis H. Stumpf, Ph.D.

Pathogen detection solutions using liquid crystal-based methods, courtesy of Crystal Diagnostics.

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