Industry must take it upon ourselves to ensure that our supply chain is sound. It’s the best defense against food fraud we could have.
Given the complexity of our food system and limited transparency of supply chains from farm to fork, those willing and able to adulterate will continue to do so in the future.
Cybersecurity is one of the elements that can make or break your business. How can a food corporation prevent system compromise? Read more to find out.
A sensational claim says Russians could use robots to poison food; is the threat for real?
A game-changing event occurred two years ago in the food industry, and you probably haven’t heard the details.
How do we decide whether our food supply is still vulnerable to the effects of terrorism? Unfortunately, the threat remains.
Economically motivated adulteration (EMA) generates considerable concern from multiple perspectives. Ongoing EMA-related research focuses on the vulnerabilities in the food system, drivers that create an opportunity for EMA and the impact of EMA with an emphasis on public health consequences.
The rogue regime of North Korea could cause catastrophic effects on the world’s food supply. Read more to find out how.
What should food defense professionals understand about the instability in North Korea?
The National Food Crime Unit aids food safety at home and abroad.
Like it or not, avian influenza virus could be used to attack the poultry industry.
A look at food defense plans shows there’s always room for improvement, regardless of the outcome.
We do not need to reinvent the wheel with regard to food defense; history has already taught us what we need to do.
Food fraud vulnerabilities can be assessed using a free, industry-led solution to help meet new requirements for food fraud mitigation set out in the Global Food Safety Initiative.
Food and agriculture adversaries are not going to go away. What is your food defense plan?
Here we take a closer look at the new Food Safety Modernization Act rule on mitigation strategies to protect food against intentional adulteration.
We must take food security into account when we make decisions about food safety and as we build a climate of food safety culture into our organizations.
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?