Learn how the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) defines a “qualified individual” and what it means for you.
Food manufacturers are working to increase the sustainability of their global footprint while at the same time making their products better and safer from farm to plate.
Food safety capacity development requires synergistic investments from both public and private partners to enhance opportunities for collaboration.
Regardless of the size of any food manufacturer, there will be a need to source, approve and maintain ingredient suppliers.
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.
Product safety, brand reputation, data security and growth priorities are forefront in food company decision making.
There are numerous reasons why every stakeholder in the global food supply needs to be thinking about traceability and why it’s important to them.
Are foods produced close to home by small, independent producers really inherently more safe than—or at least as safe as—foods produced by large companies?
Why is traceability suddenly so important? It depends on who you talk to—public health, business, supply chain, consumers—all are key stakeholders in food traceability.
No word strikes more fear in the hearts of individuals in the food industry than “recall.” Advance planning for recalls can save lives and can make the difference in the survival of your company.
What exactly makes a foodservice company best-in-class or world-class in food safety?
The food product industry faces an escalating barrage of lawsuits—both for alleged mislabeling and for safety violations.
Registration allows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to respond quickly and efficiently to food-safety related issues and incidents. Is your company in compliance?
Traceability is designed to help food companies manage relationships, safeguard their food supply chains and protect their brands. But any supply relationship is fraught with risk. The answer? Transparency.
Traceback litigation usually follows one of two events—a recall or consumer-launched lawsuit. Can you guess how these epidemiological cases played out?
A close look at what energy drink and supplement manufacturers should do when they find themselves in the “Twilight Zone”—a period after initial allegations have been made but before definitive health hazards have been definitely shown.
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.
To solve a problem in the food plant—whether it is complex or routine—you must first select the right tool for the job. Learn how to find the right approach for your company.
Applied ethnography, when properly employed, gives us an unbiased and comprehensive understanding of current food safety practices.
In the food industry, as in the automotive industry, internal vigilance for product safety is imperative: The lives and health of customers depend on it. What else can we learn?