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Supply Chain

The following list is a collection of all articles in the Supply Chain category. To refine your list, select from the subcategories provided in the navigation bar and here for your convenience: Foodservice/Retail, Growers/GAPs, Imports/Exports, Regulation, Temperature Control/Cold Chain, Traceability/Recall, Transportation

The Safe Food Transportation Rules: Safety with a Side of Flexibility
The Safe Food Transportation Rules: Safety with a Side of Flexibility

What are the practical effects of the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food rule on the shippers, loaders, carriers, and receivers involved in the transportation of human or animal food?  

The Future of Food Safety for the Foodservice Industry
The Future of Food Safety for the Foodservice Industry

Given the recent challenges for the U.S. restaurant and foodservice industry, it is an opportune time to explore the future of food safety in this industry sector and what lies ahead—by extension—for its supply chain partners.

Supply Chain and Food Safety Culture – Sector Leaders Sharing Their Challenges and Recommended Practices
Supply Chain and Food Safety Culture – Sector Leaders Sharing Their Challenges and Recommended Practices

Leaders come and go in companies, and it is an ongoing challenge for food safety professionals to educate and engage senior leaders to take ownership of food safety.

The Most Overlooked Source of Contamination in the Food Chain?
The Most Overlooked Source of Contamination in the Food Chain?

Cutting boards are an often-overlooked source of contamination in the foodservice environment.

The Supply Chain and Food Safety Culture: Retail
The Supply Chain and Food Safety Culture: Retail

Industry leaders in food retail help elucidate the challenges around creating a culture of food safety.

Scientific Innovation and Sustainability in Crop Production
Scientific Innovation and Sustainability in Crop Production

In this article, we take a closer look at a reductionist versus an apparent holistic approach for agricultural crop production practices.

Into the Cold Abyss of Food Waste
Into the Cold Abyss of Food Waste

One of the biggest areas of food waste is maintaining the cold chain. This means that all players in food supply—including producers, shippers, warehouses, retailers and consumers—have a role to fill when it comes to tackling the challenge of food waste.

IICA’s Role in Improving Global Food Safety
IICA’s Role in Improving Global Food Safety

Food safety is of central importance to all countries in the Americas, regardless of their level of development. Beyond threats associated with any specific product or contaminant, the most pressing challenge is to establish, promote and support a food safety culture, one in which all consumers both expect and have access to healthy food, regardless of where or by whom it is produced.  

 

Small or Very Small: New Rules from FSMA Create Unique Challenges
Small or Very Small: New Rules from FSMA Create Unique Challenges

Since the new rules for FSMA were developed, food manufacturers of all sizes have been working to determine how to implement them into their culture and new food safety plans.

The Supply Chain and Food Safety Culture: Foodservice
The Supply Chain and Food Safety Culture: Foodservice

We’ve invited industry leaders in foodservice to help elucidate the challenges around creating a culture of food safety.

Evaluating Risk in Foods at Farmers’ Markets
Evaluating Risk in Foods at Farmers’ Markets

Can products be made safely in the home for sale at farmers’ markets? Verifying the types of foods that are low risk and can be made safely in an uninspected home can be challenging.

What You always Wanted to Know about Food Crime but Were Afraid to Ask
What You always Wanted to Know about Food Crime but Were Afraid to Ask

The National Food Crime Unit aids food safety at home and abroad.

Fixing FSMA’s Ag Water Requirements
Fixing FSMA’s Ag Water Requirements

 The Food Safety Modernization Act’s provisions on agricultural water require reevaluation.

Food Safety in a “Foodie” Culture: Proactively Protecting the Foodservice Supply Chain
Food Safety in a “Foodie” Culture: Proactively Protecting the Foodservice Supply Chain

It is important to explore how traceability works and what the food industry is doing to ensure food safety in today’s rapidly changing marketplace

Consumer Food Trends Create Food Safety Challenges for the Foodservice Industry
Consumer Food Trends Create Food Safety Challenges for the Foodservice Industry

Modern food trends create food safety challenges that mandate changes to the food code to protect public health.

 

The Supply Chain and Food Safety Culture: Distribution
The Supply Chain and Food Safety Culture: Distribution

Industry leaders confirm the importance of food safety culture at the point of food distribution.

Compliance with EU Food Regulations: What If Traceability and Food Recall Are Not Enough? - Copy
Compliance with EU Food Regulations: What If Traceability and Food Recall Are Not Enough?

The food supply chain reaches around the world; is your business compliant globally?

The Future of Food Traceability
The Future of Food Traceability

What is the future of global food traceability and what should we be doing about it?

 

Driving the FSMA Train Forward… Looking Ahead to Implementation
Driving the FSMA Train Forward… Looking Ahead to Implementation

With the Food Safety Modernization Act in place, it is time to look forward to its implementation

Raising the Bar: Helping Our Vendors Become Partners
Raising the Bar: Helping Our Vendors Become Partners

We should be looking for those extra touches that will turn food industry vendors into long-term partners.

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