For food manufacturers who struggled with maintaining productivity and performing quality and safety checks due to a reduced plant workforce, COVID-19 may be a wake-up call for digital transformation. Data accessibility, action-ability, and adaptability will be critical as social distancing and remote work continues for the foreseeable future.
The coronavirus crisis caused many farmers to resort to dumping milk to cope with a surplus. Solving the problem is crucial, but not straightforward, especially in light of a possible resurgence of the virus.
Extra precautions will minimize food safety risks during construction, and following a thorough plan can keep your products, facility and employees safe.
Many questions about implementation, confidentiality, discrimination and length of record retention remain.
COVID-19 has led to mandatory business shutdowns that have already caused a severely limited supply problem.
IoT isn’t just a safe solution for improving food safety: It’s a smart solution.
Will the effects on the food supply chain increase the incentive for fraud?
Working in the industry has never been harder, especially as COVID-19 spreads through the workforce.
While American consumers are currently frustrated by a lack of toilet paper, hand sanitizer and other pandemic-related items, the longer-term repercussions to the supply chain will be evident on store shelves in three months or more.
Preventing foodborne pathogens is a team effort. Here are some practical measures to take in production plants to cut the risks.