The regulation of cannabis-infused products is confusing and constantly in flux. We look to the more established world of food safety to suggest how manufacturers can use stricter standards and specifications to increase not only safety, but consistency and profitability.
SQF certification validates a contract manufacturer’s ability to produce safe, consistent, and high-quality products. It’s a mark of distinction, which can lead to more business. But to obtain SQF certification, a manufacturer must have effective quality and safety controls.
Food processing facilities present hazards that require careful consideration of floor properties and installation.
With so much on the line from consumer safety and business perspectives, the food industry must make the shift from reactionary to preventative.
Augmented reality and virtual reality technologies are becoming valuable allies in the quest for improved product, worker and customer safety.
Despite a potential uptick in hemp availability, CBD companies still must wait for FDA’s green light.
Making technology decisions at work requires an unbiased lens.
For technology to best deliver on their potential, standardized and quality-assured data is critical.
Cannabis growers must implement these quality controls to ensure that their products are as safe to consume as any other food or drink on the market.
As food companies have built much of their reputation on consumer trust, several supply chain challenges remain in the cannabis industry.