The Ever-Evolving ‘Last Mile to the Consumer’ – What’s the Risk?

An expert panel explores the impact of the rapidly increasing demands of consumers on the food industry for faster, simpler and better ways to fill their pantry. Exploring the plethora of innovative options provided to consumers in the name of convenience (Q-commerce) and sustainability (packaging reduction / food waste) the panel discusses untested or yet to be identified risk management strategies, sharp shifts in the last mile to consumer present in food safety, and key considerations to help mitigate the impact on products/brand reputation.

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Supporting the Plant-Based Boom: Applying Intuitive Analytical Methods to Enhance Plant-based Dairy Product Development

In recent years, plant-based dairy alternatives have stormed supermarket shelves around the world, offering a new generation of consumers alternatives to traditional milk, cheese and butter products. During this webinar, data and results on combined plant milk protein, solid, and sugars will be presented alongside the spectra of the material and the calibration regions chosen. Additionally, experts will compare some plant-specific calibrations to the generic calibration for traditional milk.

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Food Safety Hazards Series: Physical Hazards

Recalls as a result of foreign material contamination have increased—for reasons that include higher regulatory scrutiny, increased automation in food plants and more effective technology that aids in detection. This virtual event will discuss the current landscape of foreign matter contamination in food products and strategies companies should implement to prevent and detect foreign materials.

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Remote Auditing: Protecting Quality & Safety Now and in Our Next New Normal

Quality and Safety Organizations have completely altered their practices throughout the COVID pandemic. As new auditing methods have emerged, RizePoint has helped brands manage food safety in all areas of the food supply chain: Manufacturers, distributors, packagers, service providers and retailers. During this webinar, experts will share unique remote auditing options that are helping other brands protect the safety and quality of food now and into the future.

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Food Integrity Virtual Conference

Globalization has increased the complexity of the food supply chain, thus increasing the focus on food integrity, as more opportunities for food fraud exist. During this event, experts will provide a brief introduction to food fraud, the role of food standards in preventing fraud, and how to conduct a food fraud vulnerability assessment.

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What Matters to Consumers when Buying Food & Beverage Products, and What Do They See on Labels?

Consumer concerns for healthier lifestyles and for the environment have become major driving forces for forming food-buying intentions. This webinar presents results of research on consumer behavior and trust when buying well established and novice food & beverage product brands, as well as the impact of information on labels regarding products nutritional and health benefits, environmental impact of production and social responsibility of producers on consumer choices.

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Food Safety Hazards Series: Salmonella Detection, Mitigation, Control and Regulation

Food safety experts will discuss challenges and tangible best practices in Salmonella detection, mitigation and control, along with critical issues that the food industry faces with regards to the pathogen. This includes the journey and progress of petition to USDA on reforming and modernizing poultry inspections to reduce the incidence of Salmonella and Campylobacter; Salmonella detection, mitigation and control; and a case study on the pathogen involving crisis management.

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