The pandemic’s long-term effect on food supply chains is expected to result in increased threats, including fraud, theft and safety issues.
The Spring program of the Food Safety Consortium Virtual Conference Series kicks off with a keynote address from FDA’s Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response, Frank Yiannas, and stakeholder discussions about industry transformation.
The pandemic has forced restaurants to reimagine their business and ushered in a new frontier in intelligent kitchens.
While COVID-19 highlighted the growing importance of food safety automation to help food brands provide safe products amidst unprecedented challenges, many continue to rely on manual approaches. Interviews with and data collected from 34 food manufacturers and processors reveal that critical business benefits are being realized through improved organization, access and usability of EMP data, made possible through automated workflows and analytics. This approach can help brands quantify the ROI of EMP automation through production performance improvements and waste reductions.
One year ago, everything changed. During this year’s GFSI Conference, global stakeholders discussed the fundamentals of how the food industry needs to move forward.
Throughout the day, conversations addressed sustainability, the supply chain and adaptation as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The use of automation is accelerating in the foodservice industry.
The Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis is looking into the nationwide outbreaks that have resulted at least 270 employee deaths at meatpacking plants.
The pandemic has pushed manufacturers to confront operational challenges and mitigate the impact of future disruptions. Digital transformation has come to the fore as a way to build resilience.
COVID-19 has not slowed down pests, and the last thing you need is a failed audit due to preventable pest issues.