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HACCP and HARPC: Key Differences and Definitions

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that at least 48 million Americans contract a foodborne illness every year, resulting in about 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths.

Food Contact Packaging: Quality and Safety Considerations

Ask any company in the food manufacturing industry, and they’ll tell you food safety is their top priority. Achieving proper food safety requires a commitment to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) to ensure food products meet the appropriate...

TraceGains Community Award Nominations Now Open

Every year, we honor the best in the industry with the TraceGains Community Awards, which recognize customers and suppliers who drive innovation with TraceGains solutions.

Recipe for a Successful PCQI Team

One of the biggest problems I see right now is that the Food Safety Plan development is there, but for some reason, the definitive team and the execution are weak. I don’t see a lot of good cross-functional participation in the actual...

Digital Transformation Can Accelerate Innovation

There’s no time for manual processes in today’s dynamic CPG marketplace. Consumers have already embraced a digital future, from how they research products to how they make their final purchase. The pandemic didn’t start this migration; it just...

Innovation Experts Headline TraceGains Virtual Event

The last few years have been a roller coaster ride for the food and beverage business. But what's stood out is that food and beverage sales have emerged as one of the fastest-growing e-commerce categories.

Are You Amazon Ready?

As we learn more about Amazon and its relatively new and evolving dietary supplements quality policy, the responsibilities of companies selling these products on Amazon’s platform are becoming more apparent.

The Future of Supplier Data Management

Who could have guessed that 10 years ago, something as mundane as a food label would be the focus of so much attention? Certainly, no one could have predicted it would take center stage in a Super Bowl ad.

How to Build a World-Class Audit Program

Food safety isn’t getting any easier. The supply chain is increasingly complex and is growing nearly as much as the consumer base it’s trying to satisfy. And despite regulators’ best efforts, contaminants still slip through the cracks.

The Future Burns Bright for CBD

For years, hemp and cannabidiol, better known as CBD, remained relegated to the fringes of the CPG market. But the global hemp market broke out in a big way in 2020, growing into a $1.7 billion business.