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 implementation...

Risk Assessment: Is Your Supply Chain Compliant?

Consider how transformative it would be if food, beverage, and dietary supplement manufacturers and brand owners could, with the click of a button, have access to the compliance status of all of their suppliers and their materials.

Identifying ‘Reasonably Foreseeable’ Hazards is Now Easier

As part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued several rules to clarify regulatory requirements. One of these relates to Current Good Manufacturing Practices, Hazard Analysis, and Risk-Based...

Can Brokers Survive the Supply Chain Data Crisis?

Today’s food supply chain is truly a global network. Experts estimate that about $14 trillion worth of food makes its way through the chain every year.

Congress Losing Patience with FDA Over Labels

Maybe it’s the Food and Drug Administration’s reluctance to commit to a deadline. Or perhaps it’s just a group of politicians who see an opportunity. Either way, Congress appears poised to make a move on nutrition labels.

FDA Offers New Guidance on Nutrition Facts

The endless debate over the Nutrition Facts label took an unexpected turn on March 1 when the Food and Drug Administration announced new guidance on a few of the redesigned labels’ finer points. The FDA weighed in on added sugars, fiber, and honest...