Despite the best efforts in the world, recalls remain an unavoidable part of doing business for food and beverage manufacturers and the CPG industry, in general.
The COVID-19 pandemic influenced the number of food and beverage recalls, revealing a notable deviation from previous years but still paint a clear picture of where the industry needs to focus moving forward.
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.
Whether voluntary or mandatory, recalls can have significant impacts and implications on brands. Not only do recalls have the potential to cost millions of dollars, but sometimes brands never fully recover when there is a loss of life. In...
While the COVID-19 pandemic – and subsequent efforts to curtail the spread of the virus – have forced companies, and the federal government, to adapt, regulators remain on the job.
As our population continues to grow in the United States, so does our demand for food and drink. So much so, in fact, that the food supply chain is increasingly reliant on imports to meet the growing demands of the American consumer.
This year crammed enough news to fill more than a mere 12 months. From the World Cup to a royal wedding to devastating wildfires out west, there’s been no shortage of headlines in 2018.
It’s one thing to develop a product or service in response to a need in the marketplace. It’s quite another to see it in action.
Food safety is something we all take for granted until we can’t.