Coronavirus Threatens the Supply Chain

Shortly after the first person-to-person transmission in the United States, the World Health Organization classified the coronavirus as a global health emergency. With infections and deaths continuing to rise, the threat continues.

Top Five Stories of 2019

To say 2019 was a big year in the food, beverage, and dietary supplement segments would be an understatement.

Can Brokers Survive the Supply Chain Data Crisis?

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

Waste Not, Eat Not

Over the next 30 years, the global food supply chain must feed close to 10 billion people. That will be challenging enough, but nearly insurmountable without tackling the lingering problem of food waste. In the United States alone, some studies...

Who Owns the Supply Chain?

We all know that the supply chain doesn’t write checks, isn’t actually a chain, and is riddled with risks. Few, however, know that food makes up the largest portion of the CPG supply chain. So, this unruly beast is vast. In fact, it’s global and...

Canada Tightens Food Safety Laws

Canadians can eat a little easier this week with the implementation of a pair of new food safety laws that replace more than a dozen outdated sets of regulations. On Jan. 15, Canada’s Safe Food for Canadians Act and Safe Food for Canadians...

2018’s Top Food and Beverage Stories

This year seems to have been crammed with 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.

Supplement Supply Chain Needs Transparency, Compliance Software Now

Managing compliance for raw materials, suppliers, and label claims can be the bottleneck cutting off the flow of getting new products to market. It’s common knowledge that the conventional process for qualifying suppliers and collecting...

Tariffs Threaten Food Supply Chain

Tariffs are suddenly all the rage. You can hardly make it through a single news cycle without hearing about them. Just this week, China announced a new round of 25 percent tariffs on U.S. goods worth about $16 billion. 

Prop. 65 Expansion Deadline Looms

California’s known for a lot of things, such as actors, almonds, and activism. Those advocacy efforts often take the form of ballot initiatives, such as Proposition 65.