The Case for Food Ingredient Transparency

When is comes to demonstrating transparency in the food industry, who do consumers think is responsible and what information do they expect? The Center for Food Integrity (CFI) asked these very questions recently in a survey featuring 2,000 respondents and the results were intriguing. And if these questions cause your company heartburn, it's time to talk about food transparency and why it should matter to you.

How Technology Supports Your FSMA Compliance

If you’re like most food industry professionals, you are well aware of the Food Safety Modernization Act and its impact on the industry. And while FSMA has been front of mind for the industry even well before President Obama signed it into law over 5 years ago, it's finally getting real for the food industry with the first deadline for most large food manufacturers hitting on September 16th. 

5 Common Food Recalls Facing Brands

They’re the type of recalls that tend to make the biggest splash in the news. They send consumers running to their pantries or refrigerators to check dates and leave other brands of consumer packaged goods asking themselves, “What if this happened to us?”

How the Definition of Food Safety is Changing

The definition of food safety in the consumer's eye is evolving with food safety concerns such as traceability and labeling gaining more and more importance. A recent national survey of 5,000 consumers that asked about food buying decisions showed changing attitudes about food safety. People report wanting more transparency from food producers and retailers about food safety issues, according to the 2015 Food Value Equation Survey

5 Things to Know about FSMA Preventive Controls

Food companies continue to prepare for the Food Safety Modernization Act rulings released in September 2015 and are beginning to get FSMA-ready as the deadline for compliance approaches for many companies next year.