What Organizations are Doing About Food Safety Concerns

Not long ago, we published an article that highlighted some food manufacturing concerns. Some of the trending challenges included quality control and total transparency in food traceability, which directly impacts the safety of food production in the United States.

These are among the most common trends, but they’re not the only ones. There are many specific safety concerns that challenge the way food is produced, manufactured, and prepared, and it’s important to know how to solve the issues at hand.

3 Food Safety Stats That Underscore the Need for Traceability

Food safety is one of the top concerns facing the food industry. Everyone in the industry has a responsibility, individually and holistically, to maintain public health. After all, their efforts are closely monitored by the FDA, USDA, CDC, Department of Homeland Security, EPA, and state and local regulators to make sure you comply with food safety and don’t compromise public health for their own gains.

When it Comes to Food Recalls, Prevention is Key

When it comes to traceability and food recalls, most of the attention is given to quick response times and the ability to effortlessly trace ingredients and product at the lot level to find out which items and SKUs need to be pulled from shelves. And while this is imperative – quick and accurate recalls are a must-have – there needs to be more attention on reducing food recalls in the first place.

2017: The Year of Food Supply Chain Transparency

 

FoodLogiQ CEO Dean Wiltse recently sat down with the editors of Food Safety Tech to discuss how the increasing complexity of the global food chain has also increased the complexity of food traceability and why transparency in the food supply chain will become the new normal in 2017. Read the full Q&A from the interview below. 

FoodLogiQ and WQS Announce Partnership

FoodLogiQ and WQS Food Verification today announced a partnership to pair industry-leading auditingservices with a fully mobile, Cloud-based supplier management and traceability platform. The new partnership will help food companies respond to the onslaught of auditing and certifications being driven by increased regulatory and industry standards.