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Food Safety Matters: Partnering on Food Traceability and Transparency


Listen to FoodLogiQ’s Katy Jones and Avery Dennison’s Jeanne Duckett in conversation with Food Safety Magazine about the FDA’s latest food safety initiative, as well as building visibility into the food supply chain by implementing new technologies.

Enjoy the full Food Safety Matters Episode: Partnering on Food Traceability and Transparency.

Food Safety Matters is a podcast hosted by the Food Safety Magazine editorial team featuring conversations with food safety professionals about their experiences safeguarding the world’s food supply.

Understanding the GS1-128 Barcode


The first barcode was scanned at a grocery store in Troy, Ohio in 1974. In an instant, the unassuming pack of Wrigley’s Juicy Fruit gum associated with the barcode instigated a new era of data-driven food retail. The group behind administering the standard encoded in the U.P.C. label? An entity called the Uniform Code Council (UCC), which has evolved into a non-profit dedicated to maintaining such standards world-wide. That organization is now known as GS1.

FoodLogiQ Completes AICPA Type 2 SOC 2 Examination of Security Control and Compliance Requirements


FoodLogiQ Connect meets security and availability standards set by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) with zero exceptions listed.

We are excited to announce that FoodLogiQ has successfully completed a Type 2 SOC 2 Service Organization Control (SOC 2) examination of the FoodLogiQ Connect platform. The audit was conducted by Hughes, Pittman and Gupton, LLP, an independently owned and operated member firm of CPAmerica, Inc., one of the largest associations of CPA firms in the United States.  After a rigorous examination, our auditors issued an unqualified opinion, confirming that FoodLogiQ meets the SOC 2 standards for Security and Availability Trust Services Principles with zero exceptions listed.

How Frontier Co-op Streamlined Their Supply Chain for People, Planet, and Profit


Founded in 1976 and based in Norway, Iowa, Frontier Co-op is a cooperatively-owned wholesaler of natural and organic products under the Frontier Co-op, Simply Organic and Aura Cacia brands. With more than 25,000 member-owners and over 500 employees, they manufacture and distribute products throughout the United States and Canada.

Maintaining Service Excellence as a Major Supplier with Stratas Foods


With over 1,000 employees servicing large customers like Captain D’s, industry-leading supplier Stratas Foods stays ahead of the curve to ensure they are delivering fresh, cost-effective products to their clients.

Having good suppliers for restaurants and retailers is almost as important as having the best food. They go hand in hand, since both the quality of the products, along with their price and availability, are crucial to success. Overpriced supplies can break the budget before the doors even open. On the other hand, cutting corners on quality can destroy a reputation and leave customers looking for better quality somewhere else.

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