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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.

2020 FSMA Dates for Small Food Businesses


As the year comes to a close, it is important to ensure your food safety “house” is in order. Many Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) deadlines have already passed, meaning that most food brands are required to be FSMA compliant today. For smaller businesses, specifically, there are a few key dates still on the horizon.

In the Spotlight with FoodLogiQ's Trupti Cessna


FoodLogiQ's “In the Spotlight”  series features talented team members who play an important role in our company’s success.  Today’s spotlight is on Trupti Cessna, who joined FoodLogiQ in 2017 as a product manager. Trupti brings 15 years of product experience and a lifelong love of fresh food to advance our mission to map and connect the world's supply chain.

Taking the First Steps to Traceability


We’ve outlined ten steps you can take to get started on traceability today. Download the 10 Steps to Traceability checklist to learn key actions you can take to evolve the strategies that comprise your overall food safety program. While the path to achieving end-to-end traceability may seem daunting and intimidating, momentum will drive you forward. Consult this guide to take the first steps. 

If you aren't tracking and monitoring your supply chain, you're not only missing the chance to increase your profitability; you're missing the opportunity to improve the reputation and security of your business.

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