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Tips for Improving Quality Incident Management Throughout the Food Supply Chain


When it comes to managing quality incidents, following these best practices can help ensure the best outcomes.

There are many moving parts in a food manufacturing facility. From receiving raw materials to palletizing finished product for distribution, critical control points will help reduce food quality incidents. Without proper incident management, a quality incident can escalate to a crisis.

Conducting Product Specification Audits with FoodLogiQ Connect


Join our live demo of FoodLogiQ Connect's Manage + Monitor on Tuesday, August 20th at 2 PM ET and learn how you can ensure your suppliers' products adhere to your brand's specifications. 

Managing food quality audits has become increasingly complex with increased regulation in the food industry. Consumers are hyper-vigilant about the quality of the food they eat, and the transparency of the food companies that produce it for them. Without an effective food quality audit program, poor quality can destroy your brand loyalty and send customers to competitors.

Consumer Reports Finds Listeria Following Leafy Green Tests; FDA to Review the Publication’s Data

Last week, Consumer Reports announced that, in light of the recent series of foodborne illness outbreaks linked to leafy greens, the publication had conducted its own testing of 284 samples of leafy greens purchased from various retailers.  The results from those tests showed Listeria monocytogenes were present in six of the samples.  These findings are now being reviewed by the Food and Drug Administration.

Independent Purchasing Cooperative, Inc., a Subway® franchisee-owned organization, Featured in Forbes Magazine


IPC shares advantages of using GS1 Standards and the FoodLogiQ platform to reach full Supply Chain Traceability 

The Independent Purchasing Cooperative Inc., a Subway® restaurant franchisee-owned organization, recently mentioned FoodLogiQ as its traceability partner-of-choice in a Forbes Magazine article, as well as a newly-released case study from GS1 US.  

Food Safety Regulations: Prevention is as Important as Response to Food Safety Incidents


It’s time to ask the hard question: Is your company prepared for an audit or food-related incident?

Food regulatory requirements have shifted in nature; now, rather than primarily focusing on responding to food safety incidents, there is an increased emphasis on food safety prevention. Fortunately, there are a variety of tools to help food and beverage manufacturers ensure that they are compliant with food safety regulations; the key is preparing for food safety audits in advance. Audits can occur in-house by a designated team or by an external auditor, with the purpose being to identify areas for improvement to processes and systems.

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