Food safety, traceability and sustainability blog

Visualize Your Entire Supply Chain Through Critical Tracking Events


Any given food supply chain is comprised of an incredible number of events—make sure you're tracking the most important events for improving supply chain efficiency and quality control.  Join us on November 21st for our live demo on leveraging Critical Tracking Events (CTEs) to access a detailed view of your supply chain. 

A New Era of Smarter Food Safety Has Arrived


What we learned from the FDA’s public meeting on tech-enabled traceability and outbreak response, smarter tools, new business models and food safety culture.

The FDA held a public meeting yesterday kicking off their new campaign on A New Era of Smarter Food Safety. The all-day event was a referendum on the status of food safety across the industry, as well as a step towards consensus building on how to reimagine food safety at scale.

Food Traceability: a Movement with Momentum


Traceability is picking up steam as regulators and customers drive for transparency, brands identify the ROI, and the industry looks towards new technology adoption. Read the Current State of Traceability E-Book for a deeper dive on the movement.

The food industry is experiencing a renaissance, and safety and transparency are the cornerstones of this new direction. As consumers continue to express concern for what is in their food and federal regulations begin to reflect this sentiment, it is increasingly important for food growers, suppliers and retailers to deliver the highest quality products with the most clarity possible.

Delivering the Promise of End-to-End Traceability Throughout the Subway System


Learn how IPC/Subway has been able to achieve dramatic cost avoidance by maximizing truckload capacity based on accurate product data.

The Challenge

Independent Purchasing Cooperative (IPC), a Subway® Franchisee-owned company, is responsible for the supply chain processes for the more than 43,000 Subway restaurants globally.

The Records You Need Under the Foreign Supplier Verification Program


Make sure your relationships with foreign suppliers are compliant under the FDA’s Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) by reviewing a full list of required records.

It just got a little easier to see the documentation you need when managing foreign suppliers. The FDA has published an up to date list of the records required for the FSVP, a rule established under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) to ensure companies importing foreign food products are compliant with US food safety standards.