Food safety, traceability and sustainability blog

FoodLogiQ 2019 Year-in-Review: Exponential Increase in Platform Usage and Growth


In the past year, we've seen exponential growth and usage of the FoodLogiQ platform. Review our statistics about FoodLogiQ Connect usage to date, and see how far the industry has moved towards whole chain traceability in 2019. 

We're wrapping 2019 by sharing some key milestones that illustrate how FoodLogiQ Connect users have helped us strengthen the transparency and traceability across the global food supply chain. In 2019, we've surpassed 100,000 supply chain locations captured in the platform, contributed to the national dialogue surrounding the FDA’s “New Era of Smarter Food Safety,” and launched new features to increase compliance of the more than 16,000 suppliers in the platform. 

A New Era of Smarter Food Safety Public Comments


The FDA’s public meeting held in October, 2019 highlighted the need to bring both public and private industry partners together. It will take tremendous collaboration to advance a New Era of Smarter Food Safety at scale. Public dialogue around food safety and traceability is essential to accomplish the goals of this new campaign, which will be people-led, FSMA-based, and technology-enabled. To contribute to public discourse, FoodLogiQ has formally submitted comments on the initiative, read the full version of our statement here.

Transparency in the Supply Chain: A Case Study in Manufacturing with Frontier Co-op


We enjoy spices for the complexity they afford our food—adding the depth and dimension that give various cuisines their unique and identifiable flavor profile. Manufacturers behind these products are navigating a supply chain as diverse as the seasoning they bring to the table. Learn how Frontier Co-op resolved supply chain challenges related to the intricacies of global spices and oils.

Crafting the Case for Traceability: How to Gain Buy-in from Executive Leadership


Business decisions are often focused on return on investment, and this is no different when budgeting for food safety and traceability software. Read our Crafting the Case for Traceability E-Book to learn how to communicate the value of traceability software to key internal stakeholders.

After years of illness outbreaks, broken brand promises and whistleblowing investigations, the entire supply chain is under an intense microscope. And that puts food safety and quality assurance professionals in a difficult position. On one hand, shifts in industry standards towards better food quality checks and streamlined systems are welcomed, knowing that they keep consumers safe. On the other hand, making sure the team—and everyone the company does business with— adheres to new processes isn’t always easy.

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.

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