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Effective Product Removal Management in Food Manufacturing

FoodLogiQ’s new E-Book, “The Food Manufacturer’s Guide to Effective Product Removal Management,” details methods for executing product removal processes and preventive strategies. Access it now.

Product removals, withdrawals and recalls happen a lot.  And they continue to rise in number across the industry. According to a report released by the Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), the total number of food recalls in the U.S. increased by 10% between 2013 and 2018, reaching an impressive 905 in 2016. The report details that meat and poultry incidents rose by 67% during this time period. In addition, Class I recalls, or those in which there is reasonable probability that product consumption or exposure will cause serious health consequences, of meat and poultry increased by 83%.

Innovating for a Competitive Future at BakingTECH 2021

Don’t miss FoodLogiQ’s Julie McGill at BakingTECH 2021 to discuss how FSMA 204 will push a new wave of digitization, collaboration and hear how food businesses are preparing for change.

The American Society of Baking was founded in 1924 and is international in scope, with representation in over 43 other countries and over 1,400 members. This year, their annual conference, BakingTECH 2021, has been adapted in light of a difficult year to be remote, focusing on the events core directives to educate, innovate and collaborate. The theme will center around innovating for a competitive future, featuring speakers from organizations and brands such as Aryzta, Bimbo Bakeries, Gartner and Highland Baking. FoodLogiQ’s VP of Supply Chain Strategy and Insights will be speaking at the event on traceability, technology and the FDA’s New Era of Smarter Food Safety. Learn about the session below.

5 Ways to Optimize Food Manufacturing Product Removals

Don’t miss FoodLogiQ’s upcoming live demo on how manufacturers can optimize product removals, and reduce times and costs associated with withdrawals.

Product removals, withdrawals and recalls continue to rise in number across the industry. And with them, so are technology-driven preventive methods, preparatory measures and risk mitigation strategies. As ARC Advisory Group writes, “Most companies are making targeted investments to both improve their internal controls to reduce the risk of product recalls and improve their ability to recall products, when necessary.”

Consumer Sentiment on Food Transparency and Recall Responsiveness

Learn what over 2,000 US Consumers had to say about food transparency in FoodLogiQ's latest E-Book, Consumer Report: Sentiment on Food Transparency and Recall Responsiveness.

The consumer mindset about food has evolved dramatically in the last decade. With information at the tips of their fingertips, and heightened vigilance in the wake of a global pandemic, consumers’ demand for healthy, safe and ethical food products has graduated from a passing trend to a full shift in public consciousness. The modern consumer now requires the same technology-enabled experience and visibility that has become emblematic of life in the new millennium. For food brands weighing the upstart costs of keeping up with these expectations, it is important to understand how consumers value transparency.

Getting Acquainted with FSMA and Traceability

There has been a lot of chatter within the food industry about the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), Smarter Food Safety and the complex forthcoming FDA requirements that will fall under the umbrella of traceability regulation. It’s more important than ever to be gaining understanding around the key concepts driving food safety innovation and the next wave of recordkeeping requirements. For those looking to get a cursory understanding of the current landscape, FoodLogiQ has gathered key resources for understanding the state of FSMA and Traceability in 2021.

Recall Readiness E-book

Food Safety & Traceability Software Buyer's Guide

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Traceability Consumer Survey

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