Food safety, traceability and sustainability blog

GFSI 2020: The Food Safety Race to the Top


The Global Food Safety Initiative celebrated its 20 year anniversary last week in Seattle, Washington. Attendees flocked to the event from around the world to not only wish GFSI a Happy Birthday, but also to collaborate on issues of food safety and continue building consumer trust in the global food supply chain.

Is the Food Supply Chain Ready for Blockchain?


Stakeholders throughout the food industry, including research groups like FoodLogiQ Labs and standards organizations like GS1, have been evaluating how to best incorporate distributed ledger technologies into the food supply chain for years. This interest in blockchain stems from a broader effort to achieve greater transaction efficiency and interoperability between supply chain nodes, while also decreasing the risk of data corruption as goods change hands. The potential of blockchain-based food exchange to enhance inter-organization communication and supply chain transparency continues to drive development of pilot programs. New research is being conducted to shed light on the advantages and maturity of these programs.

Frank Yiannas: A New Era of Smarter Food Safety


Frank Yiannas joins the FoodSafetyMatters Podcast to discuss tech-enabled traceability in the New Era of Smarter Food Safety.

With the proposal for a new rule on traceability slated to be announced in September 2020, the FDA is striving to be thoughtful about how the agency will support food brands in adopting new business models and standards surrounding Key Data Elements and Critical Tracking Events, as well as an increased emphasis on new innovative approaches to food safety.  Listen to the episode featuring Frank Yiannas below.

Dig Selects FoodLogiQ for Food Safety and Supplier Management

FoodLogiQ Continues to Lead Food Industry in Food Safety and Supplier Management, Adding Dig to Growing List of Customers.

FoodLogiQ is pleased to announce farm-to-table food company Dig Food Group has selected FoodLogiQ Connect as their solution of choice for achieving global supply chain visibility, streamlined supplier management, and quality issue tracking and reporting.

Tech Enabled Traceability in the Food Safety Supply Chain

FoodLogiQ’s VP of Supply Chain Strategy and Insights Julie McGill will be discussing how technology is advancing supply chain transparency with AIM North America on February 26th, 2020 at 12 pm ET.

In response to FDA’s New Era of Smarter Food Safety, the AIM North America Food Policy Working Group has launched a webinar series to facilitate dialogue around a more intelligent food supply chain. FoodLogiQ’s Julie McGill will be joining AIM North America as part of this series for a discussion on tech-enabled traceability in the food industry.