Food safety, traceability and sustainability blog

Intentional Food Adulteration of Supply Chain Continues to Plague Industry

Food fraud is on the rise due in part to a complex and fragmented global food supply chain. Learn about the factors that contribute to food adulteration and what the industry can do to implement safeguards against bad actors.

Consumers have become leery of where their food comes from and the kinds of raw materials they may be exposed to. With recurring news coverage of fraud or negligence within the supply chain, blind trust in food brands is at an all time low. A recent article in the Triangle Business Journal tells the story of a North Carolina-based seafood company being hit with a $500,000 fine for falsely labeling millions of dollars worth of crab meat as being a “Product of the USA.”

Food Safety & Traceability Buyer's Guide

You want to look further into food safety & traceability software solutions. But where should you start? Download the Food Safety & Traceability Buyer’s Guide for an evaluative framework to apply to prospective solutions.

When buying new software for managing something as important as your food supply chain, it is essential to outline your unique needs. You need to be able to identify vendors, compare features, and ultimately select the best solutions to meet your business’s specific requirements based on your timeline and budget. In our Food Safety & Traceability Buyer’s Guide, we’ll dive into critical items to consider during your due diligence process.

In Conversation with SupplyChainBrain: What Do Food Consumers Care About?

Video: FoodLogiQ’s Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer Katy Jones discusses the modern consumer in the age of food traceability with SupplyChainBrain. View the full interview here.

At FoodLogiQ, much of what we know about consumer sentiment comes directly from the source. We recently conducted a food consumer study to get a deeper understanding of the US mindset when it comes to a variety of food issues. In the interview, Jones cites one of the survey's key findings. 

From Tomato Vine to Tomato Sauce: A Look into the Visibility Traceability Provides

Tomato, tomato: let’s trace the whole thing as salad or sauce! Download our Tomato Vine to Tomato Sauce Traceability Infographic to view two possible journeys produce can take with enhanced visibility through traceability.

Today, it’s not just possible for food safety leaders to know every step a food item has taken along the supply chain—it’s a critical business imperative.  However, for those who are just starting to tackle supply chain transparency, visualizing how traceability can be achieved from farm to fork can be challenging. At FoodLogiQ, we partner with leading brands like IPC/Subway to implement traceability throughout their supply chain. To showcase the intricacy and granularity in end-to-end traceability, we created a summary of two possible journeys one of the most popular produce items could take: that of the tomato.

Looking Towards a More Connected, Modern Industry at the IFMA Presidents Conference

FoodLogiQ welcomes guest blogger Joe Miesse, Enterprise Account Executive, as he shares key conference insights on consumer engagement, transparency and industry collaboration.

IFMA’s 58th Annual Presidents Conference was held in Scottsdale, Arizona, this week, where distributors, manufacturers, and senior leaders representing national and regional chains gathered to meet and discover insights into the ever-evolving world of manufacturing. Co-hosted by the National Restaurant Association and the International Foodservice Distributors Association, the conference featured cutting-edge content, learning opportunities, and an open forum for discussing critical industry issues.

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