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FDA Takes Commitment to Consumer Safety and Public Health to Next Level with New Food Recall Policies

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, issues statement regarding disclosure of retailer information; Agency then announces new ‘Draft Guidance’ that sets criteria for making previously-confidential information public for certain types of recalls.

On September 26, 2018, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a statement by Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, about the FDA’s new policy to disclose retailer information for certain food recalls in an effort to improve consumer safety.  Then, just one day later, the FDA published a notice announcing the creation of a new ‘Draft Guidance’ - the second in a series of policy steps the agency is taking as part of a broader plan to improve oversight of food safety and the recall process.

FoodLogiQ Strengthens Reputation as Blockchain Pioneer

“Blockchain is new territory for many organizations, and they want solid guidance and best practices on how to navigate this fast-growing technology,” says Jamie Duke, FoodLogiQ CEO.  “We’re here to give it to them.”

FoodLogiQ, the leading SaaS provider of traceability, food safety and supply chain transparency solutions, today announced it will present at Blockchain East Summit + Trade Show in New York City on October 10, 2018, alongside multinational, protein-focused food company Tyson Foods and biotechnology authority AgBiome Innovations.  Together, the companies will serve on a panel discussion addressing the topic of blockchain and how it is being used in the food and beverage supply chain.

Learning from Hurricane Florence: Managing Food Supply Chain Disruptions

Disruptions, especially those caused by variables beyond our control, are bound to occur in the food supply chain. These include political upheavals, economic meltdowns and natural disasters. Hurricane Florence recently swept through North Carolina, the location of our main office, leaving in its wake billions worth of damaged property and infrastructure. Agricultural losses are estimated at $1 billion dollars. For anyone in the food industry, it's a not-so-gentle reminder of the often powerful impact of supply chain disruptions.

Food Fraud: Reducing the Risks and Ensuring Food Safety

Food fraud is a rising concern in the food industry.  The deliberate substitution, addition, tampering, or misrepresentation of food for financial gain defines food fraud. The Grocery Manufacturers Association estimates loss between $10 to $15 billion to food fraud each year. As the food supply chain becomes more complex and global, the possibility of encountering food fraud along the chain increases. Unfortunately, detecting and tracing cases of food fraud to the root sources becomes tougher.

FoodLogiQ's Katy Jones Among Finalists for the 2018 CMO Club Awards


Finalists and Winners to Be Honored at The CMO Club Roundtable and Awards Ceremony November 13 in NYC

FoodLogiQ, the leading SaaS provider of traceability, food safety and supply chain transparency solutions, is pleased to announce that its Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer Katy Jones has been named a 2018 finalist for the annual CMO Club Awards.

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