Food safety, traceability and sustainability blog

Chipotle + FoodLogiQ: Utilizing Tools for Traceability Compliance


Don't miss our upcoming webinar with Chipotle on how the fast casual brand is utilizing FoodLogiQ Connect for traceability compliance. Register for the webinar

Traceability is a powerful tool for visualizing the supply chain, understanding product trajectory and ensuring transparency. It can also be a great indicator of missing information, gaps in compliance and variances from the norm.

Friday Round-up (8/14/20): Recalls Felt Across Food Industry


Every week FoodLogiQ will be aggregating the latest updates and resources for businesses navigating the changing food industry. Learn how the industry leaders are adapting to protect and feed consumers, while building resilience in the face of global crisis.

2019 was another big year for recalls. According to Food Safety Magazine, the FDA confirmed a total of 337 recalls and the USDA FSIS confirmed a total of 125 recalls last year alone. Between undeclared allergens, Listeria, Salmonella and E. coli outbreaks, as well as foreign material contamination, the year proved grueling for the world of food safety. And, this year appears to be following similar trends, including a major Salmonella outbreak this month that has affected nearly 900 people to date.

First Watch: An EGGS-clusive Case Study in Recall Management at Virtual reCONNECT 2020


This month we’re highlighting several of the amazing on-demand and breakout sessions planned for Virtual reCONNECT 2020 scheduled to take place September 14th - September 18th. We’re more excited than ever for these sessions led by food safety experts from some of the most innovative companies in the industry, including sweetgreen, Whole Foods Market, IPC/Subway, First Watch and Dine Brands.

A recipient of more than 300 local “Best Breakfast” and “Best Brunch” accolades, casual dining chain First Watch offers traditional favorites, such as pancakes, omelets, sandwiches and salads, alongside a variety of specialty items, like Farm Stand Breakfast Tacos and the Power Breakfast Quinoa Bowl.

Friday Round-up (8/7/20): Sustainability Continues to be a Pillar of Food Industry Growth


Every week FoodLogiQ will be aggregating the latest updates and resources for businesses navigating the changing food industry. Learn how the industry leaders are adapting to protect and feed consumers, while building resilience in the face of global crisis.

As the food industry grapples with the continued impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, many have wondered how food sustainability will be impacted by the crisis in the near and long term. Top concerns for consumers have pivoted strongly towards safety and speed, and some have even welcomed the return of less sustainable practices, like additional protective packaging, which were falling out of vogue prior to the coronavirus outbreak. However, general sustainability trends that were gaining momentum in the years leading up to the pandemic have not ceased, with new reports showing that sustainability markets remain resilient in the new normal.

Making the Case for Traceability: Don’t Miss sweetgreen at Virtual reCONNECT 2020


This month we’re highlighting several of the amazing on-demand and breakout sessions planned for Virtual reCONNECT 2020 scheduled to take place September 14th - September 18th. We’re more excited than ever for these sessions led by food safety experts from some of the most innovative companies in the industry, including sweetgreen, Whole Foods Market, IPC/Subway, First Watch and Dine Brands.

Built on the philosophy of sustainability, transparency, and local sourcing, sweetgreen is committed to the health of individuals, communities and the environment. And that commitment extends into how they infuse traceability and transparency within their supply chain operations. We’re excited to have Robin Kalsbeek, Supply Chain R&D Manager at sweetgreen, present at reCONNECT 2020 the on-demand session, “Making the Case for Traceability: Sweetgreen’s Response to a Produce Crisis” on September 15th, 2020.

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