Food safety, traceability and sustainability blog

Friday Round-up (7/31/20): FDA Webinar Announces Industry Pilot for Romaine Traceback


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.

The FDA hosted a webinar this week to provide further detail on the latest work surrounding their Leafy Greens Action Plan. The hour-long event was designed to provide an update on key initiatives associated with the plan, including a new protocol for pre harvest agricultural water, as well as additional details on early pilot programs for leafy greens.

Friday Round-up (7/24/20): How Restaurants are Capturing Consumer Attention


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.

Yelp released a new report this week on business closures since the pandemic, indicating that restaurants have been hit the hardest. As reported in Restaurant Dive, the findings from Yelp show that “permanent business closures from the COVID-19 pandemic now account for 55% percent of all closed businesses since March 1, a 14% increase since June.” The article continues, “For restaurants, the picture is even more grim, with a 60% permanent closure rate, or a 23% increase since June 15. That equates to 15,770 permanent closures.”

reCONNECT 2020 is Going Virtual!


FoodLogiQ’s user group meeting is going to be a little different this year; learn what to expect from the virtual rendition of our annual event and why you should attend! Virtual reCONNECT 2020 is taking place September 14th - September 18th, and features talks from leading brands like IPC/Subway, Whole Foods Market, First Watch, Red Lobster, Testo, Avery Dennison, sweetgreen, Zebra Technologies and many more – request a pass today.

At the heart of FoodLogiQ’s work is a commitment to building a more connected food supply chain. Facilitating compliance, data quality and millions of critical tracking events (over 37 million, to be exact!) is only a piece of the puzzle. We know that bringing our partners together—creating a platform for knowledge sharing, collaboration, education and community—is an essential piece of achieving a stronger and more effective food system.

Friday Round-up (7/17/20): FDA Resumes Food Safety Initiatives and Inspection Plans


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.

FoodLogiQ's New Exception Reports: Expanding Visibility Through Traceability


As the world grows more eager and encouraged to trace the intricate details of the global food supply chain, the concept of traceability, what it entails and what it can achieve continues to expand. And so does the food industry’s research, knowledge, adoption and management of it. Even regulatory bodies are expressing their dedication to the development and evolution of strategies and guidance for embracing and engaging in traceability – just take the FDA’s recent release of their long-awaited strategic blueprint for the New Era of Smarter Food Safety initiative, for example.

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