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Effective Product Removal Management in Food Manufacturing


FoodLogiQ’s new E-Book, “The Food Manufacturer’s Guide to Effective Product Removal Management,” details methods for executing product removal processes and preventive strategies. Access it now.

Product removals, withdrawals and recalls happen a lot.  And they continue to rise in number across the industry. According to a report released by the Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), the total number of food recalls in the U.S. increased by 10% between 2013 and 2018, reaching an impressive 905 in 2016. The report details that meat and poultry incidents rose by 67% during this time period. In addition, Class I recalls, or those in which there is reasonable probability that product consumption or exposure will cause serious health consequences, of meat and poultry increased by 83%.

5 Ways to Optimize Food Manufacturing Product Removals


Don’t miss FoodLogiQ’s upcoming live demo on how manufacturers can optimize product removals, and reduce times and costs associated with withdrawals.

Product removals, withdrawals and recalls continue to rise in number across the industry. And with them, so are technology-driven preventive methods, preparatory measures and risk mitigation strategies. As ARC Advisory Group writes, “Most companies are making targeted investments to both improve their internal controls to reduce the risk of product recalls and improve their ability to recall products, when necessary.”

Consumer Sentiment on Food Transparency and Recall Responsiveness


Learn what over 2,000 US Consumers had to say about food transparency in FoodLogiQ's latest E-Book, Consumer Report: Sentiment on Food Transparency and Recall Responsiveness.

The consumer mindset about food has evolved dramatically in the last decade. With information at the tips of their fingertips, and heightened vigilance in the wake of a global pandemic, consumers’ demand for healthy, safe and ethical food products has graduated from a passing trend to a full shift in public consciousness. The modern consumer now requires the same technology-enabled experience and visibility that has become emblematic of life in the new millennium. For food brands weighing the upstart costs of keeping up with these expectations, it is important to understand how consumers value transparency.

Friday Round-up (8/21/20): Food Industry Events Remaining Virtual


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 coronavirus crisis continues to pose new and continued challenges for individuals and industries. Wherever possible, organizations are opting for risk reduction and attempting to accommodate distanced pandemic life. As we approach the fall, it’s no wonder the food industry is continuing a trend that started in the Spring: the virtual conference. From the digital edition to the annual GS1 Connect conference, to newer events like Attricon put on by Attribytes. Elements of the virtual conference have been vehicles for industry engagement long before the COVID-19 health crisis. Webinars, on-demand videos and virtual meet-and-greets are not altogether new. However, food industry institutions are bundling these elements in new ways to fill the conference void—a void carries on into the latter half of 2020.

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.

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