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5 Ways You Can Build a Brand on Food Safety


Consumers are willing to invest in products from transparent companies that promote food safety best practices. Integrating food safety into your brand can protect your customers while building trust.

When it comes to food data, consumers have voiced their opinions loud and clear: they demand truth and transparency about the products they buy. Many brands are developing messaging to address this shift in the market, taking advantage of the premium customers will pay for insight into their food; Response Media’s 2017 study found that over half of consumers would pay anywhere from 50% to 100% more for transparent fresh and packaged food products.

FoodLogiQ Attends 7th Annual Food Safety Consortium Conference & Expo


FoodLogiQ welcomes guest blogger Robert Sproule, Enterprise Account Executive, as he shares key insights and lessons learned during education sessions and from the exhibit floor.

The 7th annual Food Safety Consortium Conference & Expo was hosted in Schaumburg, Illinois, this week featuring dynamic discussions, both in the sessions as well as on the exhibit floor. 

The FDA's New Food Safety Dashboard for Tracking FSMA Online


The Food and Drug Administration has released a Food Safety Dashboard to help track Food Safety Modernization Act rules and to measure their progress.

It’s been eight years since Congress passed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Food Safety Modernization Act, or FSMA, in an effort to foster a more proactive food safety system. At the heart of that legislation was the government’s obligation to protect consumers, not only through reactive measures, but through prevention as well.

FoodLogiQ’s Julie McGill Shares Key Insights From the Partnership for Food Safety Education

 

FoodLogiQ welcomes guest blogger Julie McGill, Vice President of Supply Chain Strategy and Insights, as she talks hand washing, poultry dos and don’ts, and the importance of consumer food safety education.

Last week I had the opportunity to attend a meeting of the Partnership for Food Safety Education (PFSE), a public-private collaborative that is the only nonprofit in the U.S. focusing on consumer food safety education.  FoodLogiQ joined a host of food safety leaders from across the country—including PFSE partners Tyson Foods, McDonald’s, Publix and others, and federal liaisons from the CDC, FDA and USDA—to discuss key food safety initiatives. NACS hosted the gathering in Alexandria, VA.

Consumer Reports Finds Listeria Following Leafy Green Tests; FDA to Review the Publication’s Data

Last week, Consumer Reports announced that, in light of the recent series of foodborne illness outbreaks linked to leafy greens, the publication had conducted its own testing of 284 samples of leafy greens purchased from various retailers.  The results from those tests showed Listeria monocytogenes were present in six of the samples.  These findings are now being reviewed by the Food and Drug Administration.

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