Food safety, traceability and sustainability blog

The Essential Components of a Successful Food Traceability System

In 2023, food traceability is reaching critical mass, as governments, food companies, and partners along the supply chain focus on creating a transparent, safer food supply chain for everyone. Trustwell’s recent research, the 2023 State of Traceability Report, showed that companies need to consider their traceability options today to stay relevant in the FDA’s New Era of Smarter Food Safety blueprint.

FoodLogiQ Dominating Produce Industry, Signs New Customers

Produce companies focused on growth and innovation select FoodLogiQ in quest for superior supply chain management, traceability and customer transparency

FoodLogiQ, the leading provider of food safety, traceability, and supply chain transparency software, is quickly becoming the go-to solution for produce growers, co-packers and distributors seeking global supply chain visibility, streamlined supplier management, and quality issue tracking and reporting. Among the recent produce companies to join FoodLogiQ’s growing customer base are Castellini Group, Jac Vandenberg, Nature's Finest, Green Garden Organics, Custom Produce, Your Local Greens, and Old Soul’s Farms.

PMA Fresh Summit Convention + Expo Spotlights Emerging Technology

PMA Fresh Summit is the premier event for the global fresh produce and floral supply chain and will take place October 19-21, 2017 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention center in New Orleans.

Elon Musk and renewable energy, Blockchain and supply chain traceability technology, Uber Freight, and GDSN, have dominated the headlines lately.  But you aren’t exactly sure what they are or if they can potentially affect your business? Join FoodLogiQ’s co-founder, Andrew Kennedy and other industry experts, including moderator Ed Treacy, vice president of supply chain efficiencies of PMA, for the Fresh Summit session, Emerging Supply Chain Technologies: Game Changers or Toy of the Month? on Thursday, October 19 at 12:45pm CDT. They will demystify these hot topics and answer your questions.

Supporting Growers to Become GroupGAP Certified

FoodLogiQ leadership will be offering their industry expertise this week at the National Good Food Network’s 3rd Biennial Food Hub Conference, a gathering of nearly 500 growers hosted by the Wallace Center at Winrock International. FoodLogiQ Co-Founder Andrew Kennedy will help lead a session on pursuing GroupGAP certification during a half-day training event on Tuesday, March 29th. During the GroupGAP Intensive Workshop growers attending will receive a hands-on session to map out their path to certification using results from a national pilot.

New FSMA rules: Produce, Foreign Suppliers and Third-Party Accreditation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published three more final rules as part of implementing the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). These new rules affect international and domestic produce growers, address import safety and outline guidance for food companies importing from foreign suppliers as well as outline a plan for establishing a comprehensive and reliable program for third‐party audits and certification of foreign food facilities. Here's a breakdown of each new rule with just a couple of the highlights:

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