Friday, January 22, 2021
SafetyChain Software
By Alex Brown, technical editor, Form.com Since the start of the pandemic, the role of data in food manufacturing has evolved. Crucial touchpoints like safety compliance and quality assurance have transformed to meet swiftly changing protocols and burgeoning demand. As we...
By Robert Fernandez, Director of Economic Diversification, Parkland County Western Canadian provinces are sitting on 1.7 million acres of agricultural land that is ideally suited for the agriculture of protein-based pulses such as lentils, chickpeas, peas, fava beans, soy, and...
By Bennett Cohen, Partner at Piva, and Mengzhen Lei, Summer Associate at Piva In today’s grocery stores, cartons of plant-based milk dominate the dairy aisles and are only increasing in popularity. Products such as soy, almond and oat milk have...
By Tyler Noesser, Technical Director at alliantgroup Arguably every industry has been affected in some way by the coronavirus pandemic. Food processing and manufacturing are no different.  COVID-19, however, has sparked a wave of innovation within the industry, and a chance...
By Karl Deily, Sealed Air SVP and Chief Commercial Officer A pandemic changes everything. It changes how we view our surroundings. It changes what we trust. It changes our sense of security.  As the COVID-19 crisis continues and supply chains are...
By Pamela A. Grinter, partner in the Corporate Department of Fox Rothschild LLP In a contract manufacturing relationship, a manufacturer contracts with a brand owner to produce goods for that brand owner. This relationship can benefit both parties: contract manufacturing...
By Ryan Haines and Benjamin Esparza, safety consultants for Sentry Insurance a Mutual Company. When viruses like COVID-19 first make news, people often ask whether it can spread through their favorite foods. Thankfully, current research shows that the risk of...
By Eric Graves, food and beverage industry analyst for Form.com “Disruption” is more than an occasional buzzword in the food supply chain. Recent, rapid changes in our global economy have challenged organizations in the food industry to respond quickly to preserve...
By Daniel Sztutwojner, chief customer officer and co-founder of Beekeeper As the state of the world remains in flux due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the path forward is still unknown for many companies. The food industry has had a unique...
By Derek Lammel, Reliability Engineer, Dynapar What is condition-based monitoring (CBM)? With demand for food and beverage at an all-time high, production facilities must do all they can to reduce downtime. It is critical to not only keep up with demand...