Monday, January 18, 2021
SafetyChain Software
A little over two years ago, 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI), the recognized standard developer and owner of the 3-A Symbol for hygienic equipment design, became aware that a group of companies from China were using the 3-A...
The manufacturing sector grew again in April, according to the most recent ISM report. The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) was 57.3%, which is 2 percentage points down from its March level but still represents expansion. Food, beverage, and tobacco...
In the wake of the recent E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce that sickened dozens of people across the country, the announcement of a new rapid testing kit for the bacteria couldn’t be more welcome. The technology, developed by researchers...
In a statement from the White House yesterday, President Obama expressed gratitude and pride for the passage of "an overwhelmingly bipartisan piece of legislation," The Global Food Security Act of 2016. The act writes Feed the Future, the U.S. global hunger and...
Using plastic packaging in the food and beverage industry is falling by the wayside. Not only are companies realizing the environmental impact of single-use plastic, but they’re responding to their consumers’ heightened sense of environmental responsibility. Consumers relying on brands...
On May 31, the FDA will hold its first public hearing on products containing cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds. The FDA is also “forming a high-level internal agency working group to explore potential pathways for dietary supplements and/or conventional foods...
In 2020 the food industry dealt not only with the COVID-19 pandemic but also with increasing demands to address issues of diversity, inclusion, and social justice. The many companies that stepped up with monetary and diversity commitments include: Albertsons donated...
From food and ingredient producers to CPG and food services companies, the food industry was well represented on Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies lists this year. To create the list, Fortune ranked companies according to nine criteria based on survey...
Big Food has been scrambling to figure out how to become more startup-like. This is because big food companies have been steadily losing share to smaller ones. There are many reasons for this — including a lack of consumer trust...
Following a midyear drop from 2014's record numbers, USDA trade and market statistics compiled by NAMI (North American Meat Institute) show an overall decline for meat exports in both value and volume in 2015. Greatest gains by volume included beef to...