Friday, January 22, 2021
SafetyChain Software
2015 was a high-profile year for food safety recalls. Many of the FDA's final rules went into effect in 2015. With only a few more to go in 2016, now is the time to attend to your processes. December survey findings...
In April of 2015, FoodProcessing.com reported $21 billion in budgeted capital spending by 45 of the nation's largest food and beverage companies. In May, Tom Ryan and Ian Sylvan, investment analysts for MB Financial, advised food processors to find smart ways...
Robots are introducing new ways to process and package food that improve food safety and sanitation -- and they present an opportunity to delegate jobs that are ergonomically difficult and dangerous for human workers. Overall, the food industry has...
Food and food tech startups can add Kellogg's to their growing list of potential investors. The cereal giant announced Monday they've established a venture capital fund to invest in "companies pursuing next-generation innovation, bolstering access to cutting-edge ideas and...
According to the results of just about every consumer preference survey done in the past few years, consumers want fresh, local foods. Market research publisher Packaged Facts predicts that local food and beverage sales will hit $20 billion in...
Food is under scrutiny these days. Contamination can have devastating effects, both for consumers and for companies, and technology allows unprecedented access to information and conversations about food safety and quality. Each year, the Center for Food Integrity studies in-depth...
Sponsored by Plex Can your food and beverage manufacturing company run a mock recall in 20 minutes or less?  If you said no, you’re far from alone. In a recent online poll conducted by Plex during a webinar, 38% of respondents...
If there were any question about the impact robots will have on the food industry, the answer is here. Last year alone, robot orders increased by a massive 32% for the food and beverage industry according to the Robotic...
Every day in food facilities around the globe, microbiologists prepare and analyze samples looking for pathogens. As the recent outbreak of E. coli in romaine lettuce shows, those tests don’t always find the pathogens that ultimately lead to people...
Things get smarter every day. More and more objects contain embedded technology that communicates, senses, or interacts with its own internal states or the external environment. Gartner estimates there are currently 6.4 billion devices connected to the Internet, and that...