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...
Food manufacturing continued its trend of adding jobs last month, according to the latest employment numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The sector added 6,200 jobs, for a total of 1,620,100. This contributed to a 638,000 net job...
Do you feel like you’re swimming in COVID-19 guidance with no clear idea of how to operationalize it? This is a common problem in the food industry right now -- between the CDC, and OSHA, and the FDA, there’s...
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 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...
Food manufacturers that are struggling to hire and retain talent would do well to look to Mars, the only food manufacturer to be recognized by Fortune on its 100 Best Companies to Work For list, coming in at #98....
If December is the month when all we talk about is upcoming trends, January is when we think about ways to improve how we do things, in both our personal and professional lives. So, it seems like a good...
Food Industry Executive spoke with members of the Food Processing Suppliers Association’s (FPSA) Young Professionals Group about the challenges and opportunities they see in the food industry today and in the future. This interview is with Nicole Chestnut, the...
By Rick Andrade, food industry investment banker at Janas Associates As of mid-year 2019, the U.S. unemployment rate is at a record low of 3.7%, the lowest in 50 years. And the food industry, which employs more than 20 million...
By Brandon Schwarz, Chief Executive Officer at Indeavor A U.S. PIRG Education Fund report found that food recalls have increased 10% since 2013. The uptick in recalls could be due partly to new technology and regulations that make it easier to...