Target Corp. is working on two concepts that involve food labeling and providing real-time nutritional information.
April 26, 2016
Food + Future coLab, a collaboration between Minneapolis-based Target Corp. and MIT’s Media Lab and global design firm IDEO, Cambridge, Mass., is where a hand-picked team of entrepreneurs gather daily to talk food—specifically, how to create a future of complete transparency in what we eat as well as abundant access to good food.
EMAlert is a secure and intuitive web-based software tool that allows food manufacturers to analyze and understand their company-specific economically motivated adulteration vulnerabilities.
April 21, 2016
The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), Washington, D.C., partnered with Battelle Memorial Institute, a non-profit research and development organization based in Columbus, Ohio, to develop EMAlert, a secure and intuitive web-based software tool.
The FoodKeeper App delivers food-handling procedures through enhanced public education and outreach.
April 20, 2016
DMI, an end-to-end mobility company based in Bethesda, Md., partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Washington, D.C., to incorporate enhancements and customer feedback into The FoodKeeper.
A review of reports from U.S. and Canadian regulatory agencies revealed that the majority of food recalls are due to undeclared allergens and microbial hazards. And, sometimes, increased regulation can actually lead to more recalls.