The increase in organizations viewing quality as a competitive differentiator and strategic asset is a positive shift from organizations that simply view quality as a compliance.
July 18, 2016
According to the “Global State of Quality 2 Research: Discoveries 2016” report, 36% of survey respondents said their organization views quality as a strategic asset and competitive differentiator, up from 22% in 2013.
If (or when) a food recall actually occurs, the ability to ensure real-time cradle-to-grave traceability makes it possible for a food company to keep its response within the scope of the actual contamination problem.
The CPFM exam is accredited by the American National Standards Institute and adheres to standards set forth by the Conference for Food Protection.
June 23, 2016
Food Marketing Institute (FMI), Arlington, Va., announced a 5-year partnership with Prometric, a Baltimore, Md.-based provider of test development and delivery solutions, to bring the Certified Food Protection Manager (CPFM) exam under the FMI SafeMark program.
The partnership sets out to develop large-scale food safety capability building projects in a number of key regions in the global food supply network.
June 15, 2016
The CGF Global Summit in South Africa, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), New York, and the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to signal their commitment to a large-scale partnership for food safety.
In the period of 2011-2015, 1,691 food processing projects were announced, of which 1,033 were expansions and 658 were new projects.
June 13, 2016
The first installment of “Good Eats & More Treats: Food Manufacturing and the Changing American Table” takes a critical look at several significant components of this vital industry, which is a significant employer and a major user of industrial space.
The location of MSC-certified fisheries, processors and products reflects the global nature of the seafood industry.
June 9, 2016
A new report published by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), London, shows how effective management and improvements made by MSC-certified fisheries are delivering measurable, positive impacts in oceans, from reducing bycatch to advancing scientific understanding of marine environments.