Compared to one year ago, willingness-to-pay is higher for all food products.
July 15, 2016
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Okla., released its latest Food Demand Survey, FooDS, which tracks consumer preferences and sentiments on the safety, quality and price of food at home and away from home.
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.
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Vienna, Austria, and the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), an industry-driven initiative providing thought leadership and guidance on food safety management, formed a strategic partnership for large-scale capacity building programs.
USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) will launch a year-long nationwide pilot project to assess whether retailers are using the recommendations in the FSIS Best Practices Guidance for Controlling Listeria monocytogenes (Lm) in retail delicatessens.