By 2025, Smithfield will reduce its absolute GHG emissions by 25%.
December 6, 2016
Smithfield Foods, Inc., Smithfield, Va., is said to become the first major protein company to announce a far-reaching greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goal throughout its entire supply chain, from feed grain to packaged bacon.
More than 20,000 products now carry the blue MSC label and can be traced back to fisheries, which meet the MSC’s world-class standard for sustainable fishing.
October 14, 2016
The volume of MSC-certified catch has increased by 6% since 2014-15, while the MSC-certified supply chain climbed 16% over the same period, according to an annual report published by Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).
Food waste is so problematic that it initiated a statement from agriculture secretary Tom Vilasick and EPA deputy administrator Stan Meiburg in 2015 to announce the nation’s first-ever national food loss and waste goal, calling for a 50% reduction by 2030 as an initiative for governments, charitable/faith-based organizations and the private sector.
The partnership provides a supply chain traceability solution that delivers transparency while tackling food safety and compliance issues.
June 22, 2016
1WorldSync, a multi-enterprise product information network based in Lawrenceville, N.J., and FoodLogiQ, a provider of food safety, traceability and sustainability software as a service (SaaS), partnered to provide the food supply industry with a supply chain traceability solution that delivers transparency while tackling food safety and compliance issues.
More than half (51%) of North American supply chain executives say having a green supply chain is a strategic priority, according to a study conducted by Loyola University’s Supply and Value Chain Center.