Looking ahead to 2017, the retail grocery industry will keep a continued focus on the consumer and how they interact with technology to enhance sales, speed efficiencies and innovate for long-term success.
The online industry survey shows that more than half of the survey respondents (59%) were familiar with HPP, and 57% characterized their companies’ use of the technology as some, growing or substantial.
November 30, 2016
A new survey of Americans currently employed in the refrigerated and frozen food industry indicates strong appreciation for the role high-pressure processing (HPP) plays in producing safe foods with cleaner labels and longer shelf lives.
The report offers food facilities guidelines for using commercial real estate industry strategies to help comply with these sweeping changes.
November 9, 2016
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) includes new rules that place food safety responsibility well beyond food manufacturers – compliance now impacts many facilities previously unaffected, according to a special report released by Cushman & Wakefield, New York.
Although wet cleaning methods is a practical and proven cleaning procedure, if not properly executed, wet cleaning could allow the growth of harmful microorganisms, failure to remove allergens and contribute to lost productivity and wasted materials.
A robust food defense plan has to include strategies and tactics to detect the full spectrum of adversaries, from employees who are motivated by criminal intent or revenge and wish to do harm to the company all the way to nation states.
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND Exclusively for thought-leaders in food and beverage processing facility management, Food Plant of the Future webinars are presented by Hixson, a leading design and engineering firm of food processing facilities in North America.
AVAILABLE ON DEMAND Concerns over food safety, reliability, and traceability get a great deal of attention within plants. Yet the highly regulated – but often-overlooked – concern for the storage and use of hazardous materials is also important.
The Institute of Food Technologists is hosting an exclusive press event featuring the launch of the new Global Food Traceability Center, which was approved by IFT's Board of Directors at the 2013 Annual Meeting and Food Expo.
San Antonio, TX—June 6, 2016—Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) and Food Safety Net Services Certification and Audit (FSNS C&A) today announced the FSNS Food Safety Conference in Amarillo, Texas on Wednesday, July 13. A tour and reception of the FSNS Amarillo Laboratory will follow after the conference along with a book signing by Dr. Temple Grandin.
Food safety begins at the point of manufacturing and continues throughout the supply chain. The rapid adoption of the Internet of Things, and the breadth of technologies available, place the food industry in a prime position to benefit from improved traceability and real-time data to ensure product integrity and food safety. This webinar, “Leveraging Technology for Food Safety,” sponsored by Avery Dennison explores the potential of technology – the benefits, ease-of-use and opportunity – to advance quality control, gain efficiencies and improve food safety. Read More
Earlier this year, NSF International conducted a nationwide survey to understand food and beverage leaders' viewpoints on current issues related to food fraud and safety issues, social media, customer needs and innovation.
The prestigious 2nd International Conference on Food Chemistry and Hydrocolloids to be held on July 24-26, 2017 at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada will focus on the theme “Where food meets science: Exploring recent advances in food research and business”.