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According to the World Health Organization, more than 200 diseases are spread through food, and 1 in 10 people experience the unpleasant effects of a foodborne illness each year. Thankfully, safe food preparation can prevent many food safety incidents, making both proper training and the right tools very important in food business settings.

According to the World Health Organization, more than 200 diseases are spread through food, and 1 in 10 people experience the unpleasant effects of a foodborne illness each year. Thankfully, safe food preparation can prevent many food safety incidents, making both proper training and the right tools very important in food business settings.

Read more: Food Safety Fails: How to Avoid Preventable Mishaps with Technology

GFSI's North American Representative, Karil L. Kochenderfer, spoke at this month's FDA Public Hearing Strategic Partnerships to Enhance the Safety of Imported Foods in College Park, Maryland. We are pleased to share her remarks with you here.

GFSI's North American Representative, Karil L. Kochenderfer, spoke at this month's FDA Public Hearing Strategic Partnerships to Enhance the Safety of Imported Foods in College Park, Maryland. We are pleased to share her remarks with you here.

Read more: GFSI on Strategic Partnerships to Enhance the Safety of Imported Foods

After long anticipation, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is finally here. The most sweeping reform of the US food safety system coincides with the fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0, with innovative automation technologies. The current trend is therefore shaping a food industry with less human intervention, regulated by compliance policies.

After long anticipation, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is finally here. The most sweeping reform of the US food safety system coincides with the fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0, with innovative automation technologies. The current trend is therefore shaping a food industry with less human intervention, regulated by compliance policies.

Read more: Managing Global Supply Chains under FSMA – Challenges, Opportunities and Strategies

Preventing recalls before they happen is the ideal scenario. However, given the diversity and complexity of the modern supply chain the reality is retailers need a proactive supply chain risk mitigation strategy to maintain consumer trust.

Preventing recalls before they happen is the ideal scenario. However, given the diversity and complexity of the modern supply chain the reality is retailers need a proactive supply chain risk mitigation strategy to maintain consumer trust.

Read more: Great (Consumer) Expectations: Proactively Managing Your Supply Chain Risk

Pioneering companies are finding that contributing to the SDGs is not only a responsibility but also a business opportunity.

Pioneering companies are finding that contributing to the SDGs is not only a responsibility but also a business opportunity.

Read more: SDGs: How Pioneering Companies are Reshaping & Becoming Future-Fit

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