Food Safety Software White Papers & Articles

  1. GTINs, Barcodes, And Blockchain: What’s The Future Of Food Traceability?

    Food manufacturers are working to improve traceability programs and minimize the impact of food recalls, driven in part by FSMA, cost savings, and brand protection. Boosted by the capabilities of today’s technology, such as Blockchain, the industry is moving closer than ever before to swift and precise recalls.

  2. PdM Software: Unlock The Power Of Your Data To Drive Uptime

    Are you using the power of your manufacturing data to reduce downtime? Predictive maintenance software is a low-risk, but impactful, way to start improving your processing efficiency.

  3. 5 Food Safety Focus Areas For 2018

    2017 was an incredible year for food safety filled with challenges in identifying key issues having a pivotal impacton the F&B industry. That said, I believe these five food safety topics brought revolutionary changes to the way the food industry tackled food safety issues and will alter how we approach food safety and how we do business in 2018 and beyond.

  4. Third-Party Audits: Trials, Tribulations, And How To Exceed Requirements

    GFSI schemes are used as the base requirement for many supply chain verification and supplier approval programs, but are customers using them independently? In many incidences, I've noted customers are taking only the GFSI certificate as a verification step without fully understanding the challenges the schemes are having. Here, I review those challenges.

  5. 5 Ways Food Companies Can Win In The Digital Era

    In 2017, the food industry was filled with disruption — from Amazon acquiring Whole Foods, to significant growth in the meal-kit industry. Because of this, food companies are taking a holistic look at customer bases and determining any possible competitive advantage for 2018. In the year ahead, we'll see five ways the food industry will become more agile and opportunistic in order to win consumer loyalty.

  6. Considering In-House Food Pathogen Testing? Answer These 8 Questions

    From time to time, we come across companies planning to incorporate a food microbiology lab for in-house testing. But, sometimes companies don’t understand the complexity associated with starting these labs. This article presents key questions companies should ask to help determine if an in-house food microbiology laboratory is appropriate.

  7. FSMA Fridays: Top Risks Of Environmental Monitoring And Controls (Part One Of Four)

    SafetyChain Software’s VP of Marketing, Jill Bender is joined by The Acheson Group’s (TAG) founder and CEO Dr. David Acheson to discuss top risks in relation to environmental monitoring, as well as a review of FSMA requirements for it.

  8. What's The Secret To Managing F&B Trade/Spend Programs?

    An effective trade spending program's impact on sales can dwarf other marketing efforts. The hard part is identifying what's effective, then quantifying it. The right business software can help do just that.

  9. Integrated Software Solutions: Preparing For And Managing Change

    Food business leaders understand implementing new integrated business software is a significant and technical challenge. But, many overlook things standing in the way of success, like resistance to change.

  10. How Artificial Intelligence Can Help F&B Supply Chain Management

    Supply Chain Management is a constant struggle. Between giving consumers insights, meeting their demands, keeping real-time inventory, and ensuring all products meet quality specifications, there is a lot of data to manage. That's where Artificial Intelligence (AI) can provide F&B companies with new supply chain insights to stay ahead of the curve.