Food Traceability White Papers & Articles

  1. Improve Your Traceability And Recall Capabilities
    4/25/2019

    For food and beverage organizations, complying with FSMA regulation is nothing new. With the recently updated FSMA requirements, you might suddenly find yourself in the midst of a recall enforced by the FDA if you can’t quickly show that you’ve met traceability requirements. Manufacturers have been forced to take a closer look at their existing processes and technology to help them achieve their business goals.

  2. Agricultural Bioengineering And Food Manufacturing: Navigating The Regulatory Terrain
    8/28/2018

    Advances in gene editing are disrupting agribusiness, but what are these advances? How are they regulated? And what’s to come for? In a regulatory landscape that is often overlapping and frequently subject to change, this article is designed to help navigate the complicated terrain.

  3. The Importance Of Training Your Frontline Restaurant Workers
    5/23/2018

    This report explains why investing in frontline worker engagement and performance makes business sense. Just as importantly, this report presents ideas for maximizing training's ROI.

  4. Results From The Global Food Safety Training Survey
    5/23/2018

    This article serves as both a benchmarking tool for companies to compare their food safety training programs with their peers, as well guidance for improving food safety training programs.

  5. The Food Manufacturer - Retailer Collaboration Adding Supply Chain Flexibility
    5/22/2018

    Facing unprecedented pressures to keep up with e-commerce growth and demand, the retail grocery industry is focusing on accelerating the flexibility of supply chains. This column details one of the food industry's efforts to modernize the supply chain and eliminate outdated business processes that add unnecessary time and cost.

  6. How Artificial Intelligence And Big Data Are Bolstering Food Safety
    4/18/2018

    We're all familiar with China's past food safety issue with infant formula. But, past food safety events have taught many lessons for China, as well as the rest of the world. This article will detail some recent legislation that has led to advancements in food safety alerts, including liability insurance, and how artificial intelligence is helping shape the future of food safety.

  7. GTINs, Barcodes, And Blockchain: What’s The Future Of Food Traceability?
    2/9/2018

    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.

  8. The Secret To An Effective Trade Spend Program
    2/6/2018

    The impact on sales of an effective trade spending program can dwarf your other marketing efforts. The hard part is identifying what is effective and what isn’t, and quantifying that effectiveness so you can make good decisions about trade spending in the future. The right business software features can help.

  9. Managing Change And Preparing The Organization For An ERP Solution
    2/6/2018

    While most food business leaders understand that implementing new integrated business software is a significant technical challenge, many overlook the less tangible things that can stand in the way of success, like emotional resistance or cultural barriers to change.

  10. The Food CFO's Guide To Replacing Small Business Accounting Software
    2/6/2018

    At some point, every company outgrows small business accounting software. There are four options a CFO or controller can consider to solve this problem. In order to minimize long term costs and business disruptions, ideally, that upgrade would only happen once.