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What are the Latest Trends, Challenges and Opportunities for the Food & Beverage Industry?

Join NSF for an information-packed session at the Food Safety Summit’s Solutions Stage on Wednesday, May 11 at 1:00 pm. NSF’s Tracy Fink will speak about the latest industry trends, and how they present both challenges and opportunities for the Food & Beverage industry. In addition, Fink will share insights on the stringent regulatory landscape as it relates to supplier assurance and how to best navigate supply chain disruptions.

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NSF, a leading global public health and safety organization, provides expertise and accredited food services across all supply chain sectors. This year, NSF is hosting a special presentation at the Food Safety Summit’s Solutions Stage on Wednesday, May 11, 1:00-1:30 p.m.

The presentation, titled “Food & Beverage Industry Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities,” will feature Tracy Fink, Senior Manager of Food Safety Consulting, North America, at NSF and an industry expert in food safety regulations and supply chain operations.

The session will spotlight some of the latest food trends globally and the impacts that these trends may have on the food and beverage industry. It will also dive into how the COVID-19 pandemic and other illnesses that impact worker safety, sanitation and production.

With current events impacting supply chains around the world, Fink will talk through ways to navigate through disruptions and source materials. In addition, she will provide guidance on how to meet the stringent and ever-changing regulatory landscape and how such requirements, such as traceability record-keeping, impact manufacturers and businesses throughout the industry.

NSF is a respected, independent third-party organization in certification, testing, auditing and regulatory compliance, all of which support food safety worldwide. In addition to the Solutions Stage presentation, NSF will host a booth (#509) during the summit to showcase its services for the food industry.

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About NSF
NSF ( is an independent, global organization that facilitates standards development to minimize adverse health effects and protect the environment. With operations in 180 countries, NSF tests and certifies products for the food, water, health sciences, and consumer goods industries. Founded in 1944, NSF is committed to protecting human health and safety worldwide. NSF is a Pan American Health Organization and a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Water Quality, Food Safety, and Medical Device Safety.

NSF provides expertise and accredited food services across all supply chain sectors, including agriculture, animal feed and welfare, produce, processing, distribution, dairy, seafood, quality management software, retail and restaurants. Services include Global Food Safety Initiative, foodservice equipment and nonfood compounds certification, HACCP validation and inspection, label claims verification and certification, DNA and food package testing, product and process development, and organic and Certified Transitional certification through Quality Assurance International (QAI). Separately, we offer expert consulting and training, including food fraud services.

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