The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recently published a document that explores the food safety implications of environmental inhibitors in the agrifood system, such as methanogenesis inhibitors and nitrogen inhibitors.
Risk culture is a construct in which the organization's values, beliefs, and behaviors influence actions relative to how it responds to risks. By reducing complexity across the organization's functions and processes, the different types of risk can be assessed and managed by a single, powerful approach so that the risk culture is more mature.
A variety of actions, spanning from simply changing a nozzle to implementing AI technology, can contribute to making sanitizing procedures more sustainable. The authors dive into some of these actions and look at the effectiveness, implementation challenges, and consequences for the end products.
This article examines and unpacks the evolving demands for traceability across various dimensions, such as supply chain visibility, transparency, trust, and sustainability. It investigates the growing importance of services related to the traceability of food production, harvesting, processing, and distribution, as well as verifiable credentials for product and process claims.
The West appears to exhibit heightened awareness about food safety, with many countries claiming that they maintain high standards during the production, distribution, storage, and sale of food, and that they have mandatory legal requirements to protect people. However, there is less understanding of what makes human diets sustainable in a way that ensures global food security and sustainability.
Recyclable. Recycled content. Compostable. Made from bio-materials. Which of these makes for the safest, most sustainable package? These can be misleading questions, especially when it comes to food packaging. Many sustainable packaging goals and trends can affect food safety work. Also, the concept of food safety as the primary element in sustainable packaging decisions must logically flow through an organization from the top down, through the key relevant vertical groups.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) released an in-depth report on the potential future impact of new and evolving foods, technologies, and priorities, to help identify areas for research and collaboration.
On Demand:Live Streaming at Food Safety Summit on May 10 at 9:30 am CDT: The keynote session will focus on a conversation with modern, forward-thinking executives on the topic of balancing risks for the safety of consumers, team members, and the environment.