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.
On November 10, 2022, U.S. President Joe Biden signed the National Security Memorandum-16 (NSM-16), which aims to strengthen the security and resilience of the U.S. food supply and agricultural systems. NSM-16 focuses on threats such as climate change, supply chain disruption, cyberattacks, worker safety and workplace development, and other topics.
Rapak North America, a business unit of DS Smith Plastics and market leader in bag-in-box packaging and filling systems, has announced that two of its U.S. facilities have achieved scores of 98 out of 100 points on the SQF Edition 8.0 certification audits.
We will look into how company culture influences biases and hear from leaders at Arla, Blue Apron, and Birchwood Foods who have actively worked to understand and change their functions and biases to improve food safety through their company cultures.
On Demand: The second in this webinar series focuses on Core Element 1 of the New Era blueprint, tech-enabled traceability, as well as the contents of the final traceability rule—“Requirements for Additional Traceability Records for Certain Foods”—issued on November 15.
On Demand: The third in this webinar series focuses on an aspect of Core Element 3 of the New Era blueprint, Retail Food Safety Modernization, and its associated foodborne illness prevention strategies.
On Demand:Now is the time for the food and beverage industry to reconsider its food safety audit strategies and programs. This discussion will help you rethink the future of auditing and plan your strategies and programs to get the most from them.
Live: May 3, 2023 at 2:00 pm EDT: This webinar will focus on how to eliminate the risk of costly plant shutdowns and system failures due to improper selection and installation of electrical conduit systems.
Live Streaming at Food Safety Summit on May 9 at 1:00 pm CDT: In this session, leaders in food manufacturing sanitation will share their experience in how to increase the efficiency and precision of sanitation programs for root-cause analysis of food safety and quality issues.
Live Streaming at Food Safety Summit on May 11 at 4:15 pm CDT:The panel discussion will feature prominent attorneys who work on behalf of consumers and industry—with all advocating on the side of food safety.