The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published a scientific opinion on mitigation strategies for the spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)—a global food safety and public health threat—among food-producing animals during transport.
The COVID-19 pandemic has begun to ease, but supply chain challenges have not. This article examines these ongoing supply chain challenges, what we can expect of the supply chain in the future, and guidance for how to respond to these disruptions.
If you look around, you may find many examples of ‘TIM WOODS' in your facility. TIM WOODS is an acronym for the ‘eight wastes' that can plague a processing facility. In lean manufacturing, waste is any cost, effort, or material that is used in a processing facility that does not directly lead to a completed unit.
While time is running out for small farms to comply with the FSMA Produce Rule, the FDA released a 172-page draft guidance for the Produce Safety Rule at the end of October, with a six month comment period.