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.
More than a year after the start of the coronavirus pandemic forever changed our way of life and further strained our food system, we face greater challenges as a result of new vulnerabilities that have arisen.
Intertek Alchemy, a provider of training and engagement solutions for frontline workers, is pleased to announce the launch of Alchemy Playbook, a mobile application that reduces unplanned downtime and increases production for manufacturers.
In every level of snack and bakery production, allergen control is of utmost importance. Training operations staff on best practices is vital, and systems to keep personnel continually on track are also essential.
The ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus was known for his central belief that change is constant, a point clearly illustrated by the fantastic innovation seen across every bakery category today. Yet bread is the oldest form of food known to humankind, dating back thousands of years. And we still eat it today.