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Pandemic Prepared? Five Problems You Need to Solve
Pandemic Prepared? Five Problems You Need to Solve
Recent facility shutdowns due to COVID-19 cases and the resulting supply chain disruption has shown the food industry that being prepared for pandemics is increasingly vital to business resiliency. While COVID-19 is certainly the most impactful, it is the third pandemic in 18 years, the others being SARS and H1N1. This history makes it clear these types of diseases and the resulting impacts aren’t going away, so being prepared for them is essential.
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2020 is changing how food manufacturers see crises. Is your plant prepared?
2020 is changing how food manufacturers see crises. Is your plant prepared?
The past few months have – or should have - changed the way we look at our day-to-day operations and maybe you’ve learned a bit about how prepared or unprepared you were for a crisis as the pandemic has unfolded. New updates, new recommendations, new scientific findings, and so forth kept us all working in a dynamic mode to offer the best solutions. The industry has learned a lot while pivoting and thinking on its feet. It should also change the way each of us looks at Crisis Management forever.
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The buzz on blockchain
The buzz on blockchain
This story was republished from BakingBusiness.com, a complete resource for grain-based food industry news, commodity markets, ingredients, processing trends, and innovations.
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Without a Trace - The Danger Behind an Ineffective Traceability Program
Without a Trace - The Danger Behind an Ineffective Traceability Program
Many good horror stories end with some version of, "... and then she disappeared without a trace." Coincidentally, disappearing without a trace is a different brand of horror in the food production business. In this instance, traceability is an ingredient tracking system used for recalls in cases of food illness or poisoning, and a lack of traceability can be a danger to both consumers and your business.
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Recall Rundown: Preparing the Appropriate Team
Recall Rundown: Preparing the Appropriate Team
Why is it important for a facility to have a recall plan in place? What's the purpose?
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Key Changes to BRC Food Version 7
Key Changes to BRC Food Version 7
Food facilities currently using or considering British Retail Consortium (BRC) certification need to be aware of some key changes heading their way. The consortium published the seventh issue of its internationally recognized BRC Global Standard for Food Safety in January. Audits against Issue 7 will begin in July 2015, and all food companies using BRC will transition to using Issue 7 by June 2016.
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