27 febrero, 2020

Coronavirus Update: FDA steps to ensure quality of foreign products

Recently, we provided an update on FDA-wide activities we are engaged in related to the novel coronavirus outbreak:  COVID-19. We continue to take a multi-pronged approach […]
24 febrero, 2020

FDA to Update FSMA in 2020 with New Standards on Traceability, Automated Methods

During the first few months of 2020, FDA will publish a blueprint detailing new standards under the 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), and industry insiders […]
24 febrero, 2020

FDA, USDA, EPA Join Efforts to Streamline Agricultural Biotech Informat

The FDA, the USDA, and the Environmental Protection Agency have launched a unified website for biotechnology regulation. The website streamlines information about the three regulatory agencies charged […]
24 febrero, 2020

Avoid These Common Mistakes When Preparing a FSMA-Compliant Food Safety Plan

Since the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) went into effect in 2011, U.S. companies have had to take their food safety practices to a new […]
24 febrero, 2020

US scientists study energy neutrality in greenhouses

A new study by engineering, plant, and physical biology researchers at North Carolina State University has concluded that the use of transparent solar panels to collect […]
24 febrero, 2020

Food in the 21st Century: Challenges in the Food System

As part of our Food in the 21st Century series, we explored in our last article the importance of growing leaders to feed the future. These future leaders […]
21 febrero, 2020

New quality standard for cardboard fruit and vegetable boxes

Last week, GroentenFruit Huis and Corrugated Benelux Association (CBA) launched the CFQ Standard. This took place at the Fruit Logistica trade show in Berlin, Germany. Common […]
21 febrero, 2020

Setting Standards with Science: What ‘Inspect What You Expect’ Means for Food Safety

‘Inspect what you expect’ — in the food safety field, it all starts with science. During my two decades working with the food industry on microbial […]
21 febrero, 2020

4 GFSI Myths, Busted: The Truth About Auditors, CPOs and Regulations

There is always more to learn about GFSI! In the months since stepping into the role of Director last October, I’ve been focused on truly understanding […]
21 febrero, 2020

Industry Viewpoint: 2020 Marketing Trends

If you touch marketing way within your organization, you know it’s a whirlwind of changing platforms, changing language and something around every corner that needs an […]
21 febrero, 2020

Basf is looking for Mexican entrepreneurs to develop farming solutions

The German chemical company selected 15 startups as part of its AgroStart program, in order to develop applications that help the productivity of the field. Constant […]
22 enero, 2020

FDA launches Food Defense Plan Builder Version 2.0

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has launched an updated version of the Food Defense Plan Builder (FDPB) to help companies meet the requirements of the […]