WIG craft are maritime vessels that would be built to maritime structural standards and designs include pontoons, water skis and possibly hydrofoils to allow for touch down on and lift-off from a water surface.
The delicate dance of getting perishables where it needs to go, when it needs to get there and under the perfect conditions, is nothing short of a logistical ballet — one that needs to be carefully choreographed in order to get it right.
The law also gives the FDA new tools to hold imported foods to the same standards as domestic foods and directs the FDA to build an integrated national food safety system in partnership with state and local authorities.
A 14-arm automated harvester that wheels through rows of strawberry plants, harnessing high-powered computing, color sensors and small metal baskets attached to the robotic arms to pluck ripe strawberries from below leaves while ignoring unripe fruit.
Earlier this month, Walmart quietly opened a sorting and culling operation in Los Angeles to hasten the procurement process, similar to an operation in McAllen, Texas, that allows Walmart more flexibility in buying product.
None of the recalled products tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes, but Inventure Foods has decided to err on the side of caution and issue a voluntary recall because Listeria was detected in the facility during routine testing.
The Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) marks a milestone in food safety legislation. And as the FDA fine tunes the rules with industry input, supply chain players have many questions. What will they be required to do differently? How will the...
Sysco filed the memorandum yesterday in the U.S. Federal District Court for the District of Columbia in opposition to the FTC's motion for preliminary injunction. A hearing on the FTC's motion is scheduled to begin May 5.
Research on cold chain logistics market says that cold chain logistics will become the most popular sub-industry in logistics field in 2014 to 2018 due to the increasing demand and development potential.
The decision to pull all of its products from stores after a listeria outbreak marks one of the most sweeping U.S. food recalls by a single brand and highlights the difficulty of controlling the potentially deadly bacteria.
The Agriculture Department has spent at least $45 million responding to the U.S. outbreak, including costs for testing, quarantines around infected facilities, and compensation for producers whose birds have been killed by the virus or culled.
Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) introduced Trade Promotion Authority legislation, which establishes rules for international trade negotiations that will boost American exports and create new economic opportunities.
FORTE’s expertise in conveyor systems, case and piece picking, and sortation solutions, particularly in the e-commerce and multichannel retail segment, will strengthen Swisslog’s offering in North America.
Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup herbicide, has come under intense scrutiny since a research unit of the World Health Organization reported last month it was classifying glyphosate as "probably carcinogenic to humans."
This operation is part of a continued effort to interrupt what CBP calls “an extensive network of purposely mislabeled and high-risk agriculture products coming from Hong Kong, China, India and Saudi Arabia.”