Safety & Security

Articles

  • US Food Safety Modernization Act: Overview and Impact for Importers and Exporters

    In the United States, lawmakers, regulators, consumers and the media are more focused on food safety than ever before. On January 4, 2011, President Obama signed the Food Safety Modernization Act into law, which represents the largest change of the food...

    Article • October 18th, 2012

  • The Farm Bill Goes “Back to the Future”

    With the September 30th expiration of the current Farm Bill, core elements of our nation’s Farm Bill have reverted to 1940s policy. The economic impact of this trip back in time will roll out gradually as individual crops reach their harvest dates in...

    Article • October 18th, 2012

  • Back To Business

    One sentiment stood out during the recent CSCMP show in Atlanta—companies are coming off a pretty good year. Our publication’s team held back-to-back meetings for two days with transportation and technology executives, consultants, and others in the...

    Article • October 18th, 2012

  • Processing Produce at the Speed of Light

    Each year, millions of people are sickened, and hundreds of thousands of people fall gravely ill or die as a result of foodborne pathogens. The world’s skyrocketing demand for food has forced leading producers into industrial farming configurations that...

    Article • October 18th, 2012

  • The New Dilemma for Fresh Programs

    For the typical grocer, their ‘fresh’ offer represents over 30 percent of sales—but 50 percent of inventory loss.

    Article • September 28th, 2012

  • Safety and the Food Supply Chain

    Building a comprehensive program from the ground up.

    Article • September 28th, 2012

  • Can’t Get Enough Collaboration

    There’s an undeniable message that runs through this double-issue of Food Logistics , and that’s collaboration. You may not see it by glancing at the titles of the articles alone, but as you read through the content it becomes evident. Our cover...

    Article • August 17th, 2012

  • Fresh Needs Fast—Rail is Up to the Challenge

    In this month’s edition of Food Logistics , editors discuss an increasing desire to move more food products on rail. The most revealing aspect of this need was recently reported by the North American Produce Transportation Working Group (NAPTWG). Their...

    Article • August 17th, 2012

  • Selecting the Best Lift Truck

    A look at the latest technological advances and trends in the lift truck industry.

    Article • June 18th, 2012

  • Big and Small Questions About Food

    Our food system is depleting the earth’s resources and making us sick, even as 1 billion people around the world go hungry. It’s got to change, and it can change–so long as we don’t get distracted by small questions about food and lose sight of...

    Article • June 18th, 2012

  • The Dark Side of Food Safety

    The enactment last year of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) has pushed the issue of food safety to the forefront in our industry. Of course, anytime there’s a monetary penalty attached to a compliance issue, it’s bound to garner attention...

    Article • May 17th, 2012

  • Understanding Your Food Recall Insurance Policy

    Melons and sprouts—need one say more to gain the immediate attention of a food company? The food industry is in the midst of a wave of foodborne illness claims, and this wave has not yet crested. The Food Safety Modernization Act has granted the...

    Article • May 17th, 2012

  • Dock Equipment Raises the Bar for Safety and Performance

    New equipment offerings make the warehouse safer and more efficient.

    Article • March 16th, 2012

  • Opportunities are Ripe for LLPs

    As globalization continues to propel U.S. food companies’ supply chains further overseas, sourcing, transportation, and coordination of imports and exports is becoming more complex. Likewise, the demands—and opportunities—for lead logistics...

    Article • February 17th, 2012

  • Eight Ways To Prevent Cargo Theft

    With the cost of food increasing, cargo theft can pose a serious threat to both the company and the economy. According to the FBI statistics, all forms of cargo theft could be as high as $30 billion in losses each year. Following these eight steps along...

    Article • September 22nd, 2011

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