Author: Garret Weigel

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The Five Biggest Mistakes a Company Can Make in a Food Recall

Food recalls are more common than most people realize. But for good reason—most aren’t widely publicized, because the food products involved do not pose a...

Written by Garret Weigel | June 27, 2019 | Food Safety

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How Some Major Travel Routes Helped Shape Commerce and Beyond

Transportation routes and paths of travel develop over time. Such routes represent our affinity towards building paths that connect societies to one another, both domestically and globally. They also highlight the importance of established routes to transport and deliver goods and commodities.

Written by Garret Weigel | June 25, 2019 | Supply Chain

4 NGOs Partnering to Make Global Vaccination a Reality by 2020

Although vaccination has recently become a subject of dubious controversy, overwhelming scientific evidence has proven that immunization is one of the most cost-effective and successful health interventions developed over the last 50 years. Since their discovery and implementation, vaccines have reduced illness and disability from a host of diseases, prevented 2.5 million deaths a year, lowered the worldwide...

Written by Garret Weigel | June 19, 2019 | Pharmacy Safety

The 2019 Digi Global IoT Conference

Last week we held our exclusive 2019 Digi Global IoT Conference to bring together a select group of executives and industry leaders. We immersed our customers in the latest IoT technology and networking trends, connected them with the most progressive minds in IoT, and shared product updates and new developments.

Written by Garret Weigel | June 13, 2019 | Pharmacy Safety, Food Safety, Connected Facility, Supply Chain

The Panama Canal and Its Impact on Modern Transportation

Infrastructure impacts the development of trade routes and ports. In turn, trade routes and ports affect the volume and reach of global trade. In the world history of transportation, probably no other infrastructure creation has been greater than the construction and operation of the behemoth Panama Canal. It has not only altered the course of history, but in so doing has enabled goods to be transported from one...

Written by Garret Weigel | June 11, 2019 | FSMA, Supply Chain

The First World Food Safety Day and Preventing Foodborne Illness

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have worked together to mark June 7th as the first ever World Food Safety Day (WFSD). This day is meant to highlight the risks of foodborne illness and food insecurity that threaten hundreds of millions of people every year. By calling attention to the issue, the WHO and the FAO want to bring food safety to the...

Written by Garret Weigel | June 5, 2019 | Food Safety, HACCP

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