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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...

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

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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

Taking Food Safety Further with an FSMS

The FDA report makes a compelling argument that food service has plenty to do to ensure the safety and quality of food products along the supply chain. So, what’s the best way to go about it?

Written by Garret Weigel | May 30, 2019 | Food Safety, HACCP

How Proactive Organizations Solve for Weaknesses in the Food Chain

Foodborne illness remains a major public health concern in the United States. As estimated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), outbreaks cause approximately 48 million illnesses, 128,000 hospitalizations, and 3,000 deaths each year.

Written by Garret Weigel | May 22, 2019 | Food Safety, HACCP

The “Real Food” Movement Is a Real Challenge to the American Diet

In our previous post about Slow Food, we noted that this international food initiative is part of what might be called the broader Alternative Food Movement that has gained momentum in the last 15 years. “Alternative Food” is the global term covering all food activities that wish to disrupt some aspect of the food industry status quo – for the better.

Written by Garret Weigel | May 8, 2019 | Food Safety

The Five-Second Rule: Folk Wisdom or Scientific Fact?

“Oh no, I dropped my french fries! Hey, no problem, five second-rule!”

Written by Garret Weigel | April 24, 2019 | Food Safety

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