Friday, February 1, 2013
A recent SupplyChainBrain article reported on a study by Procurian
which found that tighter handling of indirect spending in areas
such as IT, supply chain management, marketing and energy could
save big businesses millions when managed with a continuous and
holistic approach. According to...
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Food Logistics reports that the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has used its power granted by the Food Safety
Modernization Act (FSMA) to shut down a peanut processing plant.
This is the first time the FDA has exercised such authority since
the passage of the FSMA on January 4, 2011. As...
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
At HighJump Software, we all agree that food and beverage
traceability is a high priority as we were naturally intrigued by
an interesting article that we found. Despite being signed into law
nearly two years ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
has not yet released specifics on the...
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The FDA recently released a report detailing the progress made thus
far in the implementation of its Food Safety Modernization
Act, signed into law by President Obama in 2011. This mammoth piece
of legislation represented the most significant change to the
powers of the FDA in 70 years, and, as is...
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
I’ve been keeping my eye out for the promised string of new food
safety rules initiated by the Food Safety Modernization Act of
2011, which increased the power granted to the FDA to police food
safety. We didn’t have long to wait. According to an article posted
by Food Logistics, two new FDA...
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
By now food and beverage companies have had a few months to get
familiar with the details of the Food Safety Modernization Act
(FSMA) signed into law in January 2011 by President Obama. The act
represents the first major food safety legislation in 70 years, and
grants the FDA with more power to...
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
I admit it. I'm a politics junkie. I suppose it's something
akin to the "watching a train wreck" tendency at times, but
every day it's a new issue to consider and turn over in my head
(and discuss with my husband during long car rides!). But recently
I am hearing the same story over and over:...
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Few can deny the need for better safety control in the food supply
chain. According to the CDC, 48 million people get sick from
tainted food each year, and about 3,000 die annually. So
we’re all in agreement that something needs to change to make our
food supply safer, and the US government is...
Thursday, January 6, 2011
Happy New Year! As we embark on a new year of sharing supply
chain best practices and insights on this blog, it's fitting to
look back and see which posts were the most popular in 2010.
The following is a list of the top ten posts in terms of page
views. 1. Is Wal-Mart Sub Optimizing Its Extended...
Thursday, October 7, 2010
Yes, I know what you’re thinking. C’mon, dirty secrets in supply
chains? Dirty secrets are for contrived reality TV shows and soap
operas, right? Although [we hope!] those kind of dirty secrets are
absent from your food and beverage business (although it may
make for more entertaining work day), you...