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How Technology Can Help Improve Your Food Safety Culture Blog 23 May 2018 How Technology Can Help Improve Your Food Safety Culture Practical tips on introducing technology to communicate, maintain and raise standards Sharing best practices was a key focus of the recent Global Food Safety Conference in Tokyo, Japan (5-8 March 2018). Both Land O’Lakes and McDonald’s, who were featured speakers at Diversey’ special session, stressed the need to continually work to improve existing food safety […]
People and Technology Are the Heart and Future of Auditing Blog 14 Apr 2021 People and Technology Are the Heart and Future of Auditing /SPONSORED CONTENT/ After the conference, it’s time to reflect on the common trends of moving forward after a year of disruption and how technology and auditors will continue to move GFSI forward, especially in terms of trust and confidence in auditing. My colleagues and I had a great experience at this year’s GFSI Conference, held […]
Beyond Food Security: Professor Chris Elliott’s Vision for Food Integrity Through Technology News Update 07 May 2019 Beyond Food Security: Professor Chris Elliott’s Vision for Food Integrity Through Technology   This week on the GFSI Experts Series, we get a lesson from Professor Chris Elliott, one of the world’s leading academic authorities on food safety and security. Perhaps best known for leading an independent inquiry into the UK’s supply chain following the horse meat scandal in 2013, he remains at the frontline of the […]
Combining Technology and Culture to Drive Transparency Blog 07 Feb 2020 GFSI Conference Combining Technology and Culture to Drive Transparency Every year my colleagues and I look forward to the GFSI Conference, the most important global event for food safety in everyone’s calendar. Each year has a different flavour. Last year there was much discussion around how emerging technologies can support standards of food safety more effectively. We presented our two latest technological developments, EyeSucceed, […]
How Are Consumer Trends and Technology Affecting Food Safety? Blog 07 Nov 2017 How Are Consumer Trends and Technology Affecting Food Safety?   There’s never been a more exciting time to work in the food industry. With changing demographics, technology, operating environments, regulations, commerce and routes to market – it’s a perfect storm of innovation. As food professionals, we have to keep pace with these changes. Food safety is a key aspect of this and must be […]
Technology, Innovation, and the Future of Food: What’s in Store? Blog 15 Mar 2018 Technology, Innovation, and the Future of Food: What’s in Store? Earlier this month, the Transparency-One team attended the Global Food Safety Conference 2018 in Tokyo, Japan hosted by the Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). “Safe Food for Consumers Everywhere” was the theme of this year’s event. In keeping with the Japanese location, the opening plenary featured leaders from major Japanese companies AEON, […]
Discover a Whole New World of Innovation and Technology at GFSI 2018’s Tech Talks News Update 31 Mar 2018 Discover a Whole New World of Innovation and Technology at GFSI 2018’s Tech Talks   After their first appearance at GFSI 2017 in Houston, Tech Talks are back by popular demand at GFSI’s Global Food Safety Conference 2018 in Tokyo. These short sessions provide a break from proceedings in the main auditorium and offer a more relaxed and informal setting for discussion of hot topics in food safety. As […]
How Technology and Innovation are Transforming Food Safety and Sustainability Blog 01 Mar 2018 How Technology and Innovation are Transforming Food Safety and Sustainability The challenges we all face The evidence that we need to find new ways to manage food safety is growing all the time. Right now, the world’s population is currently growing by 80 million people a year. Overall the global population is forecast to expand to 8.6 billion by 2030. By 2050 this population will […]
Ensuring Hand Hygiene Compliance – The Role of New Technology Blog 30 Mar 2016 Ensuring Hand Hygiene Compliance – The Role of New Technology As an industry, we’ve known for a long time that when workers contact food with their hands it’s potentially a major mechanism by which pathogens can contaminate food. Indeed, studies have shown that improper food handling practices can contribute to approximately 97% of foodborne illnesses in food-service establishments. As an industry, we’ve known for a […]
Failures within complex supply chains are a huge risk to food safety – could new technology be the answer? Blog 31 Aug 2015 Failures within complex supply chains are a huge risk to food safety – could new technology be the answer? Historically, food safety agendas mainly focused upon assessing and managing risk within the primary processing and manufacturing unit. We now realise that supply chains are, in reality, an aggregation of multiple chains derived from the numerous components which make up the products. Any failure anywhere within these chains can result in major incidents. Is this […]
Embracing Technology to Drive Food Safety Forward Blog 11 Mar 2021 Sponsored Content Embracing Technology to Drive Food Safety Forward /SPONSORED CONTENT/ 2020 has brought many unexpected challenges – for the food and beverage industry and for us as individuals – that no one could have predicted. But we rallied, we stepped up and we re-envisioned. Despite all the change, people and organizations found their centers. We met disruptions with disruptive solutions. NSF’s focus remained […]
Food Safety and Technology – A Look into Japanese Agricultural Data Collaboration Platform ‘WAGRI’ Blog 03 Dec 2018 Food Safety and Technology – A Look into Japanese Agricultural Data Collaboration Platform ‘WAGRI’ Making Japanese agriculture a growth industry with active agricultural management through the full use of data. In Japan, with aging of farmers who have been engaged in high-value-added agriculture, there is increasing difficulty with how to pass down their experiences and techniques. In other countries, enhancement of agricultural productivity and management improvement are promoted by introducing […]
Innovative Science and Technology Revolutionising Food Safety News Update 31 Jan 2018 Innovative Science and Technology Revolutionising Food Safety There’s just four weeks until delegates from around the world will descend on Tokyo for GFSI’s Global Food Safety Conference 2018. Technology, innovation, big data, machine learning and blockchain will be high on the agenda. This will be the place to be to discover the latest news, tends and technology revolutionising the food industry. Browse the full conference […]
Food Safety Fails: How to Avoid Preventable Mishaps with Technology Blog 22 Feb 2017 Food Safety Fails: How to Avoid Preventable Mishaps with Technology According to the World Health Organization, more than 200 diseases are spread through food, and 1 in 10 people experience the unpleasant effects of a foodborne illness each year. Thankfully, safe food preparation can prevent many food safety incidents, making both proper training and the right tools very important in food business settings. According to […]
Meet the Special Sessions Speakers at GFSC 2018 News Update 08 Feb 2018 Meet the Special Sessions Speakers at GFSC 2018 Join us for breakfast and great conversation with leading industry experts at the Global Food Safety Conference. We have an action packed week with all sorts of opportunities for delegates at this year’s conference in Tokyo. Outside the auditorium, there will also be a range of Special Sessions featuring industry experts discussing the hottest topics in food […]
Make the Most of Your Mornings with Special Sessions at the GFSI Conference! News Update 30 Jan 2020 GFSI Conference Make the Most of Your Mornings with Special Sessions at the GFSI Conference! To get the most out of your week in Seattle, be sure to add some Special Sessions to your conference agenda! Attendees who make time for these sessions, which are held at convenient morning intervals, will be the among the first to learn about the most cutting-edge innovations impacting food safety today.   This year’s […]
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