With the clock ticking toward the implementation of its new supply-chain rules, the FDA announced it is extending its deadline for food producers to implement supply-chain control programs to approve hazard-control systems in place with their ingredients suppliers. Under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), food producers will become responsible for abiding by a series… [Read More]
Jesse Staniforth is a Montreal-based freelance journalist, writer, and editor covering a variety of different beats. He reports regularly on Indigenous issues for The Nation magazine, serving the Cree Nation of Eeyou Istchee, as well on Information Security issues for SC Magazine. His stories have appeared in a wide variety of other publications, from the Toronto Star and Metro News through AskMen.com and University Affairs. After editing several thousands of pages' worth of food preparation training materials for a hospitality industry group, he grew fascinated with the subject of food safety. Reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Any farmer can tell you this year’s weather has been a challenge, yet in spite of it, the number of acres of organic pasture, rangeland, and crop areas continued to grow by 7 percent, hitting a record 8.3 million. These acres were harvested by 18,155 certified organic farms—up 3 percent from 2018. That’s according to… [Read More]
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Available worldwide, IBM Food Trust is intended to foster a more transparent and efficient global food system.