food waste
How to reduce food waste throughout the value chain
The statistics on global food wastage are enough to spoil even the heartiest of appetites. According to the United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization, one-third of the world’s food production is lost or wasted, while the European Union (EU) estimates that 20% of its food in the bloc is wasted.
Jun. 11 2021
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  • Remote audits for food health and safety
    Preparing remote audits for food health and safety
    Since the beginning of the Covid-19 health crisis, the food industry has been under increased pressure to ensure that food companies worldwide are meeting critical health and safety standards. However, many countries have imposed travel restrictions to slow the spread of Covid-19, leaving food manufacturers, suppliers, processors and retailers struggling to receive audits. Numerous food businesses were thus granted postponements for three to six months while the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) developed a solution to ensure safe audits and inspections.
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    Aug. 20 2020 - 5 min
  • healthy food in supermarket
    Using labelling to empower consumers to make healthy food choices
    Obesity has emerged as one of the greatest threats to public health in the 21st century.

    Worldwide, obesity rates have exploded in recent decades, nearly tripling since the 1970s. In 2016, over 1.9 billion adults were overweight, and 650 million were obese. Most of the global population now live in countries where more people die from obesity each year than from hunger.

    Regulators are stepping up, setting ambitious new requirements for food manufacturers as they seek to tackle the issue.
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    Jun. 2 2020 - 4 min