In foodborne illness investigations, time is of the essence and every minute, hour and day counts. Customer purchase information is often the key to solving investigations and linking certain products to foodborne illnesses. USDA FSIS present information on foodborne illness outbreaks and discuss some of the challenges and benefits of sharing information during investigations to help identify the source of contamination and protect the health of your customers.
Produce safety is a priority issue for FMI and many member companies, including Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. In order to offer locally grown produce to customers, Wegmans has developed an outreach program to work with farmers on food safety programs. This webinar discusses how Wegmans solved a food safety and supply chain challenge through community outreach and leadership. Ideas are shared on how to work with local growers to implement food safety programs, and resources are identified to help your company work with local produce growers to ensure they have proper food safety programs in place.
In this presentation, Kroger, Publix and BJ’s Wholesale share how they are using retail donation programs to reduce the amount of product going to landfill while helping those in need. Listen and learn Safe Food Handling Guidelines put in place to assure the process provides wholesome and safe food to Hunger Relief organizations along with information around the tax benefit of donating.
In this presentation, leaders in the food waste prevention movement from the United States and the UK share tested strategies to raise consumer awareness of food waste and lessons learned during different community campaigns, as well as future opportunities to conduct a baseline measurement study of wasted food in the United States.
How do we connect when scientific consensus and consumer beliefs are not aligned? When consumers don’t accept what science says is true? Given what we have learned about the decision making process, how do we adjust our communication approach? The Food Marketing Institute in partnership with The Center Food Integrity (CFI) presents a webinar featuring CFI’s 2014 Consumer Research. CFI veteran Roxi Beck presented the data and explained how it impacts the way you connect with your customers in the marketplace.
This webcast discusses food traceability and the development of a technology architecture that will help all parts of the seafood chain to more readily and efficiently exchange vital product information. While the discussion will be focused on seafood, the topic is one that concerns all food sectors.
A food safety culture is a set of shared attitudes, values and beliefs around food safety. Expert talk about how to develop a food safety culture for food retailers and manufactures.
FMI, in conjunction with the International Association of Interviewers (IAI),collaborated on a webinar featuring two industry experts from Fortalice, LLC who offered new perspective on emerging threats for cybercrimes.
The National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) previewed their research The Dating Game: How Confusing Food Date Labels Lead to Food Waste in America.
This FMI hosted webinar addresses the pork industry’s use of sow gestation stalls. Professionals representing various disciplines in animal welfare present a range of perspectives on the topic. Webinar panelists help participants examine the use of gestation stalls and alternatives with respect to animal behavior, food quality, food safety, humane treatment of animals and impact on product availability and pricing.
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