Traditionally, time, cost and a lack of resources put severe limits on procurement professionals' supplier vetting process. But traditions are changing.
As someone who hopes to maintain my healthy skin as I age, I have been diligent in slapping on the sunscreen and following a daily skincare routine for years. But what if I told you that a new collagen beer is said to achieve the same results without all that extra effort?
A Belgian microbrewery is selling beer that utilizes unsold bread from supermarkets. The result blends ingredients and techniques from modern and ancient brewers.
The North American Meat Institute recognized 135 meat and poultry plants for achieving high levels of workplace safety performance as part of the industry’s continuing effort to reduce occupational injury and illness rates
Every week, popular food products are being pulled off supermarket shelves and marked as "inedible" thanks to undeclared allergens, the daunting presence of deadly bacterium and bits of metal, plastic or other foreign matter that doesn't belong in food.
Using synchronized sidewalls on a DynaClean conveyor offers improved control and containment of small or fragile food products.
It may sound like a boring topic, but without packaging, more food would be wasted. Granted, food waste is already at critical levels, with more than 30 percent of food in the U.S. being wasted annually, but packaging plays a positive role in this equation.
A bourbon theft ring targeting the Buffalo Trace and Wild Turkey distilleries operated for years as a lucrative business, involving tens of thousands of dollars in whiskey, and the scheme began to unravel only when stolen barrels were discovered behind a shed, officials said.
The USDA announced that Massachusetts-based sausage maker Kayem Foods is recalling more than 59,000 pounds of Sweet Apple Chicken Sausage. The product is sold at Trader Joe's stores nationwide.
To thank Hawaii for being the country's number one consumer of Spam, the brand will add a new flavor to the rainbow of canned meat options available in the state's grocery store aisles.
There is tremendous potential for the use of IoT in many unusual and novel ways, as well as continued potential for inclusion of products and technologies which actually pre-date the phrase and formed the basis for its inception.
Nestlé USA announced today that all of its 23 factories – spanning confections, dairy, frozen and refrigerated meals, ice cream, baking ingredients, and beverages – are now landfill-free, contributing zero waste for disposal.
Several large food companies, including Kellogg, Unilever, PepsiCo, Starbucks, Nestlé and Mars, will send representatives to Washington this week to urge Congress to combat climate change.
Agriculture can be both a victim and a cause of climate change, say global warming experts. But new sustainable strategies that can help farming adapt to hotter conditions may help reduce agriculture’s carbon footprint, too.
In its first report on trafficking around the world, the U.S. criticized Thailand as a hub for labor abuse. Yet 14 years later, seafood caught by slaves on Thai boats is still slipping into the supply chains of major American stores and supermarkets.
Maximizing supply chain flexibility and managing multiple supply chain configurations is becoming paramount, especially as the increasing use of online channels is forcing supply chain managers to reduce their response times and fill smaller, more personalized customer orders.
The USDA is working on a vaccine to counter a deadly strain of bird flu, as losses to poultry producers mount. A pure "seed strain" would target the H5N2 virus — which has already cost Midwest turkey and chicken producers more than 6.7 million birds since early March.
The European Union has started legislative work that would allow individual nations to ban the imports of genetically modified crops even if approved by the food safety authority of the 28-nation bloc.
The maker of Sprite, Dasani, Powerade and other drinks said its global volume rose 1 percent, reflecting gains in both soda and non-carbonated drinks.
Many Lean warehouse teams start out with great intentions, implementing changes that improve processes and increase efficiency. But then, slowly over time, the newness wanes and they lose momentum. While this is not uncommon, it’s extremely important that managers take notice and take action.