From L-R: Bill Folkerts, Jeff Eastman and Jeff Moore

Dispatches from GFSI 2017 in Houston

Alchemy and USP partner to assess supply chain risk

By Joseph James Whitworth

Alchemy Systems and the US Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) are to collaborate to help companies assess supply chain risk and build systems to minimize food fraud.

Yesterday (August 8), the RSPO lifted the suspension imposed on the Malaysian palm oil supplier back on April 1. ©iStock

IOI starts long journey to win back major customers

By David Burrows

IOI took just four months to regain its certification by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), but convincing major customers to take it back could take much longer, according to experts and NGOs.

FQN at the SOFHT conference

dispatches from SOFHT Allergen conference

Industry experts identify allergen focus areas

By Joseph James Whitworth

The difference between validation and verification of cleaning, allergen risk assessment and confusion around ‘may contain’ labelling statements where some debated topics during an industry conference last week.


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