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Building Food Safety Across the Supply Chain: Notes from the Food Safety Summit 2018

May 25 2018
May 25 2018

The Food Safety Summit celebrated its 20th anniversary this year in Chicago, with a focus on food safety in the supply chain. From growers all the way to retailers, a common thread across the “chain” was the importance of employee engagement at all levels to ensure food safety.

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Topics: Food Safety, Industry Conferences

2018 NSC Annual Conference Focuses on Safety Programs

Posted by Holly Mockus

Apr 30 2018
Apr 30 2018

As a member of the National Safety Council (NSC), I was excited to attend NSC’s annual Southern Safety Conference & Expo. We got to showcase our newest workplace safety products that feature what we’ve been working on — and where we’re headed in the future. It was a fun chance to catch up with industry partners and show Alchemy’s support to the safety industry!

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Topics: Industry Conferences

Innovations in Food Safety at GFSI Tokyo

Mar 26 2018
Mar 26 2018

We saw a real revolution underway at this year’s GFSI’s Global Food Safety Conference in Tokyo. Recent innovations in data and technology are making it possible for food companies to create more effective methods of advancing food safety. Likewise, customers are using technology to their advantage. They’re no longer passive in their purchases, and have become more empowered to make informed buying decisions and influence others.

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Topics: Food Safety, Industry Conferences

FSMA Implementation Challenges, Illness Investigation Logistics Feature at the Food Safety Summit

Posted by Holly Mockus

May 19 2017
May 19 2017

1,700 attendees and nearly 200 exhibitors converged on suburban Chicago’s Stevens Convention Center May 8–11 for the 2017 Food Safety Summit. Alchemy participated in force, meeting with fellow food safety advocates to emphasize the need for food companies to provide their employees with the knowledge and confidence to take smart action and prevent food safety incidents.

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Topics: Food Safety, Compliance, Industry Conferences

Sessions Gems from BRC’s Food Safety Americas 2017

Apr 17 2017
Apr 17 2017

Alchemy headed to the British Retail Consortium’s Food Safety Americas conference April 4-5 in Orlando to network and learn more about the ongoing challenges and emerging opportunities in the fight for food safety. The conference agenda was packed with excellent presentations as usual. Here are some of the highlights:

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Topics: Food Safety, Compliance, Industry Conferences

Executive Leadership, Technology, and Frontline Worker Knowledge Loom Large at the Global Food Safety Conference 2017

Posted by Jeff Eastman

Mar 10 2017
Mar 10 2017

More than 1,000 attendees from 60 countries met in Houston at the Global Food Safety Conference to share ideas and insights regarding the need to embrace food safety culture from the very top of every food organization. C-suite executives were among the participants in sessions advocating leveraging the Global Food Safety Initiative for growth, regardless of a company’s position in the supply chain.

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Topics: Industry Conferences

3 Big Session Takeaways from the 2016 Food Safety Consortium

Posted by Kurt Bauer

Dec 28 2016
Dec 28 2016

At the 2016 Food Safety Consortium, food safety and quality assurance professionals and regulatory officials summited in Schaumberg, Illinois in early December for panel discussions, individual presentations, roundtables, workshops, and training programs to address a variety of food safety challenges. Laura Dunn Nelson, Kristin Kastrup, and Haley Riscen attended and exhibited for Alchemy and returned with three key takeaways from meeting sessions.

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Topics: Industry Conferences

Key Insights from the 2016 SQF International Conference

Posted by Kurt Bauer

Nov 1 2016
Nov 1 2016

The 2016 edition of the SQF International Conference provided attendees with the opportunity to prepare for the upcoming SQF Code Edition 8 and collaborate with their food safety peers. Upwards of 800 food safety professionals attended 70+ sessions, workshops, and breakouts. Following are a handful of the most important insights from the conference.

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Topics: Industry Conferences

Top 4 Lessons Learned at the National Retail Federation Protect Conference

Posted by Kelsey Inkol

Jun 30 2016
Jun 30 2016

The National Retail Federation (NRF) Protect conference is the largest retail and restaurant loss prevention event in North America. This year NRF’s conference provided a wealth of peer to peer interaction, experience sharing, and the opportunity to learn from the best. While there was a wealth of information offered, a few lessons we learned stood out. So here we'll share our top four takeaways.

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Topics: Industry Conferences

5 Sessions You Won’t Want to Miss at 2015 SQF International Conference

Posted by Tara Guthrie

Oct 27 2015
Oct 27 2015

Kicking off November, food industry professionals of all types, backgrounds, and levels will descend upon Indianapolis, Indiana for the SQF International Conference. Most will be on a mission of returning home with new expertise to help their companies be best in class for food safety.

There will a wide variety of activities to choose from at the SQF International Conference such as:  how to prevent food fraud, creating a food safety culture, measuring ROI, and identifying missteps in the CAPA process. In addition, attendees may choose from a variety of workshops including an extensive overview and evaluation of the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) final rules, as well as training and compliance issues.

With so much to choose from, we know many may be wondering how to determine what sessions are a must-see. We recommend you pick based on your company’s business objectives, but this carefully curated list may help you get a jump start on planning.

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Topics: Industry Conferences

IAFP 2015 Takeaway: Sustained Food Safety Culture

Posted by Tara Guthrie

Aug 21 2015
Aug 21 2015

I believe many IAFP attendees would be in agreement that the core of any food safety system starts with preventative controls and environmental monitoring. That's why Alchemy pulled together a panel of some of the industry's finest to lend their expertise on  Environmental Monitoring: a preventative control requiring the closed loop method of food safety education at this year’s IAFP Conference in Portland, Oregon. 

Pamela Wilger of Cargill, and Laura Dunn Nelson of Alchemy moderated the session which featured Dr. John Butts of Land O’ Frost, Holly Mockus of Alchemy, and Miriam Eisenberg of Ecolab. In case you couldn’t be there, here’s a breakdown of the session’s key takeaways.

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Topics: Industry Conferences

IAFP Conference: Observing the Future of Food Safety Education

Posted by Holly Mockus

Aug 10 2015
Aug 10 2015

I recently attended the annual IAFP (International Association of Food Protection) conference in Portland, OR. I can honestly say this conference really improves each year. Portland was a beautiful city to host this event and the wide variety of topics discussed did not disappoint. From the latest in research, to food fraud to sanitary design, to recent industry events, to updates on regulation – there was an abundance of information to stimulate the mind of every stakeholder in attendance.

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Topics: Industry Conferences

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