The World Health Organization estimates that foodborne illness occurs in 600 million people, and is fatal to 420,000 people worldwide each day.1 These statistics alone make the ability to take measures to prevent, detect, and mitigate food safety risks a top priority throughout the supply chain. Both IoT and big data are proving their effectiveness in ensuring food safety.
Ensuring Food Safety in Assisted Living Facilities
The majority of the millions of people in assisted living facilities are adults 65 years of age or older.1 In addition to the medical care and living assistance these facilities provide, the major service they offer is healthy, dietary appropriate meals for the seniors. This age group is at a significantly increased risk of contracting foodborne illness, which for them can be fatal.
2024 Food Safety Monitoring Predictions
Food safety assurance through proper handling practices and temperature monitoring is more important than ever, which is something underscored by the new food traceability rule from the FDA announced in March 2023.
How AI Is Changing Food & Product Safety Across Industries
AI is experiencing a surge in popularity. More research and investment is going into AI than ever before and all industries are being transformed by this technology. Here’s how food safety is changing across the industry and how it could affect you.
Artificial Intelligence & Food Safety
Artificial intelligence seems to be everywhere these days. With so many claims about its ability to solve a wide variety of issues, it was inevitable that the technology would be considered for the purposes of maintaining food safety. Is this a realistic idea and, if so, how close are we to using AI in the food system?