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Supply ChainJune 4, 2021

(Not a) Total Recall

Recalls are one of the most damaging threats a company can face. A single recall can have widespread implications for customer safety and consumer trust, and can cost millions to resolve if impacted products cannot be isolated and removed. Take, for instance, the 2008 Peanut Corporation of America (PCA)...

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TechnologyMay 12, 2021

Why Forensic Traceability?

When it comes to managing the global supply chain, businesses face no shortage of obstacles—from upholding compliance standards to ensuring quality is maintained at scale, and protecting products from...

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ComplianceApril 7, 2021

Trustworthy Traceability

In 2011, the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law and became the most sweeping reform of United States food safety law in over 70 years. A...

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Food & BeverageMarch 16, 2020

Prioritizing Quality & Quantity | A Quality-first Approach

We’ve all heard the cliché, “quality over quantity.” Emphasizing that quantity cannot come at the expense of quality, this age-old saying is particularly poignant in today’s global reality, where...

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TechnologyFebruary 27, 2020

The Uphill Battle to Consumer Trust

Consumer trust and product transparency are two sides of the same coin. Studies have shown that when evaluating top factors to consider when making a purchase, trust  nearly surpasses...

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Automated ManufacturingFebruary 4, 2020

The Sum of Its Parts

A product’s integrity is based on its weakest component. If a single component is compromised, an entire product’s integrity falls into question, leading to concerns in regard to potential...

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Secure PrintingJanuary 10, 2020

The Evolution of Security Printing

The product label has been a constant in packaging for nearly a century. And yet, its contents and purpose has evolved radically since its initial introduction. As the go-to...

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SecurityDecember 19, 2019

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Counterfeiting

‘Tis the season for shopping, with millions of consumers turning to e-commerce sites during the holiday season to place orders. This year, Cyber Monday reached a record-breaking $9.4 billion...

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Food & BeverageDecember 3, 2019

The Quality Conundrum

According to consumers surveyed by The Center for Food Integrity, food safety is the fifth most concerning of all ‘life issues’ for individuals—just behind the state of the U.S....

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SecurityNovember 21, 2019

The Cost of the Counterfeit

The global counterfeiting market is expected to reach a grand total of $1.82 trillion by 2020, resulting in significant loss for the millions of companies affected. The continued rise...

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Automated ManufacturingNovember 4, 2019

What’s Your Industry 4.0 Approach?

Industry 4.0—a fourth industrial revolution that marries advanced manufacturing techniques with the Internet of Things (IoT) to unleash factory-wide data for greater insight and control—presents transformative benefits for the...

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