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Food & BeverageSeptember 16, 2019

Local Ingredients, Global Distribution

Before the large-scale food economy was established, food items were locally grown and locally sold, with consumers knowing exactly from where and whom the ingredients they were eating came. Today, this is no longer the case.

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Automated ManufacturingSeptember 5, 2019

What’s Happening on Your Factory Floor?

In a high-volume manufacturing environment, the factory floor is where all of the action happens. It is on the factory floor that items arrive as components and leave as...

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Food & BeverageJuly 23, 2019

Before the Recall

Imagine this: a major food recall was just made public. There is an immediate consumer response to purge any and all goods produced by the brand—regardless of the fact...

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ComplianceJune 27, 2019

Spoiled or Safe?

Often dubbed “the most infamous food poison outbreak in contemporary history,” the 1993 Jack in the Box E. coli outbreak marked a critical change in the government’s regulation of...

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Secure PrintingJune 13, 2019

Product Security, Squared

It’s no secret your supply chain is under attack. But do you know where the compromise is lurking and, most importantly, how to stop it?

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TechnologyMay 30, 2019

One in a Billion

There are roughly 329 million people in the United States of America, the third most populated country in the world. And yet, the total U.S. population is eclipsed by...

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Food & BeverageMay 22, 2019

Frontline Insights on Food Safety

At Ashton Potter, we’ve made it our mission to always remain on top of food and beverage’s toughest challenges and priorities. Yet, in today’s food and beverage landscape, such...

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TechnologyApril 30, 2019

Above and Beyond Product Security

In the modern manufacturing environment, an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is a must-have in order to successfully scale and optimize operations. As a business process tool built to...

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Secure PrintingApril 15, 2019

Labels Assured, Products Secured

In 1982, a string of cyanide-laced Tylenol capsules left seven individuals dead, shaking consumer trust in the safety of consumable goods, and ultimately, revolutionizing the security labels industry.

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Supply ChainMarch 22, 2019

Going the Extra Mile

In today’s customer-centered reality, goods make several stops on their way to their final destination. But what is their final destination, exactly? Is a good’s journey over when it...

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SecurityMarch 3, 2019

Better with Blockchain

One staff meeting, Frank Yiannas, Vice President of Food Safety at Walmart, placed a pack of mangos on the table and charged the food safety group to trace back...

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