Surviving a total recall— your biggest threat to food and beverage profitability
Understanding food and beverage manufacturing
compliance and traceability.
According to global law firm Clyde & Co, there’s an increasing number of food product alerts. Looking at EU data, it discovered food alerts had risen from 10 in 1995, to 519 serious alerts in 2013.
There’s a rising trend in recalls and an increasingly high level of government interest. Clyde & Co has attributed this to a range of factors, including an improved ability to detect food contamination and persistent issues with undeclared allergens in food.
Consumers might be the biggest factor driving this change. For example, many millennials want the businesses they buy food and drink from to be socially responsible and ethical. Thus, they’re asking more questions about where products are produced, and how.