FDA Food Safety Modernization Act:The President signs the most sweeping over­haul of food-safety legislation since 1938
On January 4, 2011, President Obama signed into law the most sweeping overhaul of food safety legislation since 1938. The attached Point of View outlines some of the significant features of the new legislation and how it will impact industry companies.

Point of View: The Changing Food-Safety Landscape
Strengthening their food-safety cultures can help companies respond quickly to new requirements and expectations. In this second piece in the Food Safety POV Series, we discuss how a holistic approach combined with a strong food-safety culture can better position companies to address today’s changing environment.

Point of view: Exporting food to the US Point of View: Exporting food to the US
Exporting food to the US: US regulators take a risk-based approach to imported food.Stepped-up scrutiny by the US government could trigger higher standards and stronger incentives to ensure food safety.

2010 GMA/PwC financial performance report: Forging ahead in the new economy
The 14th annual financial performance report, developed by PwC and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), takes an in-depth look into how CPG companies are looking to thrive in today's age of constraint — through new approaches to performance management, navigating the changing regulatory environment, and leveraging new opportunities for innovation and expansion both domestically and globally. The 2010 report provides insight into these key industry issues, the actions that leading companies are undertaking, how organizations can benefit from innovation both domestically and globally, and also includes a robust financial performance analysis of the CPG industry.

From vulnerable to valuable: how integrity can transform a supply chain From vulnerable to valuable: how integrity can transform a supply chain
Companies reeling from supply chain breakdowns are discovering that aggressive cost cutting created new risks, as demonstrated by product recalls. In this publication, PwC discusses how companies can design and manage their supply chains to balance a competitive cost structure with investment in the future.