High-profile outbreaks of food poisoning in recent years have undermined public confidence in the nation's food supply. The centralization of food production and distribution and the rapid growth of imports have made our food chain more vulnerable to outbreaks of food-borne illness. Furthermore, the nature of today's globally extended supply chains mean that contamination can turn up in more products, more quickly than in the past, causing outbreaks affecting large numbers of people. In line with this changing landscape, recently passed legislation will be an important step in updating America's food safety laws. Read more about our perspective.
How will it impact your business?
By going beyond the standards in the new legislation, food companies have the opportunity to increase consumer and investor trust and loyalty and ultimately gain a competitive advantage.
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