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Tue, 03/22/2016

The United States’ shifting approach to ethanol and other biofuels is a case study in short-sighted decision making.

Mon, 03/07/2016

MIT’s Alexis Bateman writes that vertical integration is gaining favor as companies address quality and sustainability, but it also demands a close look at business priorities

Sun, 11/01/2015

The ability to track and trace products is fundamental to sound supply chain management. Traceability affects supply chain efficiency, product safety and security, managing deep tier risks, on-time delivery performance, troubleshooting customer issues, controlling costs, and regulatory...

Thu, 08/27/2015

The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed legislation that would remove state-level authority to require companies to show when a food product contains genetically-modified organisms, or GMOs. 

Officially called the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, the bill is the result of a...

Thu, 04/30/2015

Large United States food companies are said to be trying—but finding it difficult—to meet consumer demands to cut unsustainable palm oil from its supply chain. 

Wed, 04/29/2015

The roster of food companies that want to eliminate palm oil from their products is getting longer. But actually reaching that goal will require an enormous effort across their supply chains.

“Once a company goes into the palm oil supply chain, it gets incredibly complex," says Alexis...