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Research Spotlight: NCFPD Information Sharing Research 2014-15

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Information sharing is essential in identifying and mitigating threats against the homeland and in minimizing adverse health and economic consequences in response to food safety and defense events.  The concept is simple, however sharing of information demands resources and is often challenged by the technical, legal, and political barriers.  NCFPD is currently conducting research in three areas to facilitate improved information sharing among the individuals, agencies, and companies.

Meet NCFPD: Jenni Sullivan, Human Resources Manager

Monday, March 9, 2015

Jenni Sullivan is currently NCFPD’s Human Resources Manager. Jenni started at NCFPD in an administrative role 8 years ago while the Center was still on the Minneapolis campus. Her roles continued to shift and evolve on the operations team and she is now working specifically in human resources due to our rapid staffing growth and ever-expanding resource needs.

FOOD FRAUD: Food Safety, Authenticity and Global Supply Chain Integrity

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Intentional deception using food for economic gain, or food fraud, has been an ongoing challenge for the food and drink industry since the beginning of time. However, as the global supply chain continues to grow, and becomes more and more complex, so too do the stakes for everyone linked to this chain from manufacturers, retailers, and raw ingredient suppliers to regulators and the consumer.