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Safe to move

Food safety risks are rising, it’s time for action


With increased globalization, public awareness and media scrutiny, and changing government regulations, food safety has become a hot button issue for consumers and industry alike. Critical cases of food contamination and other dangers have become common place in the industry landscape, forcing a closer look at the food and beverage industry, from the farm to the shelf.

Companies are tasked with navigating this complex issue to ensure the safety of their business and their consumers. It is with this in mind that Deloitte developed Safe to move, a new report that examines the issue of food safety and provides a comprehensive approach to help companies achieve their business objectives and manage food safety risks. Deloitte’s holistic approach includes the following steps:

  1. Assessing your company’s capabilities for preventing and responding to food safety threats
  2. Building the governance, skills, processes and systems to improve those food safety capabilities
  3. Monitoring risks and trends on a regular basis, adjusting the food safety program to address significant changes in an ever changing

This paper offers insight into the changing landscape of the industry, to help companies learn how to, not only adapt to an increasingly complex issue, but to surpass expectation and protect their corporate brand.

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