7 Risks in the Food Supply Chain that Compromise Customer Safety

Kimberly Carey Coffin

Kimberly Carey Coffin, Global Head of Food, Retail and Hospitality at SAI Global, discusses in Food & Beverage Magazine how the ever-increasing complexity of the food supply chain translates to ever increasing levels of risk and outlines seven supply chain integrity risks that could compromise customer safety in the food industry.

“The ever-increasing complexity of the food supply chain translates to ever increasing levels of risk, challenging an organisation’s ability to satisfy its customers in terms of quality, safety, integrity and continuity.

As an industry, we are particularly vulnerable when it comes to risks that can occur deep within those chains – like intentional and inadvertent adulteration, substitution, product mislabelling and cross contamination with both naturally occurring and foreign materials.” 

Kimberly Carey Coffin

Global Head of Food, Retail and Hospitality, SAI Global

Read the full article here.

Published July 2019

 


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About the Author

Kimberly Carey Coffin

Kimberly is Head of Food, Retail and Hospitality at SAI Global Assurance. She has extensive experience as a technical professional specialising in the development, implementation, assessment and training within the arena of business risk management systems, specifically as related to the control of food safety, product quality and legality.

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