Welcome to Hot Source, the new food industry newsletter that provides you with the latest supply chain news. Written and researched by industry experts, our editorial will keep you up to date with regulatory news, emerging markets, industry developments and case studies focusing on food quality, safety and sustainability.

From testing and selecting the best crops, partnering with the best manufacturers and processors, transporting products safely and selling to consumers, Hot Source covers the issues you should be aware of. In this first issue we look at the regulatory requirements and updates to FSSC 22000, the US Food Safety Modernisation Act and HACCP Re-validation. We also cover the issues surrounding both viruses and arsenic in food, and review India’s developing food safety standards, as well as its potential for food sourcing and retailing.

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