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Food Industry News Roundup for Week of Sept. 20

Britanny Saunier named next executive director of Partnership for Food Safety Education, USDA announced new investments and more news from the week.

September 25, 2021

The nonprofit Partnership for Food Safety Education (PFSE) selected Saunier, former current director of development, to succeed Shelley Feist, who recently resigned after 18 years.

The new website includes a more traditional company homepage, more images and graphics, updated information and enhanced organization of content.

The Department of Agriculture highlighted $5 billion in planned investments and several steps it has taken to advance the goals of ending hunger and malnutrition and building more sustainable, resilient and inclusive food systems.

Consumer Goods Forum Releases Report Centered on Combating Deforestation
The new report from the organization's Forest Positive Coalition of Action aims to provide a comprehensive overview of how the group is working to drive transformation in the production and supply of four key commodities: palm oil; soy; paper, pulp and fiber-based packaging; and beef.

Webinar: Using Automation to Build a Sustainable Food Safety Culture & Consistent Hygiene SOPs Across Your OrganizationIn this webinar, Meritech's chief technology officer Paul Barnhill and Director of Corporate Success Alison Smith discuss how corporations and individual food production facilities are using automated handwashing stations to build consistency across plant and organization SOPs.