Dr. John Ryan is the president of RyanSystems.com and holds a Ph.D. in research and statistical methods. For more than 25 years, he has implemented quality control systems for international corporations in the United States and around the world. He has recently retired from his position as the administrator for the Hawaii State Department of Agriculture's Quality Assurance Division where he headed up Hawaii’s commodity inspection, food safety certification and measurement standards service groups. His latest book published is “Guide to Food Safety During Transportation: Controls, Standards and Practices” is now offered by Elsevier Press who will also soon publish his newest book on “Food Fraud”. Dr. Ryan’s company, RyanSystems.com trains and consults with companies needing to establish and maintain high performance food safety and quality systems.
Food waste is a well-recognized issue throughout the food supply chain. Loss estimates run anywhere from 30% to 50%. Water, fertilizer, manpower, facility overhead costs, delivery/planting/production/storage and delivery, carbon emissions, environmental pollution, and other food production expenses are lost along with the food that cannot be consumed.Food waste, as defined by the U.N.’s Food and Agriculture..
The need for GMO labeling has been a hot topic for over 15 years. Scientific inquiry regarding the safety of GMO products has generated more questions that have been answered and has added fuel to the controversy.After extensive review and industry input, the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Law) PL114-216) was signed into law on July 2016. The rules impact many types of food including beer, dai..
This session is designed for any food industry supply chain players who rely on transportation delivery controls. Air Cargo, trucking, rail, freight forwarders, shippers and others in the food supply chain are key players in the transportation of temperature and humidity-controlled food goods and can benefit financially from offering sanitary and value-added sensor technology to their service packages. The ..