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Business risks in product recalls

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Traceability is complex and challenging. Everyday, product recalls occur due to quality and sanitary issues.

A product recall is damaging for a company as well regarding its brand image as consumers' confidence in its products. Product recalls are also expensive operations; considering both direct impacted losses and future indirect losses. When a sanitary alert or quality default has been identified, short term actions are crucial. Knowledge of the recalled products is very important. Being aware of the products origins, the batch number, the stock location, and the distribution channel used are key elements when a recall appears. A clear accurate and up to date traceability process is a way to reduce quality problems and better manage a recall.

This graphic shows the risks and impacts companies are most afraid of when recalls occur:

 

risks and impacts in products recalls

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Expand product shelf-life and inform consumers with “smart” packaging

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In the food industry, packaging has always been a very important part of the product. It's primary function is to contain and protect food therein, ease storage and transportation and also to communicate and market the product.

With new regulation, packaging must also clearly indicate quality and composition requirements such as ingredients list, allergens and certifications attached to the product, depending on local, national and global regulatory requirements.

Economic downturn and harsh competition make food manufacturers focus on innovation. R&D teams are always thinking of new formula, new concept, new size etc. Innovation is the best way to differentiate, keep margins high and expand market shares. Product innovation is also about packaging.

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Why improving collaboration with suppliers is so important?

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To overcome today’s challenges, smart retailers are taking a more focused look at collaborating with their supplier, seeing them as partners. A successful retailer-supplier collaboration can help smooth pressures along the product lifecycle. A strong partnership brings products to market faster, reduce costs, increase sales and market share, while maximizing ROI for both parties.

Main reasons to improve collaboration are:

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Rfi & Lascom

RFI, LLC selects Lascom to better forecast new product costs

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RFI, LLC, U.S developer of natural innovative ingredients, selects Lascom to better forecast new product costs while innovating and easing certification processes

Lascom today announced that its CPG Solution has been selected by field-to-formula driven, natural products company, RFI, LLC to facilitate its demanding certification process and assist R&D teams in new product development.

San Diego, September 22, 2015 Lascom works with local and global companies to help them to better manage new product development (NPD), product specifications consistency and product lifecycle (PLM).

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Manage customers' complaints

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By speaking out when they believe they have not received their money's worth, consumers give businesses an opportunity to correct the immediate problem and restore goodwill. Experience shows that consumers who complain about products and services continue to frequent the businesses and buy the products they complain about if they believe the complaint was resolved fairly.

When consumers send a complaint to retailers, they expect a follow-up with some sort of claim traceability.

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Residue Levels

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In the food industry, chemicals are routinely used to sanitize and disinfect product contact surfaces. These chemicals provide a necessary and required step to ensure that the foods produced and consumed are as free as possible from microorganisms that can cause foodborne illness.

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Food color: To more natural alternatives?

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R&D management

A color additive is any dye, pigment or substance which when added or applied to a food or beverage is able of imparting color.
FDA is responsible for regulating all color additives to ensure that foods containing color additives are safe to eat or drink, contain only approved ingredients and are accurately labeled.

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Monin, Leader in Syrups For Professionals, Selects Lascom For Global Product Portfolio Management

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Monin, Leader in Syrups For Professionals, Selects Lascom For Global Product Portfolio Management

Product Lifecycle Management Solution Supports Global Product Management and Development Operations.

Lascom today announced that Monin, a global leader in premium syrups,
has selected its CPG Solution to manage its extensive and dynamic
product portfolio.

“Monin is the brand of choice for creative beverage professionals.
Our strong and proactive innovation strategy, covering 140 countries, is
one of the key factors in our continued success,” said Gislene Da Silva
Razavet, R&D Group Director of Monin.”Our global product
development and management operations expose us to a complex sets
regulatory exposures and Lascom PLM is an important support to manage
these quickly and effectively. “

 

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