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Moving from reaction to prediction through emerging data technologies

Nowadays, we’re hearing more and more about retailers and food outlets selling out of date food. Food recalls have also been increasing over the past two decades – in 2009, there were just over 4,000 recalls incidents but last year, the number is more than double, to nearly 9,000 incidents globally (food recalls & border rejections) according to BigDataGrapes data.

Visually driven decision support tools for viticulture

Decision Support Tools/Systems (DSSs) are designed to assist users in decision-making scenarios that call for the processing of highly complex data. Examples of such a decision-making scenario include weather prediction, irrigation, yield prediction, and so on. In the field of agriculture, various state-of-the-art DSSs are being used by different stakeholders such as farmers, advisers, and policymakers to facilitate such activities.

Food Protection Pilot presentation at 13th China International Food Safety & Quality (CIFSQ) Conference

China International Food Safety & Quality Conference + Expo is the largest event of its kind in the Asia Pacific region addressing the key issues for strengthening food protection. From testing to tracing to inspection and certification. CIFSQ Conference managed to bring together high-level regulators, scientists, academia and industry executives from the global food safety community. 

Presentation of the BigDataGrapes project at the China International Food Safety & Quality (CIFSQ) Conference

The 13th annual China International Food Safety & Quality (CIFSQ) Conference is an important top-level event that brings together food safety professionals across China and from around the world for two intensive days of learning and networking.  The event will be held on 30-31 of October in Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing, Beijing, China. An educational program features a distinguished faculty of regulatory, scientific, academic and industry leaders who are putting food safety into action.