Editor's Plate

Dave Fusaro has been at the helm of several industry magazines throughout his career. Read what he has to say in his monthly columns.


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Editor's Plate: Wade Into AI With Us

Feb. 28, 2024
Dip your toes into artificial intelligence at your own pace and you should enjoy the water.
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Editor's Plate: The Most Important Change at FDA

Jan. 30, 2024
There are many proposals and suggestions for the evolving Human Foods Program, but the most critical one should be speed.
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Editor's Plate: ChatGPT Wrote This Column

Oct. 2, 2023
It's both scary and intriguing how well it came up with 550 relevant words on 'food safety.'
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What ChatGPT Wrote About Food Safety

Oct. 2, 2023
As promised in October's Editors' Plate, here is the artificial intelligence platform's full article on food safety.
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Editor's Plate: 2022 Was a Year of Financial Extremes for Food and Beverage Companies

Aug. 18, 2023
Some processors did extraordinarily well and some could not navigate the rough seas, according to the data in our just-published 2023 Top 100 list and report.
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Editor's Plate: Food Price Increases Are Testing Consumer Loyalty

May 9, 2023
Surveys show consumers are willing to abandon brand loyalty for lower prices. Editor in Chief Dave Fusaro ponders in his May editorial: How long can the largest food and beverage...
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Editor's Plate: Two Things I Learned at Natural Products Expo West

April 12, 2023
‘Greenhushing’ can keep you from doing the right thing; Unstuck asks you to do more.
Job Candidates
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Editor's Plate: Food Companies Should Hire the High-Tech Unemployed

March 3, 2023
With so many layoffs in the technology world, maybe food plant jobs are looking attractive.
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Editor’s Plate: Is a New FDA in the Offing?

Feb. 16, 2023
We'll see if the promised creation of the Human Foods Program solves the agency's problems.
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Editor's Plate: New Year, New Challenges, New Look

Jan. 13, 2022
Pandemic be damned, we're looking forward to a prosperous 2022; so should you.
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Editor's Plate: Looks Like a Happy New Year Looms

Dec. 7, 2021
Despite some recent anxiety, the food & beverage industry enters 2022 looking strong.
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Editor's Plate: Feeding America Needs Your Surplus Products

Nov. 8, 2021
It's a win-win-win: Move unsalables, get a tax benefit and help hungry people.
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Editor’s Plate: U.S. Will Lead on Cultured Meats

Oct. 19, 2021
There’s been more government activity and involvement than is apparent.