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Features: ‘Boat-to-Plate’ Traceability
With a global quality hub, the seafood industry can verify product quality on the boat, at the fishery, with the at-sea and land processors, and at the distributor
Implementing a well-delineated color-coded system is one of the most effective and straightforward ways of preventing cross contamination and maintaining good hygiene.
One of the best ways facilities can prevent food-related contamination is to limit the amount of time products spend in transit and on the dock by utilizing a yard and dock management system.
By focusing on prevention rather reaction, FSQA professionals minimize costs and delays along the supply chain
Departments: IT Solutions for Food Safety Management
IT can help manage the mound of information it takes to remain compliant with new food safety legislation.
Departments: How Green Is My Package?
Life-cycle analysis according to ISO 14040 guidelines is vital to ensuring pro-environment claims.
Departments: Minimize Risk in Food Automation Systems
Follow these best practices to minimize risk and ensure success in installing or upgrading an automation system in your food plant.
All too frequently, a story appears about tainted food that has traveled through the supply chain undetected until it causes illness and triggers a costly recall. This scenario not only puts the health of the consumer at risk but is also invariably expensive and can destroy a company’s reputation.
Imagine pointing your smart phone at a head of lettuce in the grocery store and having the phone tell you what farm the lettuce came from and the date the produce arrived in the grocery store. What if your phone could even tell you what temperatures the lettuce was exposed to in transit? If various sectors of the industry got on the same wavelength, consumers could stay healthier by tapping into a robust database of vital information.
Consumer information has helped understand outbreaks.