Regulatory activity, technology impact, and consumer-centricity are driving changes in food traceability.
Traceability can be viewed from the perspectives of record keeping, the physical commingling of product, and the challenges when several foods are vehicles for a common source of contamination.
The food industry requires an efficient method to trace food products back to their source; is blockchain that breakthrough technology?
To move forward in this new era of digital connectivity, the food industry must first understand how data are collected and transmitted.
By networking and connecting food supply chain players through shared access to financial, food safety, movement, traceability, and other data, a complete real-time view of the status of the food becomes possible.
The food supply chain reaches around the world; is your business compliant globally?
What is the future of global food traceability and what should we be doing about it?
What are your major challenges to successfully implementing food traceability? Find answers to overcoming these challenges here.
Learn how to take advantage of opportunities to enhance your traceability processes and respond to consumer demands for more transparency about the food they eat and its source.
When a foodborne outbreak occurs within the United States and the suspect product is one of foreign origin, government agencies and food producers must work together efficiently to identify the cause of the outbreak.
There are numerous reasons why every stakeholder in the global food supply needs to be thinking about traceability and why it’s important to them.
When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Coordinated Outbreak Response and Evaluation Network began operating in August 2011, it was structured to respond to foodborne illness outbreaks in three interdependent phases.
Why is traceability suddenly so important? It depends on who you talk to—public health, business, supply chain, consumers—all are key stakeholders in food traceability.
Traceability is the ability to verify the identity, history, location or application of an item by means of documented information about it.
Tracebacks are painstaking efforts that require investigators to be both detectives and scientists.
Traceability is designed to help food companies manage relationships, safeguard their food supply chains and protect their brands. But any supply relationship is fraught with risk. The answer? Transparency.
Traceback litigation usually follows one of two events—a recall or consumer-launched lawsuit. Can you guess how these epidemiological cases played out?
Just ahead of this week's Food Safety Summit, SafetyChain Software yesterday introduced the next-generation version of its food safety chain management system (FSCMS), SafetyChain for Food.
This article profiles the development of an electronic traceability system in widespread use throughout the seafood industry. Can it also work for your product?
GS1 Standards help the entire industry speak the same language to reduce confusion, errors and costs as well as improve the safety of our food supply.