Food Traceability Solutions

Posted Aug 11, 2011 3:23:41 PM by DecisionPoint Team & filed under

barcoded-tomato1-300x262Last week, the news of 1 death and 77 illnesses were linked to salmonella-tainted turkey. According to various media sources, this was the third largest meat recall in history. Incidents such as this are prompting consumers to question where their food has come from and its safety. Food traceability solutions help producers meet the demand for this information and provide full visibility into the source, destination and handlers of goods. Bar code and RFID technologyenable detailed traceability that minimizes the impact of outbreaks. Recalls can be pinpointed to exact lot or batch numbers and facilities. In addition to public safety, food traceability bar code systems also provide benefits such as:

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