Posts from the "Traceability" category
Stephanie Neil / Automation World: Farmers and manufacturers are turning to automation for prevention-based control throughout the supply chain. The technology will help them comply with the looming deadlines of the Food Safety Modernization Act. On a little farm in Peterborough, N.H., students are using advanced sensor instrumentation in a greenhouse growing tomatoes to collect valuable data around the taste and quality of the fruit.
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FreshPlaza: Asian food manufacturers have been tapping into growing demand for Japanese products by mislabeling local goods to make them appear authentic. A survey of products sold in six Asian cities by Japanâ€™s Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ministry found 927 items confirmed as being falsely labelled as being Japanese.Read Article →
The Packer: If there is a â€œHoly Grailâ€ of produce safety, it is a kill step that would remove any threat of pathogens on fresh produce.Read Article →
Stuff Business Day: In short, New Zealand producers and exporters need to get really serious about the “T” word. Traceability in its fullest sense: The capacity to track and trace every batch of a product (and perhaps every item in the batch) for rapid recall if needed, and to provide discerning consumers with all the answers about the product when it is on offer to them.
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A masterclass was hosted in Hobart on 30 November 2016 by two food safety research centresâ€” the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture Food Safety Centre, and the Fresh Produce Safety Centre Australia & New Zealand.Read Article →
Seattle Times: Like most merchants, the worldâ€™s largest retailer struggles to identify and remove food thatâ€™s been recalled. When a customer becomes ill, it can take days to identify the product, shipment and vendor.Read Article →
Food Safety Magazine: There are many challenges to the successful implementation of food traceability. The Global Food Traceability Center has identified the following commonly encountered issues that are faced when trying to execute food traceability…Read Article →