Items Tagged with 'track and trace'


FSIS proposes ground meat tracking rule to enhance consumer protection

USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) proposed a rule this week requiring all official establishments and retail stores that grind raw beef for sale to maintain records tracing the source of meats used.

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Coding/verification unit

 An integrated system for carton serialization, the MG America ACE-CT400 coding and verification unit handles cartons ranging in size from 20 x 20 x 80mm to 120 x 80 x200mm at a maximum speed of 400/min.  

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Recalled beef distributed to Idaho schools

The product was delivered to 86 schools, but no problems have been reported.
The product was recalled because it contained small pieces of plastic.
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Frozen berry-linked Hepatitis A outbreak spreads

Hepatatis linked to the product has now been identified in 87 people in eight states.
Hepatatis linked to the product has now been identified in 87 people in eight states.
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GS1 US introduces new traceability readiness programs

Two programs cover seafood and dairy, deli and bakery.
Two programs cover seafood and dairy, deli and bakery.
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Dutch recall 50,000 tons of meat

Traceability concerns caused the recall.
Traceability concerns caused the recall.
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IFT report may aid in resolving foodborne illness outbreaks

A report to the Food and Drug Administration may help regulators resolve foodborne illness outbreaks earlier and enable the food industry to respond to them more quickly.

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Increasing complexity of the food chain demands improved management of supplier track and trace data

Tom Egan of PMMI discusses supplier track and trace with Food Engineering.

Is your track and trace operation suited to today’s supply web?

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Irish report says one company knew about horse meat contamination last year

QK Meats' first positive test for horse meat came in June, 2012.
QK Meats' first positive test for horse meat came in June, 2012.
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Bumble Bee expands recall over faulty seal

Loose seals could cause product contamination.
Loose seals could cause product contamination.
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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.


Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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2014 October

The October 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores companies that have successfully grappled with "the new business reality" and are coming to terms with it being here to stay. Also, read about the work going on behind the scenes to keep FSMA on track.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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