The FDA has reorganized the agency’s information technology (IT), data management and cybersecurity functions into the new Office of Digital Transformation (ODT), which has been realigned to report directly to the FDA commissioner.
With automation and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), it’s now easier than ever to collect data and monitor production—all this in the name of managing food quality and food safety. But, with multiple sites and lines supplying data around the clock, any staff would be all but overwhelmed—without a direction in where to focus their process management efforts.
For most processors, traditional daily reports are compiled too late to be useful.
April 9, 2013
“Terabytes of data are spinning on our servers,” Dex Dutson, process control manager with ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston told attendees at ARC Advisory Group’s World Industry Forum held in Orlando in February.