The 3 main objectives of modern food traceability systems
There’s more to it than just food safety
Traceability means the ability to record, track and verify a product’s history and location as it moves through a supply chain.
In late 2012 agents of the Food and Drug Administration paid a visit to a Castle Cheese factory in rural Pennsylvania. Acting on a tip, they found evidence that Castle Cheese Inc. was doctoring its 100 percent real Parmesan with cut-rate substitutes and such fillers as wood pulp and distributing it to some of the…