As food companies continue to deploy practices and systems to ensure they are compliant with the FSMA many are obtaining SQF certification from the Safe Quality Food Institute.

Organizations that have relied on spreadsheets and manual record-keeping will find it hard to stay both compliant and competitive without some deploying some sort of traceability software. Often ‘traceability’ is a module or feature of larger safety management or ERP software packages. The market has plenty of systems to choose from. Below is a list of some of the software packages that help food companies meet the three primary goals of a food traceability program.