Tag Archives: Food Safety

Economics of Traceability

Food Safety News reported that we have by now 630 cases of Cyclospora infections in 22 states in a little over 2 months and the source of the outbreak has not been located yet with certainty. In addition, we had … Continue reading

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Horsemeat traceability

I have been following the news about the horsemeat scandal that has hit Europe over the last few weeks. I find the outrage as well as the potential remedies mostly funny, in any case completely detached from reality. We as … Continue reading

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XL Foods – The Limitations of Systems and Traceability

I have been working for 2 years with the XL Foods team on computer systems before I followed my passion for selling computer systems to the food industry again. It is of course saddening to see how this evolved and … Continue reading

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Efficient Food Safety Systems

About 15 years ago I wrote the first time about automation of food safety tasks using computer systems. My work at the time had been incorporated in a book called “ISO-9000 in der Prozesstechnik” (ISO 9000 in Process Industries). There … Continue reading

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FDA / IFT pilots – what needs to be defined!

Last week I may have been a little harsh with the officials at FDA and the people at IFT. I guess they cannot do anything different as they are being told by lawmakers. If lawmakers say that they cannot recommend … Continue reading

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