Tag Archives: S.510

Traceability – Getting on the front burner?

The senate passed finally s.510 last week, which is supposing the biggest overhaul of the nation’s food safety system in decades. Even though it has stalled due to clerical mistakes, I am confident that it will become final within a … Continue reading

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Food Traceability – I’m kind of done with it

I guess I’m not really done with it permanently, but for now I am. Over the past few weeks I wrote thoughts on different aspects of traceability. I came lately to the conclusion, that we will not get significant changes … Continue reading

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Food Traceability – the role of the consumer

A lot has been discussed about internal (in-plant) traceability, as well as external traceability. Legislators have been urged (by e.g. the Institute of Food Technologists) to work on mandated interoperable traceability systems, that allow us to locate any outbreaks much … Continue reading

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Food Traceability – Associations can take the lead!

I read this week an interesting article on The Packer, one of the leading magazines for the produce industry. Produce has been front and center or the upcoming legislation, the “enhanced food safety act HR.2749, passed” or “food safety modernization … Continue reading

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Food Traceability – The Road ahead!

Summer is over, the heat is on and I start writing again. I’m really glad that I subscribed to a blog of that ambulance chaser out of Seattle, WA who really keeps me in the loop on all major policy … Continue reading

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