Tag Archives: Traceability

COOL is here to stay, deal with it!

Freedom of speech is considered one of the greatest freedoms in the United States. Unfortunately people, especially lawyers, like to use this as an excuse to fight anything that people claim and do. Right or wrong does not really matter, … Continue reading

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Online is not always better than offline

I ran across an interesting article on one of my favorite meat media, TheMeatSite. It was about Tesco rolling out a new QR code in Thailand. You may now start asking plenty of questions, especially why a British retailer picks … Continue reading

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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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New Technology for meat processors

I was surprised by the recent number of innovations and changes that came out AFTER IFFA was over. Of course, a trade show like that triggers a lot of innovation. But some things where launched independent of the trade show. … 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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