Understanding Critical Tracking Events and Key Data Elements

This webcast covers the motivation behind improving product tracing, and provides attendees with a summary of IFT’s recommendations to FDA regarding effective product tracing systems. The concepts are demonstrated by showing examples of critical tracking events and key data elements for different food product supply chains.

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will identify the reasons product tracing is important to public health
  • Participants will understand the concept of critical tracking events and learn how to identify critical tracking events in their portion of the supply chain
  • Participants will explore the main types of key data elements that should be captured at various critical tracking events

Intended Audience(s): Food safety and supply chain professionals in industry, academia and government
Learning Level(s): Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
Non-Member Registration Fee: $ 75
Member Registration Fee: $ 55
Student Registration Fee: $ 25
Presentation Date: 02/15/11 12:00 PM
Duration: 75 minutes


Gale Prince, CFS

Jennifer C McEntire

Steven Duane Mavity