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Smart Steps to Peak Traceability

Creating an effective road map to advance your food traceability program is key to overcoming data, process, and stakeholder challenges.

By Julie Bricher
Smart Steps to Peak Traceability

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Although the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Food Traceability Rule (FSMA 204) does not require compliance from companies making or handling items not included on the Food Traceability List (FTL) of higher risk foods, it does aim to spur end-to-end traceability throughout the food industry. And that goal, while lofty, not only makes sense when it comes to improving food safety systems to protect public health, but also is just good business, says Jason Richardson, vice president, globa…

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Julie Bricher is Science and Tech editor of Food Technology magazine ([email protected]).

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