By Judith Kirkness
Supply chain traceability for food refers to:
For some food items supply chain traceability is already well-established. But for most foods we still have a long way to go.
How feasible supply chain traceability is generally depends on the length of the supply chain, how well connected the links in the chain are, and how complicated the processing of the item is. Each manufacturer in the chain needs to have one-up and one-down traceability. Then, there must be a way of pulling these details together from those who touch that product along its lifecycle.