“This document can facilitate more balanced, effective, science-based, and cost-conscious policies," says the program director.
August 20, 2014
The Institute of Food Technologists' Global Food Traceability Center issued a guidance document on the best practices in food traceability. This document provides a comprehensive framework for six food industry sectors, including dairy.
Speed, accuracy and consistency are three metrics that managers of dairy processing plants should be measuring. An on-site dairy laboratory can play an important role in achieving high values in each of those metrics.
The goal is to have 80% of the milk supply covered within a year. So far, 68% of the supply is covered.
July 6, 2014
Seventeen U.S. dairy processors, accounting for 68% of U.S. milk production, have committed to voluntary best practices for enhanced dairy traceability established by the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy,
Issues like fall hazards and unguarded machinery are all violations dairy plants have been cited for in the last five years. We discuss how such events can be avoided and why worker safety should be top-of-mind.