Aquaculture Stewardship Council Pioneers Digital Traceability for Shrimp Through Its Key Data Elements Project

Digital supply chain traceability of Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certified shrimp products has become a reality, thanks to ASC’s Key Data Elements (KDE) project. By harnessing the power of technology to improve visibility of each product’s route to market, retailers will have a higher level of programme assurance through increased farm origin and supply chain data transparency.

Affiliated Foods, Inc. Takes Leading Position on Food Traceability

May 8, 2023 ReposiTrak

Affiliated Foods, Inc., a major wholesaler serving more than 800 member stores across the Southwest, has accelerated efforts to comply with the FDA’s new food traceability rule (FSMA 204) by adopting the ReposiTrak Traceability Network®. The move enables Affiliated Foods’ suppliers to seamlessly exchange the complex Key Data Element (KDE) information required by the FDA for every Critical Tracking Event (CTE) in its supply chain. The solution enables Affiliated Foods and its suppliers to comply ahead of the FDA’s January 2026 deadline with little disruption to operational procedures.

Where Food Comes From, Inc. Announces Investment in BlueTrace Seafood Traceability Company

April 4, 2023 Where Food Comes From

Where Food Comes From, Inc., the most trusted resource for independent, third-party verification of food production practices in North America, announced it has made an equity investment in leading seafood traceability company BlueTrace.

Food Industry Addresses U.S. FDA Requirements for Additional Traceability Records With New Guidance

March 10, 2023 GS1 US

GS1 US® has published a new guideline to help the food industry leverage GS1 Standards to help address the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Food Traceability Final Rule, which requires additional traceability records for certain foods under Section 204 of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).

Traceability Can Make Seafood Processors 60% More Profitable

February 15, 2023 Perishable News

SIMBA Solutions is a leading provider of real-time, plant floor data collection systems for Seafood Processors.  The SIMBA system collects real-time production, traceability, inventory, and shipping information using touch computers and barcoding.  The result is a powerful system that will increase productivity, lower costs and improve revenues.