When a health or safety risk is suspected or identified, it is vital for authorities and meat processors to have the capability to trace the problem back to its source. It is important to be able to swiftly isolate the problem to prevent contaminated products reaching consumers while providing accurate information to the public.
Traceability is typically defined as the ability to track any food, feed, food producing animal or substance that will be used for consumption, through all stages of production, processing and distribution., Saevar Birgisson, Innova Product Specialist - Marel Meat
Applying traceability procedures reduces the size of recalls and supports the complete value chain. Meat products registered in the Innova Food Processing Software can be traced back to its source. Innova uses various data collection points to link meat products together into one traceability chain. This traceability is key in reassuring customers about the quality and safety of food products.
Innova Food Processing Software ranges from simple device control solutions, to a total full factory control solution. It ensures reliable data collection, and so provides full traceability throughout the system. It also includes real-time monitoring of key performance indicators (KPIs) such as yield, throughput, quality, capacity and labor efficiency.