UN SDG #15 Life on Land UN SDG #15

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Traceability in the food industry leads to accountability and safety

Traceability refers to the means to track any food through all stages of production, processing, and distribution. Heightened consumer awareness of food safety and, in general, on food quality means that traceability is a vital issue in the food industry.

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Traceability in the food industry leads to accountability and safety

Traceability refers to the means to track any food through all stages of production, processing, and distribution. Heightened consumer awareness of food safety and, in general, on food quality means that traceability is a vital issue in the food industry.
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When consumers are offered transparency, they feel secure in the knowledge that the food that they are consuming is both safe and of high quality. Common strategies to improve traceability in the food industry include the implementation of food laws and/or using blockchain technology. This helps encourage healthy, sanitary practices, which is good all around - for the animals, plants, and humans.

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