Which Way to Traceability?

Rutherford, Burt
December 2009
BEEF;Dec2009, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p16
Trade Publication
The article discusses the beef system traceability issues in the U.S. Gary C. Smith, distinguished professor of the Colorado State University, explains the bookends and life-cycle beef traceability systems practiced in the country and outlines four situations which could help motivate the mandatory implementation of food safety protection. Moreover, Smith advices the beef industry to develop a market-driven system as it moves forward on the future of traceability in the country.


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