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PLM Product Data Record Is Key To Unlocking Traceability

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This Food Manufacturing article explores how F&B companies can enable traceability and guarantee compliance by implementing a product lifecycle management (PLM) system to manage the product data record.

In my last column, we looked at why having a system of traceability is so important for enabling Food and Beverage (F&B) companies to mitigate the risks of contamination and recalls. It didn’t take long to find more examples that reinforce this need. In the first few weeks of May alone, we’ve seen recalls of romaine lettuce and sprouts due to bacterial contamination, as well as beef containing the Invermectin anti-parasitic drug.

Originally published on June 1st, 2010

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Topics: Article, Compliance, Consumer Goods, Consumer Safety, CPG, F&B, Food and Beverage, Food Manufacturing, Food Recall, Food Safety, George Young, PLM, Product Data Model, Product Data Record, Product Development, Product Lifecycle Management, Regulations, Regulatory Compliance, Traceability

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George Young

George Young

George is a founder of Kalypso. Motto: Don't just question authority - question everything.
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