trace-back

trace-back

(trās′bak″)
Determination of the source or origin of an event, e.g., in a public health inquiry into the cause of an outbreak of a disease.
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The policy measures include a new trace-back measure overseen by USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service that will allow the agency to control pathogens earlier and prevent them from triggering foodborne illnesses and outbreaks.
Red Blossom Farms has introduced a Web-accessible trace-back system for strawberries just in time for the peak spring season.
The system can be deployed for case and pallet trace-forward and trace-back, as well as full unit-level traceability.
This application has been proven in a complete poultry trace-back program in Thailand.
We are certain that our product can help to provide timely trace-back of origin in the case of a BSE / Mad Cow outbreak and do so at a lesser cost to ranchers and industry.
Providing optimal trace-back ability of animals is what we must have to protect and manage our food supply.
RFID provides a means for positive identification and trace-back of animals or objects that have been identified with a microchip or RFID tag.
If there are any cases of CWD near our ranch, it is critical to have the ability to show trace-back history to assure the herd was or was not exposed to near-by CWD positive herds.
In 2004, after nearly three years of development, Advanced ID Corporation began commercializing its ultra high frequency (UHF) DataTRAC(TM) tags, readers, and trace-back management solutions that can assist in minimizing or eliminating the spread of disease and the resulting impact on biosecurity and food safety issues.
The Canadian Cattle Identification Program is an industry-led initiative designed to promote beef consumption through assurance of efficient trace-back and containment of serious animal health and food safety problems.
Thailand's initial requirements for implementation of an identification and trace-back system will include approximately 1,000,000 tags, 500 readers and database management systems.
The impact of food safety and biosecurity issues related to global disease outbreaks and bio-terrorism continues to elevate the need for identification and trace-back systems around the world.