Top Reasons Food Manufacturers Should Invest in End-to-end Supply Chain Traceability
Compliance with national and international legislation is a situation that forces the hands of stakeholders in the food and beverage industry to adopt a traceability solution. Nevertheless, several other advantages must be underscored.
How to Build Trust in a Supply Chain? It Starts With Data
Trust is critical in ensuring improved supply chain resiliency and business continuity. Trust in supply chain data. Trust in the transparency of all stakeholders.
FSMA Regulation 204 Has Come Into Effect
In November 2022, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued its final ruling on the Requirements for Additional Traceability Records for Certain Foods (Food Traceability Final Rule) under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Section 204(d).
Visionary 200 interviews OPTEL’s Florent Bouguin
As part of the Visionary 200 Sustainability Summit 2022, OPTEL’s Vice-President and Chief Technology Officer, Florent Bouguin, Eng, M.Sc., was interviewed by the event’s organizers.
Uzbekistan ASL BELGISI Update: Mandatory Serialization Of Pharmaceutical Products
Uzbekistan is taking proactive measures to improve the healthcare standards in the country and developing an efficient traceability system.
How to Reduce the Risks of Food Fraud With the Right Food Traceability and Anti-counterfeiting Solution
Food fraud is on the rise. With skyrocketing prices, less frequent monitoring and massive supply chain disruptions, fraudsters are becoming more brazen and more sophisticated in their counterfeiting practices.
The Advantages Beyond Food Safety Prevention and Outbreak Response
Food traceability software, with sophisticated inventory tracking and planning capabilities, can offer many other advantages to agri-food businesses besides preventing and mitigating the impact of foodborne illnesses.
Why and How Are Data Matrix Codes Used in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Data Matrix codes can offer high density data in smaller sizes, which makes them best to be used on products that have a limited surface area to print on. Data Matrix codes are also the only 2D codes approved by GS1 for regulated healthcare items.
Leveraging Technology to Identify GHG Hotspots and Reduce Scope 3 Emissions
What is Scope 3 of the GHG protocol and why is it so important? Learn how end-to-end supply chain traceability can help reduce GHG emissions and hit Scope 3 targets.
Leveraging Circular Economy Innovations to Overcome Supply Chain Challenges
The major ripple effects of COVID-19 and the Ukraine crisis have indeed caused many a cog in material and manufacturing supply chains.
Top Benefits of Using an Intelligent Supply Chain Platform for FSMA Compliance
The FSMA’s Section 204 requires that stakeholders throughout the food supply chain beef up their traceability recordkeeping capacities as well as revamp the technologies, workflows and procedures for FSMA compliance.
Bill 3846 and the Brazilian National Drug Control System
Bill 3846, which proposes including a QR code for a digital patient package insert, also contains text that revokes the requirement of drug serialization and establishment of the National Drug Control System (SNCM).