Food transparency continues to be a high-value request from U.S. consumers. Food safety and traceability go hand-in-hand in food transportation and retail.

New technology boasts 5G trackers that provide real-time shipment tracking, allowing food shippers, logistics providers and receivers to actively monitor the location and condition of food products. Another California-based company that provides traceability software might soon embark on a pursuit to help grocers comply with the latest FDA provision to the Food Safety Modernization Act.

Monitoring temperature and other end-to-end food journey conditions is a strong step forward in the continuous improvement of food safety.

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