iFoodDS and IBM have unveiled a robust compliance and traceability solution for FSMA 204, catering to both large enterprises and smaller suppliers. This joint effort combines IBM’s Sterling Supply Chain Intelligence Suite and IBM Food Trust Network with it’s traceability applications and industry expertise.
The FDA’s Food Traceability Rule imposes stricter recordkeeping and data-sharing requirements for food-related businesses, enhancing the traceability of the food supply chain to mitigate foodborne illnesses.
Frank Yianna’s, Food Safety Leader and Food System Futurist, believes that IBM and iFoodDS collaboration can enhance food supply chain transparency and safety.
This solution operates on the IBM Cloud, leveraging the IBM Food Trust Network, which follows GS1 standards for traceability systems. It trace Exchange provides FSMA 204 data capture tools, compliance expertise, and network dashboards.
As the FSMA 204 compliance deadline approaches, businesses seek preparedness solutions. For more information, visit ifoodds.com.
Beyond compliance, this joint solution fosters a connected value chain, promoting collaboration between trading partners and enhancing product safety and quality insights.
Christina Shim, Global Head of Product Management and strategy at IBM Sustainability Software, highlights the rising adoption of tech-enabled traceability as the FSMA 204 deadline nears.
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Scott Mathews, CEO of iFoodDS, emphasizes the benefits of combining their expertise with IBM’s traceability platform to streamline compliance and gain competitive advantages.
About IBM: IBM is a global leader in hybrid cloud, AI, and consulting services, assisting clients in over 175 countries to harness data insights, optimize processes, reduce costs, and stay competitive across industries.
They offer connected traceability, quality, and food safety solutions, aiding enterprises in achieving visibility, streamlined inspections, waste reduction, and quality optimization in their supply chains. Its subsidiary, New Era Partners, helps navigate the FDA’s Food Traceability Rule, FSMA 204 compliance.
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