Traceability for Ontario Food businesses: Competitive, Productive, Sustainable Profiles
A grower and packer of onions and carrots put in place a software package and handheld barcode scanners. They can now link data from the field to the pallets of bagged produce they ship to retail customers.
A potato grower and packer put in place a software package and lot code label printer. They can now track all data from the field to each bag of potatoes.
A small beef cattle operation uses a software package and RFID readers to capture animal management data. They can now provide data to customers from birth to the package of beef.
A cow-calf operation uses a software package and RFID readers to capture animal management data. They can now track their cattle from birth through to the sale of live animals and freezer beef.
A sheep farm uses a mechanical handling system and RFID reader. They can now meet buyer demands easily and know exactly how many lambs are ready for shipping at any given time.
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