Storing temperature-sensitive products presents many challenges for food supply companies. Food that isn't stored properly can spoil quickly and become unsafe to eat. In fact, the Food and Architecture Organization of the United Nations reports that one-third of all the food produced in the world for human consumption is either lost or wasted - 1.3 billion tons!
Maintaining a proper temperature is essential to protecting perishable food items stored in refrigerators or freezers. Food that isn’t stored properly can spoil or become contaminated. Sixty million tons of food is wasted in North America every year, with 22 percent lost after production and before consumption. Monitoring food storage temperatures can help you minimize food waste and ensure food safety.
Many facilities rely on their employees to manually monitor food storage temperatures and critical conditions. However, this method of monitoring is not only time-consuming, but expensive. Not to mention, your..
Maintaining compliance with government regulations recently became a lot more complicated for people working in the nation’s food supply industry. In September 2016 the FDA began enforcing the sweeping Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). Fortunately, new remote temperature monitoring technology can play a significant role in keeping food supplies safe and companies in compliance.