Table of Contents

Dedication

Background

Chapter one. Introduction to Transporter Container Sanitation, Traceability and Temperature Controls

Abstract

Inspection as the Primary Basis for Food Quality and Safety

The Need for Technology and Hard Data to Enter the Certification Arena

Moving to Measurement and Causal Analysis

Prevention

Risk Factors in Real Time

The Forgotten Element: Food on the Move

Some Definitions

International Guidance Related to Food Safety in Transportation Processes

Chapter two. Current and Emerging Transportation Food Safety Models

Abstract

Return on Investment and Financial Benefits for Emerging Transportation Monitors

Basic Traceability and Monitoring Models

Examples of Transportation Process Quality Measurement

Inter- and Intra-State Shipping

Air and Ocean Food Shipments

Emerging Monitoring Models: Intelligent Delivery Control Systems, RFID, ILC and RH

ILC Devices

RFID Systems

Other Radiofrequency Systems

Sanitation Issues

Automation in Interior Wash and Sanitation

Intermodal

Chapter three. Introduction to In-Transit Food Safety Auditing and Standards

Abstract

Quality in Food Safety Transportation

Internal Audits and Teams: Organizing for System Implementation

Continuous Improvement Team Concepts

Internal Audit Team Causal Analysis and Management Reporting

External Audits and Auditors

In-transit Standards: Introduction and Organization

Certification Rules

Certification Categories

Chapter four. System Management and Record Keeping

Abstract

Management System (M)

M 101 Food In-Transit Policy

M 102 Manual

M 103 Organization Chart

M 104 Assignment of Responsibility

M 105 Annual Review (Monitoring)

Ambient Atmosphere

Details

No. of pages:
288
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780124077751
Electronic ISBN:
9780124078956

Reviews

"…summary of methods and standards for maintaining food safety during the transportation phases of its journey from production to consumption. The book begins by introducing transport container sanitation, traceability, and temperature control, current models for monitoring and incentivizing good practice including RFID tracking integrated with multiple condition sensors, and auditing and certifications in the industry."--ProtoView.com, April 2014