Ensuring food safety from farm to fork through industrial engineering

Record-keeping application devised to streamline tracking of produce

By Anuj Mittal, Claire Zabel and Jason Grimm

Salmonella. E. coli. Cryptosporidium. As anyone who has experienced it will attest, foodborne illness is no joke. Fresh produce is especially high risk because it is often consumed raw. Fruit and vegetable growers have a vital role in supplying secure and safe produce, especially those selling to institutions such as schools, grocers and wholesalers.

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