Food Safety and IOT Leave a Comment / IoT Use / By Iot Recruiter / May 27, 2019 Change is a powerful byproduct of many events. The constant transformation happening globally as we speak is happening quickly and it is all because of the Internet of Things. The food and beverage business companies have immense improvements, specifically with their supply chains. Presently, IoT helps food businesses keep their products healthier and safer as they move from one place to another. As a result, they prevent the transmission of foodborne diseases, improving the experience of all their customers. Below are some of the ways IoT technologies and devices strengthen the food and beverage industry: Multi-sectoral operations and boosted collaboration. Through effective data collection, massive levels of awareness about daily operations are acquired in the food industry. It also improves the method of communication through which researchers, businesses, and governments collaborate. These opportunities will help build a heartier, more perceptive supply chain. Certain bodies that regulate products and processes will be more capable of reviewing and sharing information about food safety. This allows them to work better with food handlers to make sure the products are treated with the utmost care. The GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative) is already taking part in making this possible. Improved traceability. It is crucial for a food and beverage company’s personnel to handle the products appropriately. Real-time sensors in IoT make it possible for partners and third parties to follow the guidelines. Various IoT devices gather and transmit information through digital data or content. This makes it possible for the company to keep better controls, make new opportunities, and create more potent processes. IoT also improved the traceability of the products, letting the companies track their products from their origin to their destination. Through this technology, various distributors can follow the food, making sure that there are no unexpected shifts and that the storage temperature is appropriate during transport. Remote access in product monitoring. Because of IoT, tracking various products is possible in real-time. Almost instant access to these goods, though indirect, is a valuable advantage given by this technology. Even if you have automated handling systems, you can still take control if it’s imperative. You can still label the unsafe products as contaminated and pull them off the shelves. Through IoT remote access, you can also send alerts about the product, preventing customers from using them. Proper storage and handling of products. Maintaining and securing the proper storage and handling conditions of food will be much easier for food handlers because of IoT devices. Aside from the secure and healthy transport of food, it also includes the source of the food, its processing, up to its packaging. Interested parties can track their products through the RFID tags in the wrapping and food labels. This IoT technology prevents food contamination. If ever some items do become contaminated, the products will be removed from the supply and production lines much earlier. Product automation. IoT’s data streaming and automation, employees have more time to do more important tasks. Through IoT technology, products reach customers more quickly. Handling times are more enhanced, so time is not wasted as the products are being transported. IoT is making products safer and healthier from source to table. There is less stress now in transporting sensitive goods as well. IoT is, indeed, indispensable, helping both manufacturers and customers have access to the best quality of products in the shortest amount of time possible.