ID'd from farm to table

Sullivan, David; Policastrol, Ellen Fussell
July 2009
InTech;Jul2009, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p22
The article reports on the implementation of radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology in the event of Mad Cow outbreak in the U.S. For proponents of RFID, they believe that this technology could aid the cattle and meat industry since it could help contain and isolate a scare. It says that RFID technology can further monitor animal behavior and offer information on how often an animal is feeding and drinking. Manufacturing execution systems (MES), is also one of the enabling technologies that can support manufacturers.


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